1. Aggregates

Robert provides geological and environmental services to quarrying and aggregate companies throughout Ireland and has completed Aggregate Potential Studies in the Southeast and Northeast of the Country, Sligo-Leitrim, Kerry, Cork-East, Waterford in co-operation with Apex Geoservices Limited, for many of the major Irish Quarrying Firms.

As well as this, feasibility studies for Aggregate Potential have been carried out locally, within County Meath, for a number of landowners and stakeholders. Robert’s services are guaranteed to provide cost effective support for companies seeking to increase their success in exploration and mining.

2. Renewable Energy

Robert has worked on many sustainable energy projects including that of an eco-hotel in Westmeath, windfarms in Cork and Kerry and potential pumped storage sites in Waterford, Kerry and Cork. In association with Organic Power Limited, Robert also has an active involvement in Irish research, relevant to the development of onshore sustainable energy resources.

Areas covered include:

Geothermal Energy
  • Evaluation of Geothermal Energy Potential in Ireland
  • Investigation of Pan-European Geothermal Potential

  • Strategic Planning
  • Implementation and Project Management
  • Site Investigation
  • Data Management and Integration
  • Liason with Planning Authorities

Pumped Storage
  • Strategic Planning
  • Implementation and Project Management
  • Site Investigation
  • Engineering Data Management and Integration
  • Liason with Planning Authorities

3. Water

Robert offers a wide range of groundwater and surface water consulting services to clients, including:

Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Soils, Subsoils and Bedrock Characterisation
  • Hydrogeological Site Characterisation
  • Groundwater Impact Assessment
  • Groundwater and Surface Water Protection at Various Development Type Sites
  • Expert Witness / Participation in Oral Hearings
  • Technical Peer Review
  • Environmental and Groundwater Monitoring

Groundwater Assessment, Development and Protection
  • Groundwater Resource Investigations and Development
  • Subsoil Permeability Mapping
  • Groundwater Vulnerability Mapping
  • Hydrogeological Investigations
  • Hydrochemical Investigations and Water Quality Studies
  • Source and Aquifer Protection Plans

4. Geological and Geotechnical Assessments

Robert provides specialist geotechnical and geological advice and services for infrastructure, building, industrial and mining / quarrying projects in the following areas:
  • Geotechnical Constraints Studies / Desk Studies
  • Scoping, Planning, Specification and Management of Ground Investigations
  • Interpretation and Reporting of Ground Investigations
  • Stability Assessment of Soil and Rock Slopes
  • Groundwater Control Measures
  • Specialist Advice on Development in Karst Areas and Over Soft Ground / Peat
  • Expert Witness Advice

5. Geodiversity and Geotourism

Robert has worked in association with Mary Tubridy and Associates for Local Authorities and National Agencies to explore the geodiversity potential of many sites and regions throughout Ireland. A comprehsnsive geodiversity and biodiversity assessment is provided, together with suggested options for sustainable rural development. This has focussed on activity tourism products, including development of trails, signboards and educational material.

Robert has been involved in the Conservation of Irelands Ice Age Heritage at the highest level and served on the Irish Geological Heritage Expert Panel for the Quaternary Theme. He is currently writing specific reports on over two hundred proposed Quaternary Natural Heritage Areas throughout Ireland.

Robert is also an experienced field trip leader and teacher and conducts focussed field trips on various aspects of landscape heritage, geodiversity and environmental assessment. Robert has contributed to popular science and other general interest programmes on local radio, and has regularly written local interest articles for local newspapers and magazines.

6. Percolation Testing

Robert conducts Percolation Tests and Site Assessments throughout Ireland, with a particular focus in County Meath.

Robert has lectured since 1998 on and co-authored the Course Manual for the FÁS/FETAC certificate course on “Site Suitability Assessments for On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems�, run in conjunction with the GSI and the EPA.

To find out more information about Site Assessment and Percolation testing or to arrange a Site Assessment to be carried out on your site, click here.

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EurGeol Robert Meehan, B.A., Ph.D., PGeo.


86 Athlumney Castle,
County Meath.

Tel: +353-(0)46-9070070
Mob: +353-(0)87-6875558

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