Building a lifetime’s career in construction

Mikey Ryan finished his Leaving Cert and started working at Kirby the next day. He has never looked back

9th October, 2021
Building a lifetime’s career in construction
Mikey Ryan, associate director of operations at Kirby Group Engineering: ‘We’ve built relationships with some of the best clients here in the pharmaceutical and med tech sectors, who have brought great benefits to the Galway and wider Connacht region’

“I had the typical plans for a summer after sixth year, but things suddenly changed for the better,” said Mikey Ryan, who qualified as an electrician before rising rapidly through the ranks at Kirby.

He has recently been appointed as an associate director of operations at Kirby, with responsibility for the Connacht business unit, as well as operations in Britain.

Mikey Ryan’s career had a start that the current generation of students could...

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