‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’ by Joe Kennedy

Posted in Manchester on October 21, 2014.


The memoirs of Joe Kennedy ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note was launched in Manchester Chorlton Irish Club.

book launch

Sir Alex Ferguson, former manager of Manchester United Football Club joined a sell out crowd at the launch of Joe Kennedy’s book ‘On the Strength of a Ten Bob Note’,

The book which tells the story of Joe Kennedy’s life from being born in New York to growing up in Doocastle in Mayo, and travelling to England to make his fortune at the age of sixteen in 1953.the book recounts¬†Joe story of establishing Kennedy’s Construction in Manchester

All the proceeds of the book sales go toSt. Ann’s Hospice, Manchester.

The event was attended by people from all over Manchester and Mayo, including Western People  editor James Laffey who is co-wrote the book.

A great night was had by all, with music and song.

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