Saturday September 19, 2020

80 years of success for sausage firm

Nigel Hick is the third generation of his family to go into the butcher business.

10th June, 2006

His butcher’s shop, Hick’s of Dun Laoghaire, is still a family run operation, and has become almost synonymous with its specialty: handmade, preservative-free varieties of pork sausage.

Hick, now aged 38, started in the business as a trainee at 18,working with his father and grandfather. His grandfather, Charles Henry Hick, opened the shop in 1927. The family will celebrate its 80th year in business next year.

Other members of the extended family have...

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