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“Diversity is a source of richness; we see that on site every day,” says Dr. Francesca Balbi, Kirby’s HR and Compliance Lead for Italy

We catch up with Dr. Francesca Balbi on our data centre project in Milan, Italy, as part of this #PeopleFirst interview. A recent addition to Kirby, Francesca has spent the majority of her career in academia, researching and teaching international and European law. It’s a calling that has allowed her to fulfil her passion for …

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Kirby Promotes Engineering Diversity with New Bursaries

Third level supports form part of company’s drive to progress industry development. Kirby Group Engineering has announced it has awarded bursaries to four female students at third level institutions across Ireland. The scheme forms part of its ongoing effort to promote gender diversity in the evolving worlds of engineering and construction. Kirby is a leading …

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‘Ultimate Hell Week’ Performance Reflects Kirby’s Resilience and Teamwork Approach

Kirby Group’s Fergus McFadden speaks about “chaotic” but extremely rewarding five days on RTE show. Kirby takes pride in the teamwork, commitment and determination we bring to every project we take on. It feels extra special when we see our colleagues displaying those admirable qualities outside their working lives, especially when it helps support those …

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“Every Kirby colleague has a story of how the company has helped them personally or professionally,” says Paralegal Executive Suzanne Kirwan

“Every Kirby colleague has a story of how the company has helped them personally or professionally,” says Paralegal Executive Suzanne Kirwan In this #PeopleFirst article we speak to Suzanne Kirwan as she celebrates the completion of her barrister training at King’s Inn, Dublin. The soon-to-be barrister has spent the last year studying for the bar …

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Appointments a Further Boost to Kirby for the Future

Ongoing drive for sustainable growth brings seven to senior management team Kirby Group Engineering has announced seven additions to its Senior Management Team. The family-founded firm is continually looking to build on its reputation for delivering top quality results and this latest round of appointments is the next step in that strategy. The full list …

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Melandri Van Zyl, HR Officer and Andre Van Zyl, Senior Electrical Cost Engineer

From South Africa to the Emerald Isle: “Kirby doesn’t just talk the talk, it really is a people-first company,” say couple Melandri and André van Zyl

“I can’t tell you how easy Kirby made the transition for us,” says HR Officer Melandri van Zyl as she talks to us for our #PeopleFirst series. Sitting next to her is her husband and co-worker André, Senior Cost Engineer, as they discuss their move across the world from South Africa to Limerick, Ireland. “I …

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Data center supply chain challenges: It’s good to talk

Managing complex supply chains today requires diligence and hard work to bring data center builds in successfully and on-budget, advises Kirby procurement specialist David Waldron. DCD Opinions speak to David Waldron, Kirby Group Engineering. The supply chain issues currently blighting data center development are not necessarily new, nor have they struck out of the blue. …

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Kirby Builds for the Future with Directors’ Appointments

Promotions align with Irish engineering company’s vision of strong sustainable growth. Kirby Group Engineering has announced five promotional appointments within its Senior Management Team. The family-founded firm is following a path of sustainable growth, delivering top quality results for national and international clients and these promotions will help secure its vision for the future. The …

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Site Manager Ricardo Goncalves sees an opportunity to help families in need in Africa

Kirby Group Engineering is a values-driven business that takes pride in providing quality and value for its clients, delivering services across the Data Centre, Life Sciences, Industrial, Commercial, Substations and Renewables sectors. One of its core values is People, so when one of its site managers in Scotland came up with a plan to help …

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Kirby wins two awards at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards 2021

Limerick Chamber has recognised its business community’s excellence by announcing its Regional Business Awards for 2021. Walking off with two top prizes are Kirby Group Engineering as they were awarded Best Large Business: Contribution to The Region, and Best Employer: Employee Talent Development & Workplace Wellness. Based in Limerick, Kirby delivers services across the Data …

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“Construction safety is a challenging but rewarding sector to work in,” says Kirby safety professional Lauren Henry

Lauren Henry is an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Advisor on one of our industrial projects in Ireland. We talk to her as part of our #PeopleFirst series, as she takes us through a day in her life and explains why construction is the best sector for a safety professional to work in. “There’s a …

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A winning recipe for good mental health and wellbeing by Kyle Hayes

As part of the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) Construction Safety Week, we asked Limerick All-Ireland hurling champion and Kirby Training Officer Kyle Hayes to share his tips for maintaining good mental health and wellbeing. #CIFSafety21 In August, the Limerick hurling team played in front of 40,000 fans at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland, with a …

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Kirby Opens Base In Sweden Amid Continued Growth

Kirby Group Engineering has officially opened its latest office in the Swedish city of Gävle. Five years since the Irish firm began working in Sweden, this announcement is a clear statement of Kirby’s commitment to continued growth in the Nordic region. Kirby’s leading-edge skills and experience in data centre construction, as well as the team’s …

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Team Kirby raises €15,000 for the Irish Heart Foundation with our “Marathon in a Weekend” challenge

It’s a surprising but undeniable fact that only 1% of the population ever complete a marathon because the classic distance of 42.2 kilometres or 26.1 miles is super tough, no matter how you measure it. Yet, it’s a distance that both fascinates and challenges many runners and walkers alike, one that sticks in your mind …

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Kirby Shortlisted In The Investors In People Awards 2021

Kirby Group Engineering has made the final shortlist for ‘Employer of the Year’ in The Investors in People Awards 2021. In a record-breaking year for entries, with nearly three hundred organisations involved, this is an outstanding achievement and one that everyone at Kirby is hugely proud of. The Investors in People Awards celebrate the very …

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Kirby wins the President’s Award at the internationally recognised RoSPA – Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards

Kirby Group Engineering is proud to announce that it has achieved the President’s Award at the internationally recognised RoSPA, Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards. It’s a remarkable achievement as the company has now achieved this Gold Standard for twelve consecutive years. Kirby is a values-driven business, and at its heart are the …

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Kirby Announces Key Senior Team Appointments

Kirby Group Engineering has announced a round of key appointments to its Senior Management Team. The development follows a period of strategic and sustainable growth, which has seen Kirby continually delivering operationally excellent mechanical and electrical engineering contracting services for national and international clients. These strategic positions align with Kirby’s commitment to continuously build an …

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Really great to hear such positive and enthusiastic feedback from one of our Graduate Project Planners

As part of our #PeopleFirst series, we have been talking to one of Kirby’s Graduate Project Planners, Joe Ronaldson, about why he chose his profession and what he enjoys about life at Kirby.   “In 2018, I graduated with an ME in Mechanical Engineering from UCD. I was lucky enough to spend a gap year in …

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