Interview Archive

Valuing standards

Society President Pauline Daly spoke to RÓISÍN TREACY about her priorities for the year ahead. Pauline Daly is no stranger to the Society, having been continuously involved with numerous working groups, committees, and subcommittees since 1987. Serving on the CPD Working group, the RICS London Red Book Advisory Group, and the SCS Council

Thinking global: An interview with Society President Micheál O’Connor

Society President MICHEÁL O’CONNOR wants to see the Irish construction and property industry leading the way on the world stage. ANN-MARIE HARDIMAN reports. In his work as Senior Commercial Manager with Jacobs Engineering, Micheál has already encountered some of the issues that arise when working with an international firm, including having to adapt to different

Meet the regulator

With a background in professional regulation, PSRA Chairperson and solicitor Geraldine Clarke is a strong advocate for the new licensing system. She spoke to ANN-MARIE HARDIMAN about the Authority’s work. As a member of the original Implementation Group established by then Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Michael McDowell in

New standard bearer – Interview with Roland O’Connell

Standards and engagement are likely to be at the heart of the O’Connell presidency of the Society. PAUL O’GRADY interviewed Roland O’Connell for the Surveyors Journal. Roland O’Connell entered the property industry at the start of a very deep recession. It was 1981 and he had just completed his foundation certificate

The Power of Television

Patricia Power has become the face of quantity surveying through her role on Room to Improve on RTÉ. PAUL O’GRADY interviewed her for the Surveyors Journal. Patricia Power comes with a reputation. This, after all, is the quantity surveyor who went into the lion’s den of RTÉ’s Room to Improve and, if she