Eastern Region


to the Eastern Region

The Eastern Region of the CIF comprises four Branches as follows:

  • Kildare Branch
  • North East Branch
    (covering counties Meath, Louth and Monaghan)
  • Kilkenny/Carlow Branch
  • Wicklow/North Wexford Branch

Ronan O’Brien is responsible for Kilkenny/Carlow Branch and Wicklow/North Wexford Branch.

Justin Molloy is responsible for Kildare Branch and North East Branch.


Support for Members

The CIF Eastern Region maintains close links with local authorities, TDs and stakeholders. Our members are very active and represent the CIF on various committees both locally and nationally. The Eastern Region supports our members by providing information and advice in the following areas:

  • Industrial Relations and Human Resources Advice and Representation.
  • Planning and Development Issues.
  • Contractual and Procurement Services
  • Representation to Politicians, Semi-State Agencies, Local Authorities and other regional stakeholders.
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Meetings with Local Authorities, State & Semi-State Agencies as well as other regional stakeholders.

Briefings & Events

The CIF Eastern Region holds regular meetings in each of the four branches, as well as numerous briefings and events for members in the region.
Examples of stakeholders who have spoken to our members recently include:

  • Irish Water
  • Health & Safety Authority
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • ESB
  • Gas Networks Ireland.
  • Transport Infrastructure Ireland

Key Contacts

in the Eastern Region

Justin Molloy

Director, CIF Western/Midland Region

Justin Molloy is the Director for the CIF in the Western and Midland and has extensive experience of working in the construction industry. He is currently responsible for managing the four CIF Western and Midland regional branches; Galway, Donegal, North West and Midland Branches. Justin also offers expert advice and support to the members, as well as representing their interests on a number of regional committees. He regularly meets with the regional Local Authorities, State Agencies and other industry bodies to further the aims of the industry.

Ronan O’Brien

Executive, CIF Southern Region

Ronan O’Brien is an Executive for the CIF Southern Region, servicing the South East, Cork, Mid West and Kerry Branches of the CIF. A Graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology, Ronan has worked in the construction industry all his professional career. His career involved working with large multi-national organisations in the Middle East and Canada, in the Oil & Gas and Mining & Metal industries before returning to the Irish market. Ronan deals with member queries on procurement, tendering and contractual matters, amongst other issues. He also represents member interests on a number of Regional Committees and to Regional Local Authorities. He also liaises with key industry stakeholders, to be guest speakers at morning briefings and other events in the Southern Region for CIF members.

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