Claire Brennan

”I want girls to know engineering is a career option from a young age,” says Kirby’s Electrical Engineering Manager, Amy Lane

I want to imagine a future when we don’t need an International Women in Engineering Day. A future when children aren’t encouraged into one career or another because of their sex. A future when there are no male- or female-dominated industries,” says Amy Lane, Electrical Engineering Manager at Kirby. We speak to her as part …

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“I have definitely had opportunities that I wouldn’t have been given with other contractors,” says Kirby project manager Leroy Walker

In this #PeopleFirst we catch up with Leroy Walker, one of Kirby’s youngest project managers as he hands over a new clean room to our longstanding client, medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific. The 34-year-old father of two started with Kirby in 2006 as an Electrical Apprentice. He has progressed through the ranks, from Site Supervisor, …

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Kirby Group Engineering Announces Partnership with Dutch Data Center Association

Kirby Group Engineering is delighted to join the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA) in 2022 as a partner member. Kirby is proud to be part of the DDA community of data centers and quality suppliers of technology and services. This partnership shows the company’s commitment to continued growth in the Netherlands. Kirby Group Managing Director, …

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

Kirby Group Engineering is making a donation to Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABII), to support their work in Meath. Around 19,000 people acquire a brain injury in Ireland every year. They happen suddenly and can be caused by road traffic accidents, strokes, assaults, falls and infections such as meningitis. Because every injury is unique, each …

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‘‘Becoming part of a senior management team was a huge achievement – especially as a young non-Irish woman.’ Giedre Visockaite, Associate Director – Strategy and Marketing

CIF Construction Magazine recently spoke to Giedre Visockaite, as part of their special feature on ‘Championing Women in Construction in 2022’. Click here to read the article in pdf format. Originally from Lithuania, Giedre Visockaite is Associate Director of Strategy and Marketing with Kirby Group Engineering. In the 10 years since joining Kirby – something …

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“This work Kirby does for DIY SOS is providing homes, not just houses for families who are in exceptional circumstances and dire need through no fault of their own.” Stephen Brennan, Site Manager and DIY SOS Lead

To many in Kirby, Stephen Brennan is known as a beguiling Site Manager from Glinsk, County Galway and to many around the country, he’s known as Stephen from DIY SOS, the Electrical Foreman with the hearty laugh and the cheeky grin. Whether it’s having the laughs with Baz and the gang or working insane hours …

“This work Kirby does for DIY SOS is providing homes, not just houses for families who are in exceptional circumstances and dire need through no fault of their own.” Stephen Brennan, Site Manager and DIY SOS Lead Read More »

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’.

Fergus Barry – HR Director speaks to the CIF Magazine. The construction and engineering industries are no different. We must look at ourselves and realise that if we want to attract and retain new talent, we must provide an environment that’s attractive to and supportive of them. Our search has clearly identified that people today …

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’. Read More »

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