Murphy Ireland
John G Murphy, Managing Director, Murphy Ireland, and President, CECA.

Murphy Ireland is a leading multi-disciplinary engineering and construction company that directly employs over 700 engineers, designers, technicians, managers, and operatives in Ireland and over 5,000 between Canada and Great Britain.

Murphy Ireland

An integral part of the wider Murphy Group, Murphy’s Irish operations have been headquartered in Newbridge, Co Kildare, since 1968. Over 50 years on, Murphy Ireland has built a reputation for quality and excellence, offering industry-leading services in civil engineering, transport infrastructure, piling, tunnelling, structural steel, electrical services, pipe fabrication and weld testing, as well as fully integrated turnkey solutions to both the municipal and industrial water sectors, encompassing all aspects of design, construction, operation and maintenance.

Murphy Ireland’s 50 years of experience and reputation for quality, excellence and direct delivery has resulted in a growing dominance in the civil engineering sector.

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Stillorgan Reservoir, Dublin.
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Murphy Ireland projects

Recent projects include ESB Flexgen for Atlantic Projects; Portloman WTP; Donegal Villages and Ringsend SLE for Irish Water; Phase 5 of the Dodder Greenway for South Dublin County Council; the SWOS Security project; and the ongoing Network Services Framework for Gas Networks Ireland; Huddersfield Energy & Recycling Facility for Yorkshire Water; and the Sellindge Convertor station for National Grid in the UK. This is just a small sample of the breadth of work Murphy Ireland is now engaged in.

Murphy was recently awarded the Dublin Port Framework, an important part of the ongoing development of this key element in the success of Ireland’s economy. In the UK, it was awarded Butlers WTP as part of its eight-year framework with South East Water.

Murphy Ireland has offices in Grange Hall, Newry, Citywest and Newbridge and has recently opened new offices in Cookstown. Murphy enjoys trusted and long-standing relationships with clients such as Gas Networks Ireland, Irish Water, South East Water and Aughinish Alumina Ltd.

In 2022, it commenced the redevelopment of its facilities in Newbridge to accommodate its expanding steel and pipe fabrication businesses. It is also constructing new stainless steel fabrication and testing facilities, further increasing the scope of works it can self-deliver.

The company also manufactures a broad range of items, including steel bridges for export to support Murphy Group projects throughout the UK, at its steel fabrication facility in Kildare.

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Steel fabricator Anthony O’Shea, who is one of a number of employees that have completed a beekeeping course, tends a hive at Murphy Ireland’s headquarters in Kildare.
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Murphy Ireland has installed solar panels on office and container roofs.

Sustainability at Murphy Ireland

Murphy is committed to delivering a positive and lasting legacy. The company has been investing heavily in its green plant and vehicle fleet in recent years and has aggressive plans to reach carbon neutrality as soon as possible.

“Our self-delivery model is a major advantage, which allows us complete control of the programme, quality and safety on a project,” John G Murphy, Managing Director, Murphy Ireland, says. “But the driving force behind our success is ultimately our people. Murphy has a reputation for looking after its employees and for good reason. We see our people as our greatest asset. Our values are often what make people want to work for us and stay with us, so we strive to incorporate them into everything that we do.”

No 10: Murphy Ireland

ADDRESS: Great Connell, Newbridge, Co Kildare.

PHONE: 045 431384


LINKEDIN: Murphy Ireland

KEY EXECUTIVES: John G Murphy, Managing Director.

KEY ACTIVITIES: Civil Engineering, Water, Natural Resources, Power, Ground Engineering, Structural Steel.

YEAR END: 31/12/2022