About Us

CRDS was established in 1997 and has developed into one of Ireland’s leading archaeological consultancies, winning many high profile awards.  The company provides a full range of archaeological consultancy services including desk-based archaeological assessment, environmental impact assessment, pre-development archaeological testing, archaeological monitoring and archaeological excavation and specialist built heritage services.

CRDS is a recognised market leader in undertaking the cultural heritage components of large scale impact assessments and has a wide variety of experience in key sectors including water, waste water, flood alleviation, transport infrastructure, wind generation and electricity supply projects.  We also specialise in providing archaeological and built heritage support through all project stages including scoping, pre-planning, construction and post-construction stages.

The management team comprises Stephen Mandal (Managing Director), Finola O’Carroll (Director and Senior Archaeologist), Aislinn Collins (EIA Manager and Built Heritage Specialist) and Bairbre Mullee (Safety Officer and Project Manager).