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Cloon Keen Atelier

AN IRISH STORY

Cloon Keen is a perfumer based in the heart of the medieval city of Galway. For nearly two decades, it has created scents that are deeply entwined with Irish landscape, history, and tradition.

Galway is perched on the western edge of Atlantic Ireland, surrounded by beauty, with the unique landscape of the Burren to the south, the iconic Connemara landscape to the north and the celebrated Galway Bay—guarded by the prehistoric stone forts of the Aran Islands—to the west.

Galway’s rich oral, literary, craft and design traditions combine to form an innate aesthetic that translates into a singular cultural identity—one that has inspired hundreds of individual and collective creatives to produce beautiful, meaningful work.

Cloon Keen is one of these collectives. Pairing an elegant, restrained design sensibility with environmental sustainability, Cloon Keen is a unique brand that combines lyricism, authenticity, quality and craftsmanship in its fragrance collection.

 

THE BEGINNING

Cloon Keen was founded by two filmmakers. After many years of working in the film industry, they followed their hearts and moved to Galway to start Cloon Keen in a small atelier overlooking Galway Bay.

The Cloon Keen collection, influenced by the founders’ filmmaking background, sets evocative scenes that are both precious and fragile.

 

WINNER OF 2015 IRISH TIMES BEST SPECIALIST SHOP

FINALIST 2015 FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION BEST NEW INDEPENDENT FRAGRANCE

FINALIST 2014 FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION BEST NEW INDEPENDENT FRAGRANCE

FINALIST 2014 FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION BEST NEW HOME FRAGRANCE

FINALIST 2013 FRAGRANCE FOUNDATION BEST INDEPENDENT FRAGRANCE