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We are one of Ireland’s leading fire engineering
and public event safety management consultancies.



Our Services


Since its formation over a decade ago, Dublin based EOBA has become one of Ireland’s leading fire safety consultant firms. Through a proper management system, and our wide range of fire safety services, the risk and consequence of fire can be greatly reduced. 


Having worked on some of Ireland’s biggest public events over the years, we are considered one of the premier event safety management companies in the country. If you want to hold an event in Ireland, EOBA could hold the key to your success.


Accidents happen. But with the correct procedures in place, the consequences of those accidents can be significantly reduced. With our expertise, we can advise you on your public health and safety concerns.

 Inclusivity is key to utilising a building to it’s full potential.  EOBA employs the principles of Universal Design to ensure that buildings are not only compliant with building regulations but are easy for people to use regardless of age, size or disability.

COVID19 Return-To-Work

Returning to work is a priority to get the country back-up and running during this pandemic.  EOBA will assess your organisation and provide a detailed manual on how to safely get back to it while maintaining distancing guidelines..

Eamon O’Boyle & Associates (EOBA) was established in 2001, by chartered engineer Eamon O’Boyle, to offer a vast range of consultancy services in the area of fire engineering and public safety. Over the past decade, we have become renowned for the high quality and diversity of service on offer by the practice. EOBA comprises consultants drawn from the public sector as well as private engineering and architectural practices.

Meet The Team

In additon to Eamon as Managing Director, EOBA has a strong team of highly qualified and experienced staff members. 



Eamon O’Boyle

Eamon O’Boyle

Managing Director


Eamon O’Boyle, Chartered Engineer, established EOBA in 2001 after spending a number of years working as Assistant Chief Fire Officer in Dublin Fire Brigade. In his role as Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Eamon had responsibility for the administration and implementation of the Building Control Act and the Fire Services Act.  Prior to that, he worked as an Engineer in the Irish Army where he achieved the rank of Captain.  Eamon’s experience working in the public sector gives him a great deal of insight into the standards demanded by Statutory Agencies, as well as understanding of the best way to approach projects in the sector.

Eamon recently spoke on the RTÉ Radio Show “Today with Sean O’Rourke” regarding the Department of the Environments announcement that they are asking Local Authorities nationwide to conduct Risk Assessments on all halting sites following the tragedy at the Carrickmines Halting Site in October. Eamon’s interview can be heard here

Bryan Dunne

Bryan Dunne

Senior Fire Consultant

MSc, BSc, Dip (Eng), CEng, MIEI, Eur Ing

With over 20 years professional experience within the Fire and Events Safety industry, Bryan is an invaluable member of the EOBA team. After qualifying with a Bachelor of Engineering degree from DIT, Bryan then continued on to receive his masters in Fire Safety Engineering from the University of Ulster.

Following his graduation, Bryan worked for a number of years as a Building Services Engineer before joining the Dublin Fire Brigade where he rose to the rank of Acting Senior Executive Fire Prevention Officer.  In this role he gained notable experience and in-depth knowledge of Building Control and Fire Services Acts. Bryan also contributed substantially to code development through his role as Assistant Fire Adviser, Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

In addition to his vast experience in fire engineering, Bryan also holds a Certificate in Safety & Health at Work and a Diploma in Emergency Planning from Coventry University.

Monica Lillis

Monica Lillis

Senior Event Safety Consultant

MSc, Dip (Hons) Arch Tech

Monica has over 15 years professional experience within the construction industry.  With over 10 years focused on Fire Safety, she also has considerable experience in Architecture, and Access & Use Design

Following a diploma course in Architectural Technology, Monica worked for a number of years with a fire safety consultant.  She then went on to work in a large architectural practice, specialising mainly on residential developments, gaining vital experience in site inspections and supervision.

Monica successfully achieved a Master’s in Energy Retrofit Technology, giving her a unique understanding of the repercussions of works to existing buildings, particularly in terms of sustainable design.

She then returned to the field of fire safety consultancy and disability access design where she has spent several years expanding her knowledge and experience in building regulations.

Having also trained as a PSDP and PSCS, she has provided Health & Safety services on a number of high profile events since joining the EOBA team.