Offaly man at helm of Titanic Belfast construction project

OFFALY native Noel Molloy, who is the Project Director at Harcourt Construction, is currently overseeing the construction of Titanic Belfast, which is Northern Ireland’s largest man-made tourist attraction.

OFFALY native Noel Molloy, who is the Project Director at Harcourt Construction, is currently overseeing the construction of Titanic Belfast, which is Northern Ireland’s largest man-made tourist attraction.

The iconic six floor building will open next April and it is expected to attract around 400,000 visitors annually.

Titanic Belfast will include nine interpretative and interactive galleries exploring the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Titanic, as well as the City and people which made her.

Noel has worked for Harcourt Construction since 2008.

Prior to working on Titanic Belfast he was project manager for the refurbishment and redevelopment of the premier Royal Oasis resort on Grand Bahama Island.

This project involved the refurbishment of a 400 bed hotel, 140,000 square feet convention centre, 50,000 square feet casino, new 200 bed hotel, new 600 unit time share development and ancillary landscaping and services.

He has fifteen years experience in Project Manager/Director roles and has worked in London, Blessington, Galway, Dublin, Bahamas and Belfast.

Noel attended Rath National School and Birr Community School. He completed a Diploma in Civil Engineering at Athlone Institute of Technology and a Diploma in organisational behaviour at the Institute of Technology Tallaght.

He is also well in sporting circles as he is a member of Drumcullen GAA club and Birr RFC.