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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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