Kilkenny Blue Limestone

Irish Blue Limestone is a natural material and the physical properties reflect the conditions under which the stone originally formed and the subsequent geological history of Ireland.

Kilkenny, The Sculptor’s Choice

There is a great tradition of Sculptors using Threecastles Limestone for important civic and private works. The many textures and finishes on Limestone give the artist great scope for expression.

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McKeon Stone - Quarrymasters and Stone Masons

Since 1950 McKeon Stone has been supplying Irish limestone stone products to the Irish and European markets.
At our limestone quarry in Threecastles, Kilkenny we extract large premium limestone blocks using world-class quarrying technology.
At our stone factory in Stradbally, Co Laois we cut and craft the stone to each customer’s unique designs.
McKeon Stone is the last remaining Irish owned and managed dimensional Limestone quarry on the island.

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Well done, Niall. You and your team have had a profound impact here and it will never be forgotten.

Steve Greeley

New England Director, Vice President of Major Gifts

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London, Irish Blue Limestone

London, Irish Blue Limestone

London is the largest capital city in Western Europe, very possibly the oldest, and almost certainly the most important.  There has always been a settlement on the mouth of the River Thames, and over the centuries it has grown, inching along the waterway and extending to the north and the south. It is always changing. The most recent major development…

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Sheffield – Irish Blue Limestone

Sheffield – Irish Blue Limestone

It is not long since town planning seemed to concern itself almost entirely with methods of moving traffic from one place to another with the minimum of delay.  Nothing was to be allowed to stand in the way of the car. Today, the citizens of some of the greatest cities in Europe are demanding something far more imaginative than Inner…

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Ostend Seawall Defense – Splitstone for Seawall

Ostend Seawall Defense – Splitstone for Seawall

For the Low Countries of Western Europe, sea defences have been an essential part of life for centuries.  Dikes have been constructed for nearly a thousand years, and the expertise in coastal development engineering to be found today in Belgium and Holland is second to none.  Life depends upon the sea defences; huge tracts of land lying below sea level, and the population density in these areas is high.

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