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Founded in 1964 in Limerick, Kirby Group Engineering is a leading mechanical and electrical engineering contractor operating across Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe, and directly employing over 1,400 highly-skilled professionals.

Kirby provides full mechanical and electrical contracting services as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services to clients across a number of different sectors including Data Centres, Life Sciences, Industrial, Commercial, and Substations and Renewables.


Years serving clients


People Directly Employed


Million Turnover

Current Projects

More than 120 cyclists took the roads of Galway last Friday to raise funds for two brilliant charities, National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Milford Care Centre.

Second annual Kirby Way Cycle achieves great success

Launching the Kirby Way Cycle 2023 were, Fiona Doyle, Kirby Group with Limerick Hurlers, Aaron Gillane, Kyle Hayes and Barry Murphy. Picture: Alan Place

Final preparations for the Kirby Way Cycle 2023

Pictured celebrating the success of the Investors in Diversity Silver Award were, Fergus Barry, Group HR Director, Melandri Van Zyl, HR Officer, Michealla Sheedy, Travel Booking Assistant and Rajeev Rajendran, Electrical Engineer.

Kirby achieves Investors in Diversity Silver Award

Head of Global Markets at Enterprise Ireland Tom Cusack, Executive Chairman at Kirby Group Engineering Jimmy Kirby, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin TD, Her Excellency Fionnuala Gilsenan, Ireland’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, and Kirby’s Cape Town Office Manager / HR Lead Shamiela Solomons.

Kirby Chooses Cape Town for its First Office Outside Europe

Mark Danaher, Associate Director - BIM/Technical Services

Engineering a digital future at Kirby

(l to r): Giedre Visockaite of Kirby Group Engineering,  Councillor Azad Talukder, Cathaoirleach of the Metropolitan District of Limerick, Artist Paul Harrison, Elizabeth Kirby, Michael Kirby, Tom Kirby, Rita Kirby, Ruairí Ryan of Kirby Group Engineering, Jill Cousins of The Hunt Museum, pictured at the Hunt Museum in Limerick, for the unveiling of a sculpture by artist Paul Harrison, part of its Museum in a Garden project.

Kirby Adds to Hunt Museum’s Historic Collection

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