Galway Marble Quarries
The Making Victorian team visited the black marble quarry in Anglingham, north of Galway city (no longer in use) and the Connemara marble quarry at Streamstown, north of Clifden, still in production and currently owned by Ambrose Joyce.
Adare Manor, Co. Limerick
Irish marble at Adare Manor Adare manor contains some of the rarest decorative limestones in Ireland which when polished are commonly known as marble. The second Earl and Countess of Dunraven were geological enthusiasts who, during the 1830s,… Read More
Limestone Quarry and Stone Works Visit
A guided tour of McKeon Stone limestone quarry and stone yard: Threecastles Limestone Quarry, Kilkenny. McKeon Stone Factory, Stradbally, Co. Laois