- 23 February 2021
Update on Kennys services due to Covid-19 & Coronavirus
- 07 April 2020
Kennys resuming shipping with immediate effect
Tom Kenny remembers Tim Robinson
- 04 April 2020
TIM ROBINSON R.I.P.
Acclaimed Connemara writer, Tim Robinson died on April 3rd, 2020, aged 85. Tom Kenny remembers him here.
The legend is that on his first visit to the Aran Islands, Tim Robinson asked his landlady if she had a map of the islands. “There is no such thing, maybe you would make one for us”.
Kennys Celebrating 80 Years in Business in 2020!
- 03 January 2020
We, Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery are delighted to be celebrating 80 years in business this year! The bookshop was opened in Galway, Ireland in 1940 by Des & Maureen Kenny and has grown and expanded ever since.
Tom Kenny remembers Gay Byrne
- 04 November 2019
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Gay Byrne today. Our first meeting with Gay Byrne was in November 1973 when he opened an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Seán Keating in our Salthill Gallery.
Kennys Bookmark Competition - The Winners!
- 06 June 2019
Staff Recommendations: what we are currently reading!
- 27 April 2019
All of the staff in Kennys are big readers and we are always happy to share our book recommendations!
Here's what we have been reading recently....
Kennys.ie Children's Bookmark Competition!
- 26 April 2019
We are inviting all children aged 12 and under to design our next Kennys.ie Bookmark!
The winning design will be printed on our next bookmark & the entrant will also win a hamper of children's books worth €150! We are looking for either vertical or horizontal designs by children, of whatever they would like to see on one our next bookmarks, inspired by books & reading!