Engage Construction is a new Construction and Construction Management Service company founded by Eoghan O’Shea and John Barrett.

In establishing Engage we aspire to exceed Client expectations and to quickly build a best in class reputation for value delivery across all of our projects.

The key to achieving this goal is maintaining a strong management focus to ensure that all Engage projects are completed safely, quickly and to a high standard.

What We Do

We offer a broad range of services which can be assembled in whole or in part to suit the particular requirements of your project. These services include:

  • Main Contractor
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Health & Safety Management including PSCS
  • Commercial Contract Management
  • Civil, Structural and Architectural Construction
  • Civil Engineering and Ground Works
  • Schedule Management
  • Construction Procurement Management
  • System Commissioning and Validation Support

Leveraging from our Directors’ experience we are available to quote for projects in the following sectors:

  • Life Sciences including Medical Devices, Pharma and BioPharma
  • Industrial Property
  • Commercial Property
  • Site development
  • Retail Property
  • Office fitouts
  • Large Residential
  • Civil Engineering

Who We Are

Engage Construction has been established by our two Directors, Eoghan O’Shea and John Barrett.

Eoghan O’Shea, Managing Director

Eoghan is an experienced Chartered Engineer with over 15 years’ experience of delivering projects across a broad range of sectors. He is an engaging and effective leader with a track record of the effective management of multi-disciplined delivery teams and has a reputation for an approach characterised by a clear and direct communication style.  Eoghan’s experience has been gained in a family run construction business; engineering consultancy serving life science, food, industrial and commercial sectors, and private UK based water utility business.

John Barrett, Operations Director

An experienced Civil Engineer, John has worked in the Construction Industry from a young age through his involvement in a family run Construction Contracting business.  Delivery focused, John has a reputation for integrity and honesty with Clients and colleagues alike.  John is a clear, direct communicator and excels at assembling and managing teams towards achieving project goals.  John has personally delivered all Engage Construction projects completed since our inception.



Sufficient capital reserves currently held in the company to serve cash flow exposure anticipated on projects ranging in value to €3m for 2018, with plan to build resources to allow consideration for projects to €10m value.

Fully insured with:

−Public Liability Indemnity Limit @ €6.5m

−Product Liability Indemnity Limit @ €6.5m

−Employers Liability Indemnity Limit @ €13m

VAT Registered


Panel of proven trade sub-contractors across all construction specialities

Maintain a core in-house staff to cover project management activities


Civil Engineering Plant includes Tracked Excavator, Rubber Tyred Digger and Tractor/Trailer combinations.

Stock of  in-house Construction small tools and equipment.

Supply Chain:

Customer accounts and credit terms established with all main construction material and service provider companies including Builders Providers, Concrete Products and Aggregates, Labour Agencies, Plant Hire etc.