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“The choice isn’t between an apprenticeship or college, you can do both,” says Kirby Turnover Engineer Brendan Muldowney

Jan 26, 2023

With 10 years under his belt, former Kirby apprentice and Limerick Institute of Technology graduate Brendan Muldowney reflects on the start of his career and looks forward to his future in this #PeopleFirst interview. One of Brendan’s career highlights to date was representing Ireland in industrial control at the World Skills competition in Abu Dhabi […]

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Looking at Construction Through Technology

Jan 6, 2023

Kirby tells us about the new technologies they use to improve construction. DCD Opinions speak to Mark Danaher, Kirby Group Engineering. As with any industry, the data centre sector is competitive. But over the past few years, that has become a little intense. With demand on the up and the supply chain, well if not missing a few […]

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“By investing in its people, Kirby is investing in innovations and improvements for the future,” says Kirby Lead Planner Michael Bonandrini, as he studies data analytics and its application in construction and engineering

Dec 19, 2022

In this #PeopleFirst feature we speak to Michael Bonandrini. His passion for data and planning have seen him start a Master’s Degree in Data Analytics. Talking about machine learning algorithms detecting patterns in planning data, Michael demonstrates his real interest and excitement in this pioneering area of technological development. Michael joined the team in Dublin […]

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Festive Charity Tradition Continues at Kirby in 2022

Dec 12, 2022

Focus Ireland, UNICEF, SVP and Cliona’s Foundation among those set to benefit. Kirby Group Engineering has donated in excess of €100,000 to charities in Ireland and abroad this Christmas. The Limerick-based electrical and mechanical engineering company has built a tradition of supporting those in need all year round, with a special focus at this time […]

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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

Nov 29, 2022

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

Nov 17, 2022

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

Nov 10, 2022

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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“By investing in talent and adopting new ways of working, we have unleashed the potential of a more diverse workforce” Sean Rapple – Pre-Construction Director speaks to the CIF Magazine.

Oct 12, 2022

Nurturing a diverse workforce is a well rooted concept at Kirby. The family-founded business has proudly welcomed colleagues from around the world for many years, and now has 42 nationalities represented across the business. In recent years, the company’s Pre-Construction team decided that its future strength would be in diversity and taking this to the […]

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“We have a positive safety culture at Kirby, and we make sure that everyone comes on the journey with us,” says Mick Fahey, Kirby EHS Manager, ahead of Construction Safety Week 2022

Oct 5, 2022

In this #PeopleFirst feature we speak to Mick Fahey, Kirby’s EHS Manager for Ireland and the UK. We catch up ahead of Construction Safety Week 2022, as the team gears up to deliver events, focus group sessions and training as part of the awareness campaign by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) of Ireland. “Construction Safety […]

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Evolving Data Centres: A sustainable future

Sep 30, 2022

Adapting to change and learning as we go. DCD Opinions speak to Darran Monaghan, Kirby Group Engineering. There are two challenges facing the construction of data centres at the moment. The first is that the carbon footprint associated with these resource-hungry facilities must be reduced. The second is that the rapidly growing demand for their […]

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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

Sep 20, 2022

“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

Sep 12, 2022

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

Sep 7, 2022

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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“Sports psychology and business have strong synergies; at Kirby we wear one jersey, we are a team,” says Kirby HR Officer and champion hurler Kyle Hayes

Aug 23, 2022

We sit down with Kyle Hayes as the Limerick hurling team celebrates its third All-Ireland title in a row. “Limerick is one of the most exciting places to be right now, the atmosphere is palpable,” says HR Officer and Limerick hurler Kyle Hayes, as we interview him for our #PeopleFirst series. He is settling back […]

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Preparations underway for the Kirby Way Cycle

Aug 8, 2022

Preparations are in full swing for the Kirby Way Cycle 2022, with less than a month to the big event. Nearly 250 participants are so far signed up to take part in the event which will get underway at Kirby Group Engineering’s headquarters in Raheen Business Park, Limerick on the morning of September 2nd. From […]

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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

Jul 26, 2022

“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

Jul 12, 2022

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

Jun 27, 2022

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

Jun 23, 2022

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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Kirby announces the launch of The Kirby Way Cycle 2022

