Threecastles Limestone Quarry, Kilkenny, Ireland in the summer of 2009. Filmed by Professor Jake Harvey of Edinburgh College Art in 2009 as part of his worldwide STONE PROJECT. All 92 videos of this project are on Vimeo and show stoneworking all over the world VIMEO/STONEPROJECT Threecastles Limestone Quarry, Kilkenny, Ireland from STONE project on Vimeo.
Threecastles Limestone Quarry in the summer of 2009 – Interview with Peter Dowling, Quarry Manager by Professor Jake Harvey of Edinburgh College of Art as part of his worldwide Stone Project Threecastles Limestone Quarry | Interview with Peter Dowling, Quarry Manager from STONE project on Vimeo.
Unveiling of Michael Cusack Statue at Cusack Park in Ennis on May 28th 2017. Sculptor was Michael Mc Tigue and unveiling by Michael O Muircheartaigh.
Loading Stone in McKeon Stone Limestone Quarry
McKeon Stone Limestone Quarry
Photographer Luca Truffarelli documents the process of sculptor Helen O’Connell as she creates Silkie the seal – a commission from The Ark for it’s Beautiful Beasts collection.
At Mc KeonStone’s quarry in Threecastles, Kilkenny, 1000 tons of Irish Blue Limestone and 3 caterpillar excavators battle it out! This wall of stone had not moved in 250 million years and had been diamond sawn into one large chunk of 11 metres high, 2.7 meters deep and 13 metres long (386 cubic metres). The power of three caterpillar excavators…
On 22, 23 & 24 November 2010, H&M brought their flagship store in Amsterdam to live with a 3D projection mapping on the historic building. For over 3 minutes, guests and a gathered crowd enjoyed a surreal fairytale of light and magical effects. A red ribbon, wrapped around the building, untangles and transformed the building into a colorful dollhouse where…
Making Flutes in a irish limestone column.
Stone Lathe – GMM saw with lathe attachments. Limestone column turning – with entasis.