What We Do  

MKO is Ireland’s largest planning and environmental consultancy.

With offices in Galway and Dublin and staff based nationwide, we deliver challenging and complex projects for our clients. Our multi-disciplinary service offerings and a broad range of nationwide experience add real value to our client’s projects.

Our team of over 180+ experienced professionals work across specialist teams including Planning, Environmental, Ecology, Ornithology, Land Solutions, Project Management, Project Communications, Health and Safety, amongst many others. MKO has grown significantly in recent years because of our strong track record and the successful projects we have delivered for our clients.

Our experience spans the full range of sectors, including renewable energy, commercial and industrial development, roads and transport infrastructure, ports and marine, energy infrastructure, retail, quarrying, education, housing, waste management, water, and other utilities.

Our values reflect how we undertake our work. The requirements of every project are individually assessed to ensure the work proposed is fit for purpose. Our reputation is very important to us, both in the eyes of our clients, whose expectations we always want to meet and in the view of our professional peers who review our work. Our people approach the most complex challenges with confidence and a can-do attitude. We recognise we must be adaptable and flexible in our work to meet ever-changing requirements. When we lead or form part of a project team, we take all the responsibilities of being part of a team.

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Our Core Purpose

MKO’s core purpose is to provide an exciting, challenging workplace where we achieve world-class standards, deliver great projects that enhance peoples’ lives, the environment and leave a legacy we’re proud of.

Our Values

Values are the fundamental guiding principles for what MKO does, and how we do it.


Fit for purpose


Find ways to get the job done


Trust and support each other to deliver


‘Can Do’ attitude


Do the right thing

Who We Are

Eoin McCarthy
Senior Environmental Scientist

Eoin O’Sullivan
Project Director Environmental

Órla Murphy
Senior Environmental Scientist

Owen Cahill
Senior Environmental Engineer

Pamela Harty
Project Director Planning

Patrick Hehir
Project Environmental Scientist

Patrick Manley

Sarah Mullen
Project Director Ecology

Sean McCarthy
Project Director Planning