International Construction Management in Ireland

International Construction Management in Ireland 

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Dates: May 12 - 26, 2020

3 credits: BCM 490


This course will focus on the construction industry of Ireland.  Students will tour new construction and historic renovation sites in the cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Galway. Students will also attend lectures/presentations by Irish faculty (Technological University of Dublin/National University of Ireland) and construction personnel to gain insight into the construction industry of Ireland. Cultural visits include the Guinness Brewery, GPO (site of the Irish Easter Uprising), Christ Church Cathedral, kissing the Blarney Stone, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh Heritage Museum, and the Aran Islands.  


Preliminary  Itinerary

Monday, May 11th

          Travel to Dublin

Tuesday, May 12th

          Arrive in Dublin

          Guinness Brewery Tour

          Dinner at O'Neils Bar Carvery

Wednesday, May 13th

          Technological University of Dublin - lecture on Irish Construction Industry

          Construction Job Site Tour

          Lunch at TUD

          Construction Job Site Tour

          Walking Tour of Dublin

Thursday, May 14th

          Trinity College - Tour Book of Kells/Long Room

          National Museum of Ireland Tour

          Train to Cork

          Visit University of Cork

          Dinner at Reidy's Wine Vaulty Pub

Friday, May 15th

          Jobsite Visit with BAM Contractors

Saturday, May 16th

          Bus Tour to Ring of Kerry

Sunday, May 17th

          Bus Tour to Blarney Castle/Cobh

          Tour Blarney Castle/Blarney Stone

          Cobh Heritage Museum

          Visit St. Coleman Cathedral

Monday, May 18th

          Train to Limerick/Bunratty

          Free time

          Traditional Medieval Dinner

Tuesday, May 19th

          Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

          Durty Nelly's Pub

Wednesday, May 20th

          Chartered bus to Galway with sightseeing stops along the way: Leamenagh Castle, Caher Connell Stone Fort, Poulnabrone Portal Tomb, Blackhead, Ballyryan, Cliffs of Moher, Cork Screw Hill

          Lunch at O'Connor's Pub in Doolin

Thursday, May 21st

          Jobsite visit with JJ Rhatigan & Company

          Dinner at King's Head Pub

Friday, May 22nd

          Trip to Aran Islands

          Music Night at King's Head Pub

Saturday, May 23rd

          Galway Bus Tour to Dublin with sightseeing stops along the way: Ross Errily Friary, Cong Village, Connemara region, Killary Fjord, Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Gardens, Inagh Valley,

           Maam Cross, Oughterard

Sunday, May 24th

          Free time in Dublin

Monday, May 25th

          Gothic Cathedral Construction lecture

          Tour Dublinia & Christchurch Cathedral

          Jameson Distillery Tour

          Dublin Castle Tour

          Last pint at Brazen Head Pub

          Dinner at F.X. Buckley

Tuesday, May 26th

          Travel to United States


Contact program leader James Jenkins via email with your questions.

Program flyer

Department Location Duration Professor
Construction Management Technology Ireland Maymester/Summer James Jenkins