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County Leitrim, Ireland

Our Irish Heritage –

Gilbane is a company steeped in family values and a heritage that began in the rugged countryside of County Leitrim Ireland.  In 1842 William Gilbane was born to Thomas and Bridget (O’Brien) Gilbane. To escape the “Great Hunger” the family relocated to the United States in 1845 making Rhode Island their home and welcoming the birth of their second son, Thomas, in 1854. Together they became carpenters and worked tirelessly to found Gilbane Building Company in 1870.  Today Gilbane is building an innovative project in Naas, Ireland and utilizing lean, safe processes to add value for our client, Kerry Group Services International, Ltd.

A First of its Kind in Ireland Construction

The Global Technology and Innovation Centre for the Kerry Group is located on a 13 hectare site in the Millennium Business Park, Naas, Co. Kildare. Utilizing a targeted cost model to align design and integrated project delivery is key to this program. Strong Gilbane leadership and the ability to leverage local relationships have resulted in a very positive response in the construction community resulting in the delivery

Gilbane brings a new level of commitment to health and safety on site in Ireland.

Derry Scully, Chairman Bruce Shaw