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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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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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Kirby Way Cycle a massive success with over €430k raised

Two key charities to benefit from company’s inaugural event over 300km course. Kirby Group Engineering is delighted to announce the inaugural Kirby Way Cycle event has been a major success, raising more than €430,000 so far for great causes. A total of 176 cyclists along with 23 volunteers, drivers and support crew, took to the …

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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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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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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 …

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Kirby joins “Orchards in the Community” to plant 1,000 orchards across Ireland

Kirby Group Engineering is pleased to announce its participation in Host in Ireland’s “Orchards in the Community” initiative. Orchards play a key role in providing an early food source for struggling bees. To help protect the bees and increase pollination, Kirby is part of 52 pledgers and over 90 schools and community groups planting in …

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Kirby Group Engineering awarded Engineers Ireland’s CPD Accredited Employer Standard

Kirby Group Engineering has been awarded the much sought after CPD Accredited Employer Standard by Engineers Ireland in recognition of their continuing professional development (CPD) strategy. Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor with operations in Ireland, the UK, and Mainland Europe. The organisation provides full mechanical and …

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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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Linxon award Kirby Seagreen mechanical and electrical package

Linxon has awarded Kirby Group Engineering a subcontract for the onshore substation mechanical & electrical installation and building services works as part of the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Substation package. The works include the installation of the onshore primary and secondary HV power equipment including the super-grid transformers, switchgear, dynamic reactive compensation, shunt reactors, harmonic …

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Kirby Group Engineering announces 300 new jobs

Irish engineering firm predicts significant growth through data centre construction. Kirby Group Engineering has announced plans to create 300 new jobs as part of a significant expansion to meet demand for its services in Ireland and across Europe. The family-founded, privately owned company says the new jobs will include engineering, commercial, operations and administrative staff, …

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‘I get to talk to my engineering heroes every day’ – #INWED2021

Today marks International Women in Engineering Day 2021 – an occasion that seeks to celebrate the work and achievements of women engineers. This year has put a particular focus on womens’ engineering heroes. Eve Cassidy, who works with Kirby Group Engineering thought carefully before nominating a group of people she felt fit the bill. “In …

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Kirby backs ‘Heroes Retreat’ initiative to thank COVID-19 frontline healthcare workers

Irish company Iconic Camino, which offers retreats at some of Ireland’s most breath-taking locations, has found a special way to give back to the incredible healthcare workers who have been the true heroes of the COVID19 pandemic.  The brainchild of former Galway hurler Alan Kerins, the company is offering nominated frontline healthcare workers a free …

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Kirby and PM Group team up to provide critical support to the HSE with India donation

Kirby and PM Group team up to provide critical support to the HSE with India donation

Kirby and PM Group are delighted to support the HSE’s recent donation of an oxygen generator from University College Hospital Galway (UCHG) to the Indian Health Service. After 14 long months, the fight against COVID-19 in Ireland is finally entering a more favourable stage with the successful rollout of a vaccination programme following on from …

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Investing in people brings rewards for Kirby

Irish firm beats previous rating to reach ‘platinum’ level in industry programme. Kirby Group Engineering today announced it has achieved ‘platinum’ accreditation from the ‘Investors in People’ programme. It follows a highly rigorous assessment process for the Irish firm, in which it scored among the top 2% of organisations who have been assessed so far. …

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‘How resilience and values helped Kirby create a €300m business’, Mark Flanagan speaks to The Currency

“When you put iron into the furnace, steel is forged” – how resilience and values helped Kirby Group Engineering create a €300m business. Kirby began with two brothers from Limerick and one big idea. Today, Kirby employs 1,200 people and has revenues of €300m. Its Managing Director Mark Flanagan talks about Covid, overcoming challenges and …

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