Jun 20, 2022

Irish engineering firm aims to raise hundreds of thousands of euro in 300km trip. We are proud to announce the launch of The Kirby Way Cycle 2022. This staff initiative alongside our fundraising partners and in conjunction with Warriors for Humanity, is raising money for the National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Self Help Africa, […]

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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

May 31, 2022

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

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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Ruairí Ryan Kirby Group Engineering

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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Kirby Announces Key Senior Team Appointments

Sep 20, 2021

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

Sep 1, 2021

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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DCD Opinions: By investing in talent today, we will ensure sustainable data center delivery tomorrow

Aug 14, 2021

Few industries have grown over the past 18 months quite like the data center sector. Now, though, growth could be constrained by a lack of suitable talent. DCD Opinions speak to Fergus Barry, Kirby Group Engineering. As we face the latter half of 2021 and a post-COVID re-emergence of the world’s economies, the reality is […]

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Order of Malta Join Kirby To Help Spot A Silent Killer

Aug 5, 2021

It’s a simple fact of life; everyone has blood pressure; it’s the amount of work that your heart must do to pump blood around your body. When the heart squeezes blood out, this is called systolic pressure. Then when your heart relaxes and allows the blood to flow back, this is called diastolic pressure. By […]

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Linxon award Kirby Seagreen mechanical and electrical package

Jul 13, 2021

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

Jul 2, 2021

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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DCD Opinions: Building the data centers of the future

Jun 29, 2021

HoloLens, robots, interactive screens and more: Kirby’s Mark Danaher talks about the future of hyperscale data center construction DCD Opinions speak to Mark Danaher, Kirby Group Engineering. During the first ‘information revolution’, when CAD took over from drawing boards, sophisticated designs were… printed off. While the architect’s or the engineer’s office might have undergone a […]

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Eve Cassidy

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

Jun 23, 2021

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

Jun 18, 2021

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

Jun 16, 2021

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

May 14, 2021

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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Kirby participates in Darkness Into Light

May 13, 2021

On Saturday, May 8th, the brave and bold of Kirby clicked off their alarm clocks shortly after 5am, hit the floorboards and pulled on their yellow t-shirt as they prepared to take on the Kirby Sunrise Challenge in aid of Pieta. The aim of the challenge? To walk, run or cycle 5k at dawn wearing […]

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

May 5, 2021

“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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Kirby honoured at Global Innovation Awards

Kirby honoured at Global Innovation Awards

Apr 15, 2021

Kirby Group Engineering was honoured to receive the Iberdrola Supplier of the Year Award for Digitalization at a ceremony in Madrid, Spain. Spanish King and Queen attend in Madrid as Irish firm is named among industry elite.

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‘Female students need to know they have a place in engineering’

Mar 1, 2021

Eve Cassidy from Kirby Group Engineering would love to see more women in her industry. Here, she shares her experience to mark Engineers Week 2021.

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KIRBY MANAGER MAKES GLOBAL LIST OF ‘40 UNDER 40’

Jan 21, 2021

Kirby Group Engineering has announced one of its employees has been named as part of Autodesk Construction Cloud’s “40 under 40: Champions of Construction”. Mark Danaher’s achievement is further proof of the industry-leading talent on the Kirby team.

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Kirby spreads good cheer with €100k charity donation

Dec 11, 2020

Kirby Group Engineering has donated a total of €100,000 to help people in need this Christmas. The Irish company has a longstanding tradition of supporting charities at this time of year and 2020 is no different.

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Mark Flanagan, Managing Director of Kirby Group

‘People Power’ – Mark Flanagan shares his values with the Irish Building Magazine

Dec 8, 2020

Mark Flanagan Kirby Group Managing Director, shares his views with the Irish Building Magazine on the power of people and why he believes being values-driven is the key to sustainable growth and caring about and investing in people are paramount.

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The former Ireland Rugby International, Fergus McFadden, joins the Kirby Team

The former Ireland Rugby International, Fergus McFadden, joins the Kirby Team

Dec 8, 2020

Kirby Group Engineering is proud to announce a new addition to its team. Fergus McFadden, the former Ireland Rugby International joins the firm as a Business Development Executive, a role in which he will play a key part in the area of relationship management, which is a core part of Kirby’s vision.

