About Us

We are consulting engineers providing practical and cost effective solutions.

Along with looking after our private clients we also provide a comprehensive list of services for developers, builders, legal profession and estate agents.

25 years of experience from setting out on site to designing foundations we can assure clients of our technical ability and competence. We have been site engineers on some of the most prestigious national projects. We have designed and supervised numerous house projects in the west of Ireland.

Meet the team


Keith O' Connell


B.Eng(Hons) C.Eng MIEI

Keith obtained a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from University of Glasgow in 1998. Having started in the family business at 15 in Liverpool, Keith initially obtained a Certificate in Civil Engineering from Galway Institute of Technology, a Diploma in Civil Engineering (Structural) from Cork Institute of Technology. Once graduated with a First Class Honours Degree Keith worked as a setting out engineer/foreman with Bryne Construction progressing to a role as a Project Manager with Pierce Construction on Residential and Commercial Properties. Keith was awarded Chartered Engineer status in 2003 from the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and went on to found his own Practice in 2004.


Mariusz Furman



Mariusz Furman is a Civil Engineer having qualified from Lublin University of Technology in Poland with a Masters Degree. Mariusz began his internship in 2004 as Site Engineer supervising the construction of a residential complex in Lublin. Then in 2005 Mariusz moved to Ireland to work as an architectural technician in local Architectural practice in Westport before joining Keith O'Connell Chartered Engineers in 2013.


Keith Forde

Architectural Technologist

B.Sc. Arch. Tech, Dip. Arch. Tech

Keith obtained a Bachelors Degree in Architectural Technology from Heriot-Watt University in 2003 having initially obtained a Diploma in Architectural Technology from Limerick Institute of Technology. Once graduated Keith worked as an Architectural/Engineering Technician with Muir Associates Ltd - Consulting Engineers and Project Managers in Dublin working on Industrial, Commercial and Civil Engineering Projects. Returning to his native county in 2007 Keith joined Taylor Architects where he worked on Educational, Healthcare and Commercial Projects. Keith joined O'Connell Associates in 2015 where he has worked on a number of Residential, Commercial and Mixed-Use Projects.