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.
Kirby completes three ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’ projects, which airs on 18th Oct at 6.30pm on RTE One
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.
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.
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.Learn More
Kirby employees recently participated in a three-week ‘Kirby Steps Challenge’ as part of the PepTalk employee wellbeing program, which was launched earlier in the year.
The PepTalk application is designed to facilitate a collaborative team environment and provide some useful wellness tools to employees.Learn More
Kirby Group Engineering has shown the power of working together, even when staying apart.
Funding of charitable organisations has been hit particularly hard since the outbreak of Covid-19, especially after many fundraising events have been cancelled.
Kirby decided to join its forces and organised a fundraising event to help raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
Kirby has received its fourth consecutive International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council. The award is in recognition of Kirby’s commitment to wellbeing, mental health and keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe.Learn More
Kirby has sponsored three student scholarships as part of the Leaders@LIT Student Scholarship Programme. The scholarships, which cover the entire duration of the students’ programme of study, were presented to Lorraine Burke, Peter O’Mahony and Tara McEvoy, all from LIT’s Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology.Learn More
After a period of strategic and sustainable growth, through the delivery of operationally excellent mechanical and electrical engineering and contracting services for national and international clients, Kirby is pleased to announce key appointments at senior level.Learn More
Employees from Kirby’s Galway office took part in Westport Sea2Summit recently as part of a fundraising initiative which saw them raise €16,000 for charity. The money raised will be divided equally among two very worthy charities: Irish Kidney Association and Irish Cancer Society.Learn More
Kirby is supporting the life-changing work of medical charity, ReSurge Africa with a €12,000 donation. The donation, which is part of Kirby’s annual Christmas charity donation, will support ReSurge Africa’s work in West Africa where it provides reconstructive surgery and burns service.Learn More
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul (SVP) has thanked Kirby for being a ‘Christmas Angel’ following a €12,000 donation by the company. The donation, which is part of Kirby’s annual Christmas charity donation, will support the vital work of SVP. This winter alone, SVP expects to help over 50,000 families in communities across the country with basics like food, fuel and school.Learn More
After eight years of strategic and sustainable growth, through the delivery of operationally excellent Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Construction services for local and international clients, Kirby is pleased to announce key management progressions from January 2020.Learn More
Pat Breen TD, Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection officially opened Kirby’s Netherlands office today (October 30th). The office, which is located in Schiphol, will support Kirby’s growth in the Dutch market.Learn More
Kirby enjoyed a successful night at the Lean Business Ireland Awards where it was awarded the ‘Starting the Lean Journey’ award.Learn More
Kirby is delighted to be an official partner of this year’s CIF Construction Safety Week which takes place from Monday, 21st October to Friday, 25th October.Learn More
Kirby was awarded a National Quality Award for Outstanding Performance of its Business Management Systems at the 2019 Q Mark Awards.Learn More
Kirby has received its first RoSPA President’s Award for 10 Consecutive Gold Awards. The President’s Award is non-competitive and based on the organisation’s individual occupational health and safety performance.Learn More
Kirby has been shortlisted for the overall National Q Mark Award in the top category nationally at this year’s National Q Mark Awards.Learn More
Kirby is delighted to announce that we are going to be a part of the upcoming RTÉ series ‘DIY SOS: The Big Build’. Originally a BBC Format running for almost 20 years in the UK, this is the first time the show is coming to Ireland and we are so excited to be a part of it.Learn More
Kirby Group Engineering, a mechanical and electrical engineering contractor, has opened an office in the Netherlands as part of its expansion into mainland Europe.Learn More
The Kirby Graduate Programme is open for applications – Apply today!Learn More
Kirby has received the prestigious RoSPA President’s Award in recognition of its health and safety practices and achievements.Learn More
Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director talks to Data Economy about Kirby’s strategy and success across Europe.Learn More
Kirby Leading the Way: An Extraordinary Apprenticeship Programme that develops Extraordinary Site Talent
For over 50 years, Kirby has been developing world-class Electrical, Mechanical and E&I apprentices through its Apprenticeship Programme.Learn More
AbbVie held its annual charity cycle challenge recently and as with previous years, Kirby was on hand to support the event.Learn More
Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director, interviewed as part of Irish Building Magazine’s ‘Leaders in Construction’ featureLearn More
Kirby has received an International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe.Learn More
As part of its Irish Advantage campaign, Enterprise Ireland interviewed Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director about the key challenges facing the construction sector in Europe in 2019.Learn More
Kirby has made a number of key appointments at executive level. The appointments are in response to the company’s growth and success in Ireland and across Europe.Learn More
Kirby is helping to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions this Christmas with a €10,500 donation to Make-A-Wish as part of the company’s annual Christmas charity donation.Learn More
Kirby is supporting Focus Ireland with its bid to end homelessness by donating €10,500 to the charity as part of the company’s annual Christmas charity donation.Learn More
Kirby is delighted to be shortlisted for the award of Best Social Enterprise/CSR at the 2018 Galway Chamber Business Awards.Learn More
Kirby won the overall National Q Mark title for Q Mark Construction Services Group of the Year sponsored by Asystec at The National Q Mark Awards 2018.Learn More
Enterprise Ireland highlights Kirby’s growth, capability and geographic expansion as part of Global Ambition campaignLearn More
As part of its Irish Advantage campaign, Enterprise Ireland interviewed Jimmy Kirby, Kirby Group Managing Director about the company’s growth and success across Europe.Learn More
Kirby has been awarded its 9th consecutive Gold Medal Award at the internationally-renowned Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards 2018.Learn More
Kirby has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Gold Employer of the year 250+ category in The Investors in People Awards 2018.Learn More
Kirby has been shortlisted for the overall National Q Mark Award in the top category nationally at the National Q Mark Awards 2018.Learn More
Kirby rolls out its first CIF Site Supervisor Safety Programme (SSSP)Learn More
Over 200 site personnel including Kirby employees and contractors took part in a safety event held onsite at one of Kirby’s projects in Cork last week.Learn More
Every year on April 28th, Workers’ Memorial Day is commemorated across the world. Workers’ Memorial Day is a day dedicated to remembering all those who have been killed or injured in work-related incidents.Learn More
Leadership and Strategy are key to overcoming challenges of Lean adoption was the theme for the latest Lean Construction Ireland (LCi) Community Event which took place at the Irish Management Institute (IMI) on Tuesday, April 17th 2018.Learn More
Kirby has announced an expansion in its international operations to include the new geographical area of Sweden.Learn More
Kirby Group Engineering has made a number of key appointments at executive level in response to the company’s growth and success, nationally and internationally.Learn More
Kirby has sponsored two student scholarships and a bursary as part of the Leaders@LIT Student Scholarship Programme.Learn More
Kirby has joined Host in Ireland, a strategic global initiative created to increase awareness of the benefits of hosting digital assets in Ireland, as a strategic partner for 2018.Learn More
Brendan Muldowney, an apprentice at Kirby, received a Silver Medal Award from the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton TD at an award ceremony in Croke Park recently.Learn More
Employees from Kirby’s Galway office took part in a local fundraising event in Galway recently and in doing so, they managed to raise over €5,000 for charity.Learn More
Kirby has been awarded gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.Learn More
Kirby is supporting Focus Ireland with its bid to end homelessness by donating €13,500 to the charity as part of the company’s annual Christmas charity donation.Learn More
Kirby has donated €13,500 (£12,000) to UNICEF as part of its annual Christmas charity donation.Learn More
As part of its commitment to support local communities and initiatives, Kirby sponsored the costs of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for Scartaglen National SchoolLearn More
Kirby was recognised for its outstanding contribution to the community at the Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards which took place on Friday last.Learn More
Kirby was presented with a Highly Commended Award at the ScottishPower Annual Supplier Awards.Learn More
