Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby Group Engineering is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor operating across Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe, and directly employing over 1,500 highly-skilled professionals.

Kirby provides full mechanical and electrical contracting services as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services to clients across a number of different sectors including Data Centres, Life Sciences, Industrial, Commercial, and Power and Renewables.


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Current Projects

Michael Kirby, Jimmy Kirby, Tom Kirby, Henry McCann and Mark Flanagan during a recent visit to Kirby Group Engineering's original store in Thomondgate, Limerick.

Kirby – Delivering value for 60 years and beyond

L - R: Pearse Dolan, Giedre Visockaite, Mark Gannon, Mark Flanagan, Stephen Kavanagh, Taidgh Dooley, Martin Kelly.

Kirby Announces Senior Appointments as Growth Continues

Pictured is Michael Murray, Director – Power & Renewables and Group Business Development, Henry McCann, Group Operations Director, and Stephen Kavanagh, Associate Director and Business Unit Leader of Power & Renewables.

Kirby – Power & Renewables

Kirby Brings Festive Support for Charities Once More

(l to r) Anna Carr, a student of Mechanical Engineering at University of Galway, Alannah O’Connell who is studying Renewable and Electrical Engineering at TU Shannon; Ciara McMillan, a student of Electrical Engineering at SETU; and Leah McElvaney who is studying Mechanical Engineering student at ATU Sligo, pictured at Kirby’s Headquarters in Limerick for the launch of its second bursary scheme. 
Photo: Alan Place

Second Intake Announced for Kirby Bursary Programme

Over 40 members of the Kirby team took to sleeping out for the night in support of the Focus Ireland #ShineALight event. Collectively our team raised almost €34,000 for homeless services across Ireland.

Kirby team takes part in Focus Ireland ‘Shine a Light’ event

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