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Kennys 1940-2015 ...celebrating the First 75 Years

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Official opening of an exhibition of 75 objects.

Storm Desmond - an apt name if ever there was one - did little to dampen the spirits as Kennys Bookshop & Art Gallery celebrated 75 years in business this week.

In spite of the weather, a crowd of family, staff, friends and clients toasted the next 75 years at the official opening of our 75|75 exhibition - this engaging and diverse exhibition, curated by Dean Kelly, celebrates the fascinating history of this family-owned Galway business over the last 75 years.

The exhibition continues through the New Year 2016.


Our old and dear friend Ronnie O'Gorman delivered a wonderfully warm and energetic speech to mark the opening of this special exhibition. Watch on Kennys YouTube Channel now!:


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In the Press:

75th Anniversary Exhibition mentioned in The Irish Times 

A piece about Kennys 75th Anniversary exhibition appeared in The Irish Times on Wednesday 10 December.  Read it here >>>


'Kennys celebrate a milestone with a major exhibition' in The Galway Advertiser 

An article by Kernan Andrew of The Galway Advertiser was printed on Thursday 3 December   Read the online version here >>>


Kennys in the Galway Independent

An article regarding Kennys preparations for our big night appeared in The Galway Independent on Wednesday 2 December.  Read it here >>>