Establishment of business
John established his business in 1859, the same year he married Kate Burke.
John Sisk's first major public building
Parish church Castleisland, Co. Kerry.
St Mary's of the Rosary Church, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
The firm's major contracts in the 19th century were churches, banks and hotels. Nenagh Church is the largest of the 21 churches built in this period.
John Sisk built four streets of housing in Cork for his workforce
John Valentine Sisk started his own business in 1900, but re-joined his father in 1907, hence the company name John Sisk & Son. On his father's death, John V Sisk becomes the sole owner.
On his father's death, John V Sisk becomes the sole owner.
New head office Munster and Leinster Bank (now AIB), South Mall, Cork.
John Gerard Sisk joined the company after receiving a degree in Civil Engineering from University College Cork.
Cork City Hall
Cork City Hall is opened by President, Eamon de Valera.
Dublin branch established
John G. Sisk established the Dublin branch, with just his wife Mollie as secretary and cousin Herbert Dennis as foreman.
Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Dublin
Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Dublin, first government office building of the Free State.
Classic Sisk brand designed by Reynolds Stone
First £1 million contract for TB Hospital, Galway
Sisk setup Joint Venture company with the Dutch company Hollandsche Beton Maatschappij to build Wexford Bridge. The new company is known as Ascon and remains a joint venture for 33 years.
Sisk goes to Africa
Sisk expanded into Africa, working in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Nigeria.
Sisk moves to the Naas Road, Dublin
Sisk finishes work on Ireland's tallest building, Liberty Hall
Workers stand on scaffolding at Liberty Hall site overlooking O'Connell Bridge.
George H Sisk
George H Sisk becomes the fourth generation to join and eventually lead the business.
Ballymun Housing Scheme
Offsite manufactured elements slotting into place in the technically advanced Ballymun housing scheme.
Sisk builds Central Bank, Dublin
The Square, Tallaght, Dublin
It was the first of four large shopping complexes built in the suburban centres surrounding Dublin from the late 1980's onwards and was for a while the largest shopping centre in Ireland.
With economic difficulties in Ireland John Sisk & Son heads for Germany, after the Berlin Wall comes down.
First UK National lottery-funded project was completed
John Sisk & Son in the UK are first contracted to build the first National Lottery-funded project. The American Air Museum in Duxford was completed in 1991.
Johnson & Johnson relationship begins
Sisk met with Johnson & Johnson for the first time in 1994. The first project Sisk completed was Vistakon in Limerick. We have gone on to complete further projects including, Depuy Synthesis, Janssen and Centocor in Cork.
Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
Sisk completed Blanchardstown Shopping Centre in 1997.
Croke Park, Dublin
Taking almost a decade to fully complete, the phased redevelopment of Croke Park into a world-class stadium finishes in 2004. It is an asset which the GAA can be justifiably proud of and which has seen concerts, the Special Olympics, rugby and soccer as well as all Gaelic Games.
Wembley SSE Arena
Sisk completed the reconfiguration of Wembley Arena, London’s primary live music venue, in 2006.
Sisk celebrates 150 years in business
Sisk staff gathered in the Dublin head office at the launch of the 'Building a Business' 150 years of Sisk Group book.
Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Sisk was selected as the main contractor to in 2007 for the redevelopment of Lansdowne Road, the world's oldest international rugby union stadium.
Sisk completed four projects for the London Olympics including the award winning shooting venues, later to be transported and rebuilt by Sisk for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
St James's Gate, Diageo
Sisk completed the largest stout brewery in the world at St. James's Gate, Dublin for Diageo.
Mater Hospital, Dublin
The main building works of the Mater Hospital commenced in September 2009 and the project was complete in 2014.
Dragados Sisk Joint Venture (DSJV) completes tunnel works on Crossrail in London.
Sisk completed Capital Dock, Ireland's highest residential tower.
Sisk celebrates 160 years
John Sisk & Son celebrates 160 years in business.