Who We Are

Moore Group is a multi-disciplinary environmental, planning and heritage resource management consultancy. Our work includes Environmental Impact Assessments (EIS), surveys of terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments, conservation management planning, ecological landscape design, built heritage and archaeological consultancy and fieldwork including excavation and specialist services. Our principal consultants are listed below.

The bullDeclan Moore, Managing Director, Consultant Archaeologist

Declan studied Archaeology and English at University College Galway, graduating in 1991.  He obtained a certificate in Management Studies in 1994 and became a licence eligible archaeologist in 1999.  Since graduating he has gained over 20 years experience as a field archaeologist, site supervisor and consultant.  Declan is a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland and the European Association of Archaeologists. Declan founded Moore Group in 2001.

Declan’s professional experience stems from a comprehensive knowledge of Irish field archaeology, historical research and Irish Archaeological Legislation.

Declan does most of our tweeting from @mooregroup

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Email: declan@mooregroup.ie

BowGer O’Donohoe, Environmental Manager, Consultant Ecologist

Ger has over 20 years experience as an environmental consultant with particular experience in the management and planning of Environmental Impact Assessments.  He graduated from GMIT in 1993 with a B.Sc. in Applied Aquatic Sciences and subsequently worked in environmental consultancy while completing an M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences, graduating from Trinity College, Dublin in 1999. He joined Moore Group in 2002.

His primary role, and main experience in Moore Group is the management and compilation of Environmental Impact Statements and undertaking Ecological Impact Assessments of the terrestrial and aquatic environments of any particular development. Ger has excellent knowledge of Environmental Legislation, Planning and Policy.  He has extensive experience in freshwater and marine ecology and in terrestrial habitat surveying and mapping. In addition to freshwater and marine ecology Ger carried bat surveys, mammal surveys and specialises in Visual Impact Assessment (VIA).

Ger’s linkedin page is here.

Email: ger@mooregroup.ie

ArrowBilly Quinn, Consultant Archaeologist

Billy studied Archaeology and History at University College Galway, graduating with honours in 1991.  He went on to obtain a postgraduate diploma in Business Studies.  Since graduating he has gained a wide range of field experience as an archaeologist and in 1996 became licence eligible.  Billy is also a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland. Ho joined Moore Group in 2003.

Over the past 22 years Billy has worked on many significant excavations in Ireland ranging from Early Christian to Post Medieval sites.  As a licensed archaeologist he has been involved in schemes ranging from small scale dwelling developments to large infrastructural schemes including multi period excavations.  As a senior consultant with Moore Group he has managed large scale projects including the redevelopment of Eyre Square, Dunmore Sewage Scheme and Newmarket Sewage Scheme.  He has experience in numerous urban and rural housing and industrial developments nationwide. Billy is adept at managing personnel and motivating a team from on site work, post excavation analysis through to the final report writing stage. In the past these projects have required in excess of 20 people working in varying specialist services with a wide range of skill sets.

Billy’s empty linkedin page is here

Email: billy@mooregroup.ie