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Kirby Group Engineering Announces Partnership with Dutch Data Center Association

May 12, 2022

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

May 3, 2022

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

Apr 21, 2022

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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DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland New Series

Apr 4, 2022

DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland, the show that rebuilds people’s lives by rebuilding their homes is back for a second series. The popular series presented by Baz Ashmawy returns to RTÉ One on Sunday April 3rd. The four part series will feature families based in New Ross, Meath, Santry and Waterford city. Chief-motivator Baz […]

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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

Apr 1, 2022

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 […]

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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’.

Mar 30, 2022

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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Building the largest data centers

Mar 24, 2022

Demand for data center capacity has grown exponentially in recent years. While the scale, speed of delivery and technological advancements have progressed significantly, the principles of how we work remain unchanged. We adhere steadfastly to Kirby’s core values of People, Safety, Quality, Delivery and Value. These priorities have guided us since the company’s foundation and […]

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Ukraine Donation

Kirby is supporting the people of Ukraine with a donation to the Red Cross

Mar 22, 2022

We cannot imagine, the fear, sadness and anger that the people of Ukraine are feeling at the moment. The stories of damage and death are hard to read and we all see how important it is for people around the world to come together to advance the cause of peace. We are working to support […]

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

Mar 9, 2022

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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“Engineering is an incredibly rewarding career, and one that I would strongly recommend to young women considering their career choices,” says Turnover Engineer Cova Fernandez

Mar 8, 2022

We continue our #PeopleFirst series with Turnover Engineer Cova Fernandez. Speaking from her home office in Dublin, she enthuses about BIM 360 and the transformation it has delivered to the industry over the last 10 years and discusses flexible working as a mum of two. Joining Kirby in 2015 as Technical Bid Lead, she’s now […]

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The Engineering Firm working to be a ‘Good Grid Citizen’

Mar 8, 2022

John Grogan, Kirby Group Engineering Director, contributes to the US-Ireland Business Report 2022 with his thoughts on sustainability and working to be a ‘Good Grid Citizen’. Thirty years ago, focusing on sustainable or energy efficient methods of working had a poor image in mainstream culture. Making the effort to be ‘green’ was often depicted as […]

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

Mar 3, 2022

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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A Bright Outlook for Limerick and Surrounding Areas in 2022

Feb 21, 2022

Ruairi Ryan, Operations Director, Kirby Group Engineering speaks to the Limerick Leader. 2022 is going to be a great year for Limerick and the surrounding region. The recent announcements around major investments from leading organisations such as Eli Lilly, University of Limerick, BD Ireland demonstrates real confidence in the opportunities and talent in our region. […]

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“An apprenticeship with Kirby is your passport to the world,” says Paul Lynam

Feb 18, 2022

As one of the largest apprentice employers in Ireland, we are dedicated to investing in and developing the next generation of engineering talent. As part of our #PeopleFirst series we speak to third year apprentice, Paul Lynam to hear his experience of joining Kirby and his aspirations for the future. Originally from Tullamore, County Offaly, […]

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DCD Opinions: Is the key to the future of next generation data center delivery in our past?

Jan 15, 2022

Why yesterday’s lessons could pave the way for tomorrow’s progress. DCD Opinions speak to Barry O’Sullivan, Kirby Group Engineering. “Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen”, said the great American writer Mark Twain, concerning knowledge being the very close relative of experience. […]

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Kirby marks festive season with €100k charities donation

Dec 13, 2021

Focus Ireland, Women’s Aid and UNICEF receive support from Irish engineering firm.

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

Nov 30, 2021

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

Nov 30, 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

Nov 30, 2021

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

Oct 26, 2021

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

Sep 30, 2021

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

Sep 29, 2021

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

Sep 27, 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

Sep 23, 2021

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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