The Kirby Story So Far…

Kirby aspires to be the most trusted provider of high-value engineering and construction services.

  • 1964

    Tom and Michael Kirby establish Kirby electrical in Limerick, Ireland.

  • 1990

    Opened its Dublin office transforming Kirby from a local to a national contractor.

  • 2008

    Opened its first UK office in London after securing two CCGT power station projects with Siemens.

  • 2010

    Kirby secures its first project for Sanofi Aventis in France.

  • 2012

    Completed its largest project to date, valued at €46 million with over 700,000 manhours.

  • 2015

    Reached €150 million annual turnover and secured its first project in the Nordics.

  • 2018

    Expanded its operations in the Nordics by completing a number of large-scale data centre projects.

  • 2020

    Delivered a number of hyper-scale data centre projects and reached €293 million annual turnover.

  • 2021

    Reached €400 million annual turnover with 1,300 direct employees and over 2,500 people deployed across Ireland, UK and mainland Europe.

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