CARRICK ENGINEER A GLOBAL WINNER

25 November 2011 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By PATSY McARDLE

A SOUTH Monaghan man, who is a member of a highly esteemed family near Carrickmacross, has received a top global engineering award for a range of mind-boggling and unique construction projects in the Middle East.
David Murray, who is son of well known Fine Gael county councillor Aidan Murray and Anne Murray of Rahans, has received the highest prestigious international engineering award on the world circuit for his outstanding performances.
Although now based in the Middle East, Mr. Murray has literally been placed on the “the top of the world”for his unparalelled engineering prowess .
Yesterday, as congratulations were the order of the day, within the engineering profession, both here and abroad for David, his parents as well as the entire family circle were both proud and delighted by Mr. Murray’s great global success .
David is now the toast of his colleagues in Dubai, where he is a structural engineer with WSP Middle East, and was recently declared “GCC Engineer of the Year 2011”.
This highly coveted award recognises outstanding technical engineering ability in the delivery of challenging and complex building designs and encompasses professional engineers over the entire GCC region of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Quater, and Bahrain.
David was educated at Carrickasedge National School and later continued his education at the Patrician Brothers School in Carrickmacross, before continuing his academic career at Galway University, where he he received a Masters’ Degree in Civil Engineering.
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