A specialist fire protection company

As a specialist passive fire protection company with an outstanding track record, PFP Ireland is a proven local partner.
Our specialist on-site and off-site teams together offer decades of experience across the Irish construction sector.

PFP Ireland’s unique end-to-end PFP Assure service ensures the correct use and installation of the world’s leading fire stopping and penetration sealing products.
It also provides the most comprehensive and hassle-free solution for full certification and BCAR compliance.


LPS 1531

PFP Ireland has been 3rd Party Certified by LPCB to install passive fire protection; intumescent basecoat and specialist boarding systems. As an LPS 1531 approved installation contractor, PFP Ireland can issue a Certificate of Conformity for each passive fire protection installation, as recommended in the Building Regulations ‘Approved Document Part B’.



Quality and compliance are only as good as the record keeping and documentation which accompanies the installation process. Using the BORIS software package, our specialists can record and detail installations in real time, allowing all parties to carry remote quality inspections and providing a central point for access to all quality checks, health & safety information and handover documentation.



All PFP Ireland installations are benchmarked for approval, have real time tracking and marking-up of drawings, and are inspected and certified by 3rd party inspectors.

BS & EN Standards

BS & EN Standards

Globally recognised quality standards

Our key people share decades of experience in passive fire protection and the Irish construction sector.

Chris Barry

Chris Barry

Managing Director

Chris has spent the last 20 years in the passive fire protection industry as both a materials supplier and contractor.

Projects include UCD Masterplan; DIT Grangegorman ; Dublin Landings ; Trinity Business School; 76 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay; Hanover Quay; Dublin Airport Terminal 2 and the National Conference Centre.

Shirley McGowan

Shirley McGowan

Operations Director

Shirley is a procurement, logistics and administration specialist with a background in purchasing and materials management.

Shane Kelly ACA

Finance Director

Shane has recently joined the Company and has responsibility for all aspects of Company finance.

Bill Maher

​Bill Maher

Divisional Contracts Manager (Protective & Intumescent Coatings)

Bill, is qualified as an ICorr Painting Inspector and SSPC Coatings Supervisor, he has extensive experience in the protective coatings Industry having previously managed and supervised sites.

Projects include Shire/Takeda Pharmaceuticals Clonee, MSD Biologics Swords, Facebook Clonee, Wuxi Biologics Dundalk, Google Grangecastle and the Lidl distribution centre Newbridge.

​Krzysztof​ Posanow

Contracts Manager

Krzysztof has installed and supervised PFP projects in Dublin since 2006.
Projects include UCD Masterplan; Burlington House, Hanover Quay, Shelbourne Hotel, 3 Arena, Bord Gais Energy Theatre.