Our Team

Townlink is a close knit company with a low level management structure where all staff and workers are valued as part of a dynamic team.

Joe McCarron

Director & Chairman
Senior Contracts Manager, Health and Safety Director

Joe co-founded Townlink Construction in 1991 with a vision to create a leading Main Building Contractor that would specialise in giving its customers a quality, professional and personal service. He is actively involved in the day to day management of the company and acts as Senior Contracts Manager on a number of projects. Joe has ensured that Townlink is now recognised as one of Ireland's leading construction companies, known to take on unique and challenging projects and create lasting partnerships with our customers and design teams.

Joe also fulfils the role of Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental Director as he has a strong commitment to ensuring each project is completed in compliance with our approved ISO systems and to the very best industry standards.

T.J Walsh


For over 20 years TJ has been instrumental in the growth and development of Townlink Construction from a small company of humble beginnings to one of the leading construction companies in Ireland. TJ is a Chartered Builder and Chartered Surveyor. After graduating from Trinity College with a degree in Surveying, he worked for a Professional Quantity Surveying Practice for seven years; he then worked for two national building contractors first as contractor’s QS, and later as a Project Manager before joining Townlink in 1994. For over 10 years TJ served on the Council of the Master Builders and Contractors Association of the CIF and was President of the Association in 2006. TJ believes that the primary responsibility of the company is to build excellent buildings in a cooperative and helpful environment.

John Barden

Contracts Manager

After graduating from Waterford Institute of Technology in 2000 with an Honours Degree in Construction Management, John commenced his career with Townlink Construction as a Site Manager. Since that time he has worked on many award winning prestigious projects undertaken by the Company and has furthered his industry knowledge through experience and continued professional development. In recognition of his achievements John was promoted to his current role as Contracts Manager in January 2007 and has overall responsibility for a number of projects. He has been instrumental in the success of many of Townlinks high profile projects including those within the pharmaceutical, healthcare, commercial, retail, residential, energy retrofitting, conservation and heritage sectors.

Joe Boyle

Quantity Surveying & Estimating Manager

Joe joined Townlink Construction in 2016 to oversee the Surveying & Estimating Department. He has worked as a Quantity Surveyor in the Irish Construction Industry since 1988. During this time he has worked for a leading PQS Practice, a number of leading Main Contractors as well as working for a Public Development Agency. Joe has extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with both private and public forms of contract and has been involved in projects covering all sectors of the Industry. Additionally, Joe has contributed much of his time to assisting the SCSI in relation to committee work and with APC assessments. He is also responsible for ensuring that his team are well catered for in terms of training and CPD. Joe is a Fellow of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

Alan Donaldson

Senior Estimator

Alan has worked as an Estimator since 2001 with market leading Main Contractors. With that he brings a wealth of experience to our Estimating Department having successfully tendered and secured over €400 million worth of contracts on a variety of projects in the Education, Commercial, Pharmaceutical, Fit Out, Retail, Healthcare, Data Centre, Residential and Hotel & Leisure Sectors.

Alan has extensive knowledge of the Irish Construction Industry and has been ever present in this market since 2001. He has prepared tender bids for over 500 projects on a variety of Public and Private Contract types ranging in value up to €150 million. Alan and his team are equipped with the knowledge, systems and experience to submit competitive bids on all tender opportunities that arise for Townlink.

Keith Proctor

Pre-Qualification Manager / Business Development

Keith joined Townlink in 2011 as a Pre-Qualification Administrator with additional responsibilities to maintain and develop the companies QEHS ISO and OHSAS systems. He has progressed within the company and is currently responsible for the Bid Management Team and assists with Business Development. He is responsible for selecting the most suitable prospective projects that fit the company’s resources and experience, and coordinates the pre-qualification and bid submissions.

Pamela Malone


Pamela joined Townlink Construction in 2003 as an Accounts Assistant and has steadily progressed through the company to her current role as Head of Accounts.

Having completed the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA) examinations Pamela is currently in the process of becoming a Qualified Accountant. Pamela is responsible for the day to day management of the Accounts Payable Team and has been instrumental in the development of the current procedures and payment systems within the company.