Keily & Co. Ltd.

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Keily & Co. Ltd.

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1925 - past 1973


Founded in 1925 and acquired by the Williams Group through B. Daly & Co. Ltd. in 1966. The company was established as a wholesaler of poultry, rabbits and game and specialises since 1966 in poultry and game processing. The brand of the ACE chickens was one of their best known products.
It supplied the of principal supermarket chains and frozen food distributors in Ireland in the 1970s (a quarter of the Irish broiler chicken market - ca. 6 million birds per year).


Jamestown Road, Inchicore, Dublin (processing station for poultry)
Processing operation, Wexford (acquired from Hoggs in 1973)
Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin (hatchery)

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Poultry processors and distributers; hatchery

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Williams Group Tullamore Ltd. (1966-1997)

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1925 - ?

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Williams Group as the holding company (held 100% since 1966)

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OHS2/DEW/1/5 Williams Group brochures

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