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Kirby doubles apprentice intake

Kirby doubles apprentice intake

Oct 22, 2020

Limerick-based engineering group Kirby has doubled its apprentice intake this year.

Kirby Group Engineering, which also has offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway and London, has taken in 80 apprentices for its 4 year programme in 2020, making it one of the largest apprentice recruiters in the country.

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Kirby sponsor CIF Construction Safety Week 2020

Kirby is an official sponsor of CIF Construction Safety Week 2020

Oct 14, 2020

Kirby is delighted to be an official sponsor of this year’s CIF Construction Safety Week which takes place from Monday, 19th October to Friday, 23rd October.

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Kirby complete three 'DIY SOS: The Big Build' projects

Kirby completes three ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’ projects, which airs on 18th Oct at 6.30pm on RTE One

Oct 14, 2020

Kirby have just completed a third ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’ Project. For this project, Kirby helped to deliver a dream home for the Guihen family in Leixlip.
Originally a BBC Format running for almost 20 years in the UK, this is the first time the show is coming to Ireland and Kirby are so excited to be a part of it.

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Mark Flanagan Kirby Group Managing Director

‘Defining a business by its people’ – An interview with Mark Flanagan

Oct 9, 2020

Mark, Flanagan Kirby Group Managing Director, spoke to the CIF Construction Magazine about the importance of fostering a working environment where people can achieve their full career potential.

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Pictured are Brian Burke and Mikey Ryan, Kirby with Matt Carty and Frankie Madden, Zimmer Biomet.

Kirby install Defibrillator Station in Oranmore

Sep 29, 2020

Kirby Group Engineering, in conjunction with Zimmer Biomet, Oranmore CFR, the National Ambulance Service and An Garda Síochana, have installed a defibrillator station in Oranmore village.

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Kirby nominated as a finalist for global AEC Excellence Awards 2020

Kirby nominated as a finalist for global AEC Excellence Awards 2020

Sep 23, 2020

Kirby has been nominated as a finalist for Autodesk’s prestigious AEC Excellence Awards 2020.

This is the first year Kirby has submitted an entry, which makes inclusion on the list of finalists an even greater honour.

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Kirby employees complete 22,000km as part of a three-week ‘Kirby Steps Challenge’

Jul 30, 2020

Kirby employees complete 22,000km as part of a three-week ‘Kirby Steps Challenge’

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Kirby employees raise €40,000 for the Irish Cancer Society

Jul 13, 2020

Kirby employees raise €40,000 for the Irish Cancer Society

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Kirby receives fourth consecutive International Safety Award

Mar 25, 2020

Kirby receives fourth consecutive International Safety Award

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Kirby sponsors students as part of the Leaders@LIT Student Scholarship Programme

Mar 3, 2020

Kirby sponsors students as part of the Leaders@LIT Student Scholarship Programme

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Kirby announces key senior appointments

Feb 10, 2020

Kirby announces key senior appointments

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Kirby employees raise over €5,000 for charity

Jan 19, 2020

Kirby employees raise over €5,000 for charity

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Kirby employees go from Sea2Summit and raise €16,000 for charity

Jan 13, 2020

Kirby employees go from Sea2Summit and raise €16,000 for charity

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Kirby supports ReSurge Africa’s life-changing work with €12,000 donation

Dec 18, 2019

Kirby supports ReSurge Africa’s life-changing work with €12,000 donation

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Kirby is a ‘Christmas Angel’ to Society of St. Vincent de Paul following €12,000 donation

Dec 13, 2019

Kirby is a ‘Christmas Angel’ to Society of St. Vincent de Paul following €12,000 donation

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Kirby Building Leadership Capability

Nov 11, 2019

Kirby, Building Leadership Capability

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Minister Pat Breen TD Officially Opens Kirby’s Netherlands Office

Oct 30, 2019

Minister Pat Breen TD Officially Opens Kirby’s Netherlands Office

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Kirby wins Lean Business Ireland Award

Oct 24, 2019

Kirby wins Lean Business Ireland Award

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Kirby is an official partner of CIF Construction Safety Week 2019

Oct 15, 2019

Kirby is an official partner of CIF Construction Safety Week 2019

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Kirby awarded fourth consecutive National Quality Award

