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Cork Criminal Courthouse receives 3 awards.

We are very proud to announce that the Cork Criminal Courthouse by OPW Architects with Wilson Architecture and Bluett O’Donoghue  received three awards at the 2019 RIAI Architectural Awards.. This is a fantastic result following tough competition from 41 shortlisted projects.

  • Winner of  the Innovation award
  • 2nd place in the RIAI Public Choice Awards
  • 2nd place Cultural – Public Building award

Congratulations to Michael O’Boyle  who lead the Bluett & O Donoghue Team.

Facilities Management – IFE Fire Safety Forum

Peter Bluett presented a paper “Communicating the Fire Safety Message (Roles and Responsibilities)” at the FM Ireland 2018 Conference in the RDS Dublin on the 7th March 2018. Peter advised on Fire Safety and Management issues for existing premises and the requirement to have an up to date Safety Register in the premises. Also reviewed was the requirement to obtain Fire Safety Certificates and a review of issues which arise in relation to fire safety inspections.

Other speakers at the event included; Brian Bourke, IFE & Forward Fire Engineering, Dr Kevin Bradley, Secretary General, The International Bromine Council, Mr Victor Hrymak, Senior Lecturer, Dublin Institute of Technology, Mr Rob Greenfield, BIFM Academy, Mr William Ward, BB7 Executive Fire Engineer, Mr Derek Watters, MD Techno Training.