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150th Book Launch

George, Owen and Hal Sisk

George, Owen and Hal Sisk

After much research, layout, writing and editing the 150th Anniversary Book was launched on Tuesday 15th December 2009. The launch took place at SISK Group headquarters on the Naas Road , Dublin with over 100 staff members present. …read more

GAA 125 Schools Day

This year the GAA are celebrating their 125th Anniversary of the establishment of the Association in Thurles, Co. Tipperary on 1st of November 1884. As part of the celebrations The Irish Times and The Sisk Group who are both celebrating 150th Anniversaries this year teamed up with the GAA and Cumann na mBunscol and held a photography competition on The GAA 125 Schools Day which took place on Friday 24 April 2009. Winning Schools received prizes of sports equipment to help the students improve their GAA Skills.

Sisk Group Charity Cycle 2009

On Saturday the 13th June, over 40 SISK Group staff members safely returned to Dublin following completion of a charity cycle from Cork to Dublin in aid of the Hospice Home Care for Children Campaign. The cycle was organised to commemorate the 150th anniversary, and also the historic links for the SISK Group having been founded in Cork in 1859.

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Mozambique Building Project

May 2009 saw the SISK Group partnering with Habitat for Humanity (HFH) Ireland to work on their ‘Global Village: Orphans & Vulnerable Children’ project in Mozambique. This afforded ten SISK Group staff members the opportunity to travel to Mozambique for eight days to help ensure that the most needy and vulnerable of society are given the opportunity to grow up within their family units and communities. …read more

Sisk Apprentices win 2009 National Joinery Award

Richard Sutton, 3rd year Apprentice Carpenter/Joiner is the winner of the Joinery Section at the National Skills Competition 2009 and Michael Dunne, 4th year Apprentice Carpenter/Joiner came second in this category.

This is a major achievement for Richard and Michael especially as their success comes during our 150 Year Celebrations.

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Sisk celebrate 5 Years in Bristol

Sisk UK’s Western Region recently hosted the First Thursday Club lunch in Bristol to launch celebrations of the 150th Anniversary as well as five years in the Bristol office. …read more

Sisk 150th Anniversary Film

A 10 minute film commissioned for the 150 year anniversary of John Sisk & Son Ltd.

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Sisk Toy Story

Sisk have been making Wooden Toys at Christmas for over 40 years for children’s charities. This very admirable task was started by John G Sisk in the old Sisk Joinery. …read more

Sisk Group Community Volunteer Programme

As part of our 150th anniversary activities the Sisk Group Volunteer Programme has been launched. This project has the purpose to bring together the resources of all the group companies, working together to help make a difference to a number of community organisations during the 150th anniversary year. …read more

Giddy Up! Construction Raceday 2008 – Bath Races

Sisk UK West Region recently sponsored the 14.10 John Sisk 150th Anniversary Stakes at Bath Races Property Raceday. …read more

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