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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 1,300 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 Substations and Renewables.


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Melandri Van Zyl, HR Officer, Sean Kelly, Former Professional Cyclist, and Mikey Ryan, Director

Preparations underway for the Kirby Way Cycle

L-R: Hugh Nealon – Operations Director, Mikey Ryan – Operations Director, Mark Flanagan – Group Managing Director, Ruairi Ryan – Operations Director, Fergus Barry – HR Director, Sean Rapple – Pre-Construction Director.

Kirby Builds for the Future with Directors’ Appointments

On your bike! Alan Kerins of Warriors for Humanity, Irish cycling legend Sean Kelly, HR Officer at Kirby Melandri Van Zyl and Operations Director at Kirby Mikey Ryan launched the Kirby Way Cycle 2022 at Kirby Group Engineering’s Limerick headquarters. Hundreds of participants will be cycling from Limerick to Galway and then to Dublin this September, raising money for good causes, including Self Help Africa. Photo: Alan Place

Kirby announces the launch of The Kirby Way Cycle 2022

Jonathan Power, Head of Fundraising Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABII), Sinead Crawley, ABI Meath Case Manager and Taidgh Dooley, Kirby Associate Director – Leinster BU

Kirby Donates €25,000 to Acquired Brain Injury Charity in Meath

The Alyward family, New Ross with Baz Ashmawy, Presenter of DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland

DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland New Series

Pictured are Ivana Suvak Simunovic – Project BIM Lead, Eve Cassidy – Civil Engineer,  Suzanne Kirwan – Paralegal Executive, Melandri Van Zyl – HR Officer,  Caroline Keely – Group Financial Accountant

What workers want has never been a more powerful factor in the labour market. As we emerge from two years of disruption, experts tell us ‘it’s talent’s world and employers live in it’.

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