Kirby has been shortlisted for the Best Contribution to the Community Award at the upcoming Limerick Chamber Regional Business AwardsLearn More
Kirby was the proud recipient of two awards at the 26th Annual National Irish Safety Organisation / Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISO/NISG) Safety Awards which took place in Galway earlier this month.Learn More
Kirby is delighted to support this year’s CIF Construction Safety WeekLearn More
Best of luck to Brendan Muldowney, an apprentice at Kirby who is flying out today to Abu Dhabi for the 2017 WorldSkills CompetitionLearn More
Kirby are proud to have helped raise a brilliant €22,200 for the North West Hospice in Sligo and the Marymount Hospice in Cork as part of the AFO AbbVie Cycle Challenge 2017Learn More
Kirby enjoyed a very successful night at the 2017 National Q Mark Awards on Friday last where it was awarded the ‘Recognised for Excellence’ category for its’ Quality Management System, an award which recognises commitment to quality and excellence.Learn More
Brendan Muldowney, an apprentice at Kirby, was crowned Apprentice of the Year in Industrial Control at the 1st Annual EIFI Electrical Industry Awards held in Dublin recently.Learn More
Kirby sponsors Merrick Mavericks; a swimming club based in Newtown Stewart, Scotland.Learn More
Kirby has been awarded its eighth consecutive Gold Medal award at the prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards 2017.Learn More
Kirby has received its fifth consecutive nomination for a National Quality Award at the 2017 Q Mark Awards.Learn More
Three of Kirby’s employees were among the participants to take part in the 24TH Annual Bloomsday Bike Rally in aid of the Irish Youth Foundation.Learn More
The June 2017 issue of Irish Building Magazine reveals ‘Irelands Top 50 Main and Specialist Services contractors’. In the issue, a cross-section of the top 50 are interviewed including Kirby Group Managing Director, Jimmy Kirby who takes his place among Ireland’s ‘Leaders in Construction’.
Kirby was awarded a Recognising Excellence award as Partners in Excellence from NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) at a special ceremony held in Dublin recently.Learn More
Kirby has donated a number of laptops to The Olive Branch for Children; a charity based in Tanzania.Learn More
2017 sees Kirby mark its 8th year of supporting the Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) Business Action on Education programme.Learn More
One of Kirby’s project teams raised €750.00 for Mellon Educate, an Irish charity which works to provide better standards of education to children in Africa.Learn More
Kirby was awarded an International Safety Award with Merit at the British Safety Council International Safety Awards held in London on Friday, May 5th 2017.Learn More
Employees from Kirby’s Limerick office were among the 10,000 strong crowd who donned their walking shoes and took part in Limerick’s Darkness into Light event.Learn More
Kirby Group Engineering has made a number of key appointments at senior level. The appointments are in response to the company’s growth and success domestically and internationally, and align with its commitment to continuously build an effective management team.Learn More
On Thursday, May 4th 2017, Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) will host its 5th Annual WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum. Kevin O’Brien, Senior Project Manager at Kirby, has been invited to the forum to outline the findings from his research into the dissemination of Lean principles in the Irish construction industry.Learn More
A team of Kirby employees, who are working on the new Solvay production facility based in Wrexham, North Wales, held a charity day on site recently and in doing so they managed to raise a staggering £6,000 for Hope House Children’s Hospice.Learn More
As part of our commitment to safety, Kirby, with support from Alexion and PM Group, hosted a behavioural safety workshop entitled ‘Overloaded’. Over 700 site employees attended the workshop which was held on site at the Alexion project on Wednesday, March 22nd.Learn More
Saturday, March 4th marks the start of Engineers Week 2017. Kirby is showing its support for the weeklong celebration of engineering in Ireland by sponsoring three shows taking place at Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design + Technology (IADT) on Thursday, March 9thLearn More
Kirby has been supporting the Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) Business Action on Education programme for many years through its involvement in the Schools’ Business Partnership. Seeing the positive impact of its involvement in the Schools’ Business Partnership programme, Kirby has extended its support for the action on education initiative to include Time to Read.Learn More
Employees at Kirby are helping to support the vital work of Milford Care Centre by donating €2,500 to the charityLearn More