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Engineering News

Kirby Group Engineering announces 300 new jobs

Kirby Group Engineering

Kirby Group Engineering has announced plans to create 300 new jobs as part of a significant expansion to meet the 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, with recruitment for many of these roles already underway. As part of this recruitment drive, Kirby is looking to attract almost 100 people to be deployed across its hugely successful apprenticeship scheme and graduate programme.
Kirby has also announced a significant structural investment, comprising a €2m plan to upgrade its company headquarters in Co Limerick. The company currently employs over 1,200 people, with 200 new employees having joined during 2020.

Apprenticeship Council launches ‘R U OK?’ wellbeing and mental health initiative for apprentices in Ireland

R U OK?

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Pat O’Doherty, CEO, Apprenticeship Council, have launched a new initiative to encourage apprentices to talk more openly about their mental health.

Mercury renews carbon-reduction pledge alongside 60 of Ireland’s largest companies

Mercury has announced that it has renewed its pledge to set carbon-reduction targets based on climate science under the Low Carbon Pledge programme, which is overseen by Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI). They are one of a group of 60 of Ireland’s largest companies to vow to reduce its carbon footprint significantly.

Dornan recruiting experienced professionals as it expands pharmaceutical offering

Dornan Recruitment

Dornan Group is currently seeking experienced professionals to join its ambitious team as it eyes up opportunities in the rapidly growing pharmaceutical sector. With long-standing expertise in this sector, Dornan is placing a renewed focus on its European pharmaceutical operations wing, further strengthening its capabilities to provide innovative solutions to existing and future clients