Lisa Courtney

Lisa Courtney is a senior partner of Courtney Deery Heritage Consultancy. She holds a Masters of Science in Environmental Resource Management and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons.) in Archaeology and Economics from University College Dublin and a Diploma of Management from the Dublin Institute of Technology. She is a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland and has 16 years archaeological experience working in the private and public sector.


Lisa has over 10 years experience as an archaeological consultant and project manager for a large Dublin based archaeological practice. In that time she managed the heritage element of infrastructural schemes as well as research projects and provided accurate and well presented information for the purpose of evaluation, assessment adjudication, planning and for record purposes. She has co-ordinated many multi-skilled teams, maintaining strong program and cost control. She has also undertaken research projects for the Heritage Council and the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government (DoEHLG) and prepared a guidance document for the National Roads Authority (NRA) in relation to the assessment of archaeological heritage impacts of National Road Schemes and best practice.


Lisa lectures on the archaeological, architectural and cultural heritage component in the EIA process for the EIA/SEA management diploma course in University College Dublin and has given talks and presentations in relation to HLC and aerial photography for archaeological purposes. She has also published on archaeological aerial survey for the National Roads Authority.


Her work has taken place throughout Ireland and includes projects such as Terminal 2; Dublin Airport, the Gas Terminal – Bellinaboy Bridge; Co Mayo, the N11 Rathnew to Arklow road realignment; Co Wicklow and the Gas Pipeline in the West; Co Galway and Co. Mayo.