Oct 2, 2019

Kirby awarded fourth consecutive National Quality Award

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Kirby receives RoSPA President’s Award for 10 Consecutive Gold Awards

Sep 13, 2019

Kirby receives RoSPA President’s Award for 10 Consecutive Gold Awards

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Kirby receives 7th consecutive National Quality Award Nomination

Aug 28, 2019

Kirby receives 7th consecutive National Quality Award Nomination

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Kirby to take part in upcoming RTÉ series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’

Aug 26, 2019

Kirby to take part in upcoming RTÉ series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’

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Kirby opens an office in the Netherlands as part of European expansion

Aug 20, 2019

Kirby opens an office in the Netherlands as part of European expansion

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Kirby Graduate Programme open for applications

Aug 20, 2019

Kirby Graduate Programme open for applications

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Kirby receives RoSPA President’s Award for health and safety practices

Jul 22, 2019

Kirby receives RoSPA President’s Award for health and safety practices

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Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director talks to Data Economy

Jul 11, 2019

Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director talks to Data Economy

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Kirby proudly supports All for One AbbVie Cycle 2019

Jun 18, 2019

Kirby proudly supports All for One AbbVie Cycle 2019

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Jimmy Kirby featured in ‘Leaders in Construction’ interview

Jun 10, 2019

Jimmy Kirby featured in ‘Leaders in Construction’ interview

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Kirby receives International Safety Award from British Safety Council

Feb 20, 2019

Kirby receives International Safety Award from British Safety Council

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Efficiency and skills: Kirby’s view on construction sector challenges in 2019

Feb 19, 2019

Efficiency and skills: Kirby’s view on construction sector challenges in 2019

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Kirby builds executive leadership capability for the future

Feb 11, 2019

Kirby builds executive leadership capability for the future

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Kirby helps to grant children’s wishes with €10,500 donation to Make-A-Wish ® Ireland

Dec 18, 2018

Kirby helps to grant children’s wishes with €10,500 donation to Make-A-Wish ® Ireland

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Kirby supports Focus Ireland this Christmas with €10,500 donation

Dec 17, 2018

Kirby supports Focus Ireland this Christmas with €10,500 donation

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Kirby shortlisted for Best Social Enterprise Award

Nov 26, 2018

Kirby shortlisted for Best Social Enterprise Award

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Kirby wins Q Mark Construction Services Group of the Year

Oct 10, 2018

Kirby wins Q Mark Construction Services Group of the Year

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Kirby’s Global Ambition

Aug 31, 2018

Kirby’s Global Ambition

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Kirby’s Irish Advantage

Aug 30, 2018

Kirby’s Irish Advantage

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Kirby awarded 9th consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal

Aug 7, 2018

Kirby awarded 9th consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal

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Kirby Shortlisted for Prestigious Investors In People Awards 2018

Jul 25, 2018

Kirby Shortlisted for Prestigious Investors In People Awards 2018

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Kirby receives 6th consecutive National Quality Award Nomination

Jul 11, 2018

Kirby receives 6th consecutive National Quality Award Nomination

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Kirby Leading the Way: An Extraordinary Apprenticeship Programme that develops Extraordinary Site Talent

Jun 20, 2018

Kirby Leading the Way: An Extraordinary Apprenticeship Programme that develops Extraordinary Site Talent

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Kirby rolls out Site Supervisor Safety Programme

May 25, 2018

Kirby rolls out Site Supervisor Safety Programme

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Kirby hosts road safety event

May 23, 2018

Kirby hosts road safety event

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Kirby supports Workers’ Memorial Day 2018

Apr 25, 2018

Kirby supports Workers’ Memorial Day 2018

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Kirby hosts LCI Event

Apr 24, 2018

Kirby hosts LCI Event

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Kirby engineers growth in Sweden

Apr 12, 2018

Kirby engineers growth in Sweden

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Kirby Joins Host in Ireland as a Partner for 2018

Feb 13, 2018

Kirby Joins Host in Ireland as a Partner for 2018

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Kirby apprentice awarded Department of Education and Skills Medal

Feb 8, 2018

Kirby apprentice awarded Department of Education and Skills Medal

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Kirby recognised as an Investor in People

Jan 4, 2018

Kirby recognised as an Investor in People

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