About Us

Company History

Established in 2003, Padraig Connell Consulting Engineers is a vibrant Planning, Architecture and Engineering Consultancy in Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Padraig Connell Consulting Engineers specialise in bespoke house design, renovations and extensions. We understand the stress and difficulties that clients may have in achieving their dream home, therefore we offer the complete package from initial concept/design stage through planning and on to on-site inspection of works for mortgage purposes/stage payments and Certification in Compliance with Planning and Building Regulations. This results in the client dealing directly with one consultancy practice from start to finish.

Padraig Connell Consulting Engineers

Our mission is to exceed our clients expectations by providing the best effective design solutions through the continued development of our people.


To be recognised as a vibrant multi-disciplinary consultancy that creates a unique environment for our our people and our clients through the use of creativity, sustainability, innovation and integrity.

  • Integrity – honesty and uncompromising ethical principles.
  • Teamwork – working together with our people and our clients to achieve goals.
  • Quality – investment in our people and our technology to maintain the highest standards in our work practises.
  • Sustainability – to help improve the environment through the design of sustainable infrastructure.
  • Accountability – recognition of the decisions our people make and ensure responsibility for our mistakes.

Our People


Padraig set up the practice in 2003 and has overseen the steady development of the practice. Padraig offers a wealth of experience in construction, design, Building Control, Surveying, contracts, and acts as an expert witness for personal injury claims, land disputes, licensing applications, and building defects claims.

Padraig Connell

Back Row – Daniel Mullan ACIAT, Liam Mahon MIEI
Front Row – Sarah Browne, Padraig Connell
Inset – Tracey Connell

Liam Mahon MIEI

Civil Engineer
Bachelor (Hon) in Civil Engineering (AIT)
Liam joined the practice as an Engineer in 2015.

Daniel Mullan ACIAT

Senior Architectural Technologist
Dip Arch Tech – ACIAT
Daniel joined the practice in 2016 bringing with him a wealth of experience working within the residential and commercial sectors.

Sarah Browne

Part II Architectural Graduate
Bachelor Architectural Science (UCD)
Master of Architecture (UCD&ENSASE)

Sarah joined the practice in July 2018 after finishing her Part II Master’s in Architecture at the University College Dublin where she also completed her Part I Bachelors.
She is a graduate member of the RIAI and studied at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Saint-Étienne as part of her Erasmus where she gained a keen interest in the visual representation of Architecture.

Tracey Connell

Tracey has been working with Padraig Connell Consulting Engineers as Office Manager for 3 years.