Grand Canal Theatre, Dublin, Image credit Ros Kavanagh Photographer

Flexible design

A Flexibly-designed 2,100 seat theatre which accommodates ballet, musical and opera productions.

Grand Canal Theatre
Interior view of Dublin Airport's Terminal 2, credit Ian Bruce Photography

Transformation programme

Achieving seamlessly excellent service levels for passengers has been central to the design of Terminal 2.

Terminal 2, Dublin Airport
Night view of the Living Bridge, credit Arup/ROS KAVANAGH PHOTOGRAPHER

Organic relationships

Spanning 350 metres, the Living Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge in Ireland.

Living Bridge, University of Limerick
External view of the new engineering building, NUI Galway.

A living laboratory

The scheme reflects the requirement to maintain maximum flexibility for future use of the building.

New Engineering Building, NUI Galway

Arup in Ireland has been delivering landmark projects since our foundation in 1946, when Ove Arup teamed up with a local architect for the design of the Irish national bus company headquarters in Dublin, which represents outstanding importance in the history of Irish architecture. Today we have over 360 qualified and accredited engineers and staff based in our Dublin, CorkLimerick and Galway offices. We have built a reputation for unrivalled local expertise and knowledge and we are now one of the largest engineering consulting firms in Ireland.





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  • 04Feb 2015

    UCC Beaufort Building topping out ceremony

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  • 29Jan 2015

    Arup scoops two accolades at the LAMA Awards

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