||Bord Na Móna Plc.
||Drehid Integrated Waste Management Facility
||Planning Granted by An Bord Pleanala after Oral Hearing
IGI (Institute of Geologists of Ireland)
"The role of Geology in the successful delivery of major
The IGI Conference "Breaking Ground" will be
held on 11th November 2005 in Dublin Castle. The objective of
the conference is to explain how the geological profession is
an essential contributor to understanding and overcoming challenging
ground conditions that affect the construction of major onshore
and offshore infrastructure projects. Presentations will address
the importance of site investigation to ensure that construction
design is not compromised. Sean Finlay (TES) and Kevin Cullen
will be presenting a paper relating to "Hazardous Waste".
This years conference is sponsored by TOBIN Consulting Engineers.
National Hydrology Seminar 2005
The sixth National Hydrology Seminar will be held on 15th November
2005 in the Tullamore Court Hotel. Leo Brogan (Field
Geologist and Hydrogeologist at TES) will present a joint paper
with Prof. Conleth Cunnane (Department of Engineering Hydrology,
NUI Galway) entitled "Low Flow Hydrology in Ireland".
Litter Seminar 2005
The Litter Monitoring Body (LMB) Seminar took place on November
2nd 2005 at Tullamore Court Hotel, organised by TES. The seminar
was a resounding success with a combination of presentations,
workshops and Q&A sessions. The event was attended by DoEHLG
representatives and many local authority representatives. Sean
Finlay (Executive Chairman TES) chaired the conference. All
delegates and in particular the DoEHLG were very complimentary
of an excellent event.
Congratulations to all the speakers, including
Mairead Hogan, Emma Delaney and Maeve Mc Kenna (TES), who contributed
many interesting viewpoints to the discussion forum. Many thanks
to Mairead Hogan and all the team on a job very well done.
TES/TOBIN have added a new member to their growing list of staff!
We are delighted to announce the arrival of a 2-month old greyhound
to our company. Discussions are in progress regarding the name
of the pup but hopefully we have a winner on our hands!! Watch
TES Consulting Engineers would like to wish Emma Delaney the
very best of luck on her world travels, beginning this month.
Emma has been an integral member of TES for the past 3 years
and has been very involved in a number of projects including
socio-economic contributions to EIS reports, the Litter Monitoring
Body and various wind energy projects.
Hopefully, Emma will be returning to TES following her year
of travel and adventure.
Mystery Pub Trail 2005 –Dublin
On October 21st, 25 brave souls made their way to Hogan’s
Bar on George Street, Dublin, where their fate for the next
5/12 hours (!) was decided. The teams were announced and the
“Mystery Pub Trail 2005” began….Social Organiser
Bronagh Lennon had carried out some pre-event research and after
the clues for each host bar were deciphered, the masses went
forth to conquer!
Each bar had a number of clues to which answers
were required in order to gain points for the final. Some of
the clues were so cleverly thought out by the organiser, that
an anagram was mistaken for a play-on-words and one team ended
up at the wrong “watering hole”, where they even
managed to answer the questions associated with this bar!
At 7:30, following much banter between the
teams as they attempted to conceal their answers and send the
opposition miles off course, all retreated to the final pit
The answer sheets were quickly corrected and the tension was
But no winner was announced – Ms. Lennon
was to ensure that the eventual winners were to hard-earn the
much coveted trophy and each member of the competing teams fought
their way to victory through a series of original and highly
The final winners “Team Delaney”,
comprised of Dawn Mitchell, Colin Peacock, Emma Delaney and
Alan O’Brien and as they positioned the “Mystery
Pub Trail 2005” trophy in a prime viewing location on
the following Monday morning, the defeated teams could barely
disguise their heartache as they trudged through the office
to their seats.
A list of Dublin’s prime bars was discovered
on the printer at lunchtime as one member of staff had decided
to prepare well in advance for next year’s event…..
Thank you Bronagh for all your hard work -
it was greatly appreciated!