Taoiseach celebrates 100 years with Glennon Brothers

Pat Glennon; An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD ; and Mike Glennon; Dominick  Chilcott, the British Ambassador to Ireland; and Forestry Minister, Tom Hayes, Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine. Photo: Naoise Culhane
Timber processing firm, Glennon Brothers, has celebrated 100 years in business at a gala event, held in Croke Park, Dublin.

Timber processing firm, Glennon Brothers, has celebrated 100 years in business at a gala event, held in Croke Park, Dublin.

The keynote address was delivered by An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny, TD.

Over 500 people were in attendance at the event, including Minister for Forestry, Mr Tom Hayes, TD, British Ambassador to Ireland, Mr Dominick Chilcott, key customers, and industry stakeholders, from Ireland and the UK.

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said, “I was very pleased to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Glennon Brothers. The company has grown and developed immensely since its foundation by William and James Glennon in 1913.”

Pat Glennon, Glennon Brothers stated, “Glennon Brothers has a legacy of great contributions from great people, some of whom are not with us today. I have confidence that the people who are in Glennon Brothers today, have the capacity to create more extraordinary memories, as we move forward into our 2nd century.”

Mike Glennon added, “We would like to thank our very loyal customers who have supported us through the highs and lows. We have been very lucky to have customers who believed in us.”