Sectors

– Agriculture, Ingredients, Food and Drink Sector

– Electronics, Engineering and Industrial Production

– Pharmaceutical Chemical and Medical Devices Sector

  • Agriculture, Ingredients, Food and Drink Sector

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    John Montgomery, NEC, Division & Sector Committee member

    The SIPTU Agriculture, Ingredients, Food & Drink Sector covers many different types of industries throughout Ireland. These industries range from market gardening farms to large manufacturing factories to small workshops. The Sector represents workers within all grades of the Agri Business, Dairy, Meat, Food Ingredients and Drinks Industry throughout Ireland. SIPTU represents workers employed in small to medium size companies process companies and play a major role in the economy.

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    Michael Browne, Sector Organiser

     

    Sector Organiser: Michael Browne (087 6776808) Email: mbrowne@siptu.ie

    Admin Assistants: Joan McClean(01-8588230/8588247)
    Email:  jmcclean@siptu.ie 
    Organisers  Contact Numbers Email Location
    John Cooney 087-6776822/022-21493 jcooney@siptu.ie Mallow
     Miriam Butler Hamilton 087-9851276 mbutlerhamilton@siptu.ie  Kildare
    Industrial Organisers  Contact Numbers Email Location
    Terry Bryan 087-2444194/01-8588289 tbryan@siptu.ie Waterford
    Colm Casserly 087-1209340/01-8586441 ccasserly@siptu.ie Dublin
    Denis Gormalley 087-6140943 dgormalley@siptu.ie Sligo
    Jim McVeigh 087-4174437 jmcveigh@siptu.ie Monaghan/Cavan
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    Agriculture, Ingredients, Food & Drinks Sector Committee Members.
    John Boyle
    Jack Donohue
    Tom Fox
    Martin Hampenstal
    Michael Hickey
    Tony Hogan – President
    James Kennedy
    Gerry Lynam
    John Montgomery
    John Mortell
    Tim O’Connor
    Liz O’Donohue – Vice President & National Executive Council
    Kieran O’Donnell
    Pat O’Flynn NEC
    Rose O’Reilly
    Leonard Tobin
    Michael Toolan

     

  • Electronics, Engineering and Industrial Production Sector

     

    The Electronics, Engineering and Industrial Production Sector represents workers in a variety of companies ranging from small long established enterprises to multi-nationals employing several thousand people manufacturing technologically advanced products.

    The car industries in the UK and Europe are highly important to the Sector. Many smaller Irish manufacturers supply a wide range of parts for all of the major car companies including Toyota, Nissan, Ford, and Mercedes. read more

  • Pharmaceutical Chemical and Medical Devices Sector

    This Sector represents workers in all grades within the pharmaceutical, chemical and medical devices industry. In terms of exports the pharmaceutical, chemical and medical devices sector currently generates over 59% of the Republic of Ireland’s exports.

    Within the medical devices industry 24,000 workers are employed in 160 companies, 90 of these are indigenous to Ireland. Ireland has the highest number of people per captia working in the medical devices industry in Europe and is the second largest exporter (only behind Germany) of Medical devices in Europe. read more