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Kirby named as Business of the Year 2015

  • November 16, 2015

    Kirby enjoyed a very successful night at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards on Friday last where it was awarded the Best Large Business award and named as Overall Business of the Year 2015.

    Commenting on the awards, Fergus Frawley, Kirby Group Managing Director said: ‘To receive these awards is a fantastic acknowledgement of all that is great about Kirby; our pursuit of excellence, our approach to innovation and the hard work, dedication and continued professionalism of our people.’

    Kirby is a Limerick success story, growing from a small, electrical contracting business to a leading international provider of multi-disciplinary engineering services.  Kirby employs more than 600 staff with 200 of these based in the Limerick region.

    Presenting the Overall Business of the Year award, Limerick Chamber president, Catherine Duffy, praised Kirby for its innovative approach to business and said ‘Kirby operates within a very competitive market-place, but has put in place robust plans and strategies to prosper.’

    Over 430 business leaders attended the business awards which celebrated and showcased the achievements of local businesses.

    Fergus Frawley (right) pictured as he is presented with the Overall Business of the Year Award. Also pictured are Dr James Ring, CEO of Limerick Chamber, Limerick Chamber President, Catherine Duffy and Dr Maria Hinfelaar, President, LIT