Saturday December 14, 2019

Firm’s family ethos feeds into a global business

2nd June, 2019
Michael, Joe and Bill Connolly with Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

Connolly’s Red Mills, the Co Kilkenny animal feed business, has been in the Connolly family since 1908. Now led by brothers Joe, Michael and Bill, the company was originally established in 1908 by their great-grandfather Michael Connolly, who acquired a mill on the River Barrow to process corn grown by local farmers for his bakery business.

The business makes horse and cattle feed and pet food for clients in 80 countries. It employs about 350...

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