Irish Pioneer Works (Fabrication) Ltd provides a total service in Fabrication, Galvanising and Precision Engineering services.

Formed in 1984 the company operates from its premises on the Kinsale Road Cork to a range of clients in both the public and private sectors. The fabrication and Galvanizing divisions set the standard having earned full accreditation to the latest International Quality Standard ISO-9001-2008. IPW are members of The Galvanizers Association and are certified to EN ISO 1461:2009.

Company Name
Irish Pioneer Works Ltd


Kinsale Road, Cork.


Service Provider
ARC Manufacturing Systems

Enterprise Ireland

Quote РAs a company the process has been highly successful, it allowed us to find an environmental sound solution to an historical problem whilst reducing cost. 

Green Start Project Objectives

Currently the company is collecting all surface water run-off from the site and diverting it to an offsite treatment facility.

The scope of the project is to assess the possibility of a connection to sewer with Irish Water and Cork County Council.

Key Challenges

The key challenges were to identify a process of attenuation that could handle the volume of water involved and to prove that that the process will work at design stage.

Key Changes

The process will involve significant civil engineering works on the site.


The process was successful after it was demonstrated to the main stakeholders that a process could be put in place to allow controlled discharge to sewer