Fintan Bennett F.S.C.S.I., F.R.I.C.S.

Fintan Bennett joined Brendan Merry and Partners in 1996 and was appointed Director in 1998. Fintan has over 25 years experience in Quantity Surveying practice. He has specific expertise in the Health, Leisure and Education Sectors including Ecclesiastical Projects. Fintan has been involved with the construction of many Hotels from green field sites including the Radisson Airport Hotel and Druids Glen Hotel and Resort Development in Wicklow. Other Hotel and Leisure experience includes the Parknasilla Hotel and Resort, The Glenview Hotel and The Burlington Hotel.

Recently Fintan has been involved with the Reinstatement of St. Mel’s Cathedral Longford, Dublin Dental Hospital, Loreto College Foxrock, Enabling Works at St. James’s Hospital to facilitate the construction of the New Children’s Hospital and projects in Newmarket including a 400 Bed Student Accommodation Project for GSA and a 130 Bed Nursing Home for Carechoice on Mill Street. Other recent projects include New Artificial Rugby Pitches for Clontarf RFC and Belvedere College, a New Crematorium at Dardistown Cemetery for Glasnevin Trust and work for Tusla at Portrane providing High Secure Child Protection Units.

Following gaining valuable experience dealing with the St. Mel’s Cathedral and other Ecclesiastical Projects, Fintan now carries out a significant amount of Reinstatement Valuations for Diocese throughout Ireland. Brendan Merry & Partners have also worked with Allianz Religious Insurance Division ensuring Churches and Cathedral’s are adequately insured. Our company is also involved with providing Reinstatement Valuations for The Congregation of the Holy Spirit, a portfolio which includes the Kimmage Manor Spiritan Campus, Rockwell College, Blackrock College, Willow Park Junior School, St. Mary’s College, Templeogue College and St. Michael’s College.

Fintan has also been involved in directing many of the firm’s small/medium construction projects and has past experience working in the UK. He is also involved with developing and improving the company’s quality management and cost management systems.

Damien Morgan M.S.C.S.I., M.R.I.C.S

Damien Morgan joined Brendan Merry and Partners in 2000 and was appointed Director in 2006.

Damien qualified with a degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown, in 1997 and had previous Quantity Surveying experiece working in Belfast, Dublin and Australia before joining Brendan Merry & Partners. He became a Chartered member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in 2002.

Throughout his time with Brendan Merry & Partners, Damien has been involved in a wide range of projects for both public and private Clients from Educational (Primary though to Third Level), Healthcare, Office Fit-Outs, Fire Stations, Art Centres, Libraries and Refurbishment projects.

His has specific expertise in Conservation and Refurbishment projects, recently completing projects for Trinity College on Campus and close by in Fenian Street, the restoration (following fire damage) of the magnificent St. Catherine’s Church on Meath Street for the Archdiocese of Dubin also the restoration of Belvedere House for Belvedere College.

The restoration of St. Mary’s Church in Kilkenny, encompassed all spectrums of conservation works both in the external facade and internal finishes whilst also accommodating significant archaeologial excavations and discoveries. This project provided a great opportunity to build and develop such experience.

Damien is involved with developing and improving the company’s quality and I.T. Management Systems which resulted in Brendan Merry &; Partners attaining ISO 9001: 2008 status since 2006. He is also instrumental in maintaining Brendan Merry & Partners drive to incorporate all the latest technology advances in the industry.

External Consultant

Michael Mulryan F.S.C.S.I., F.R.I.C.S.

Michael Mulryan joined Brendan Merry and Partners in 1978 and was appointed Director in 1988. He was Managing Director from 2007 to 2017.

Michael has over 39 years’ experience in Quantity Surveying practice. He has specific expertise in Procurement, Contract and Dispute advice. His broad experience includes major Healthcare, Educational and Commercial projects. Michael works as a Conciliator, Mediator and Arbitrator on contract disputes within the Construction Industry.

Michael is an active member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. He has been Chairman of the Quantity Surveying Division, Chairman of the Liaison Committee and is currently the Chairman of the Agreed Rules of Measurement Joint Committee and the Surveying Courses Accreditation Committee.