Gardens

Stone Base B.V. – McKeon’s Link to the Amsterdam Manhattan

Stone Base B.V. – McKeon’s Link to the Amsterdam Manhattan

Stone base B.V. is a Dutch natural stone company based in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, to the east of Rotterdam. It is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of natural materials for gardens and public projects, delivering many thousands of square metres of stone products every year to private, business and public enterprises. Stone base is McKeon’s Dutch distributor, supplying limestone to large contractors such as the Amsterdam City Council.

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A Beautiful Limestone Fountain in a Famous Garden

A Beautiful Limestone Fountain in a Famous Garden

McKeon limestone provides natural beauty in a new fountain at Ashford Castle in Cong, County Mayo.

Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle is famous for its extensive gardens, which were first laid out by the Guinness family in the nineteenth century, and have since been developed to become amongst the finest in Ireland. In 1996, an ornamental pond was built in the Tollman Garden, which is overlooked by the castle’s terrace. It was decided more recently that a fountain would be added, with a pattern of six walkways by which the pond could be approached.

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Royal Visit to Glasnevin Cemetery

Royal Visit to Glasnevin Cemetery

On May 12th, McKeon Stone was represented by James McKeon and Niall Kavanagh when Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visited Glasnevin Cemetery as part of their four-day official visit to Ireland. At the cemetery, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Cross of Sacrifice where they unveiled a new memorial to the four Irish soldiers who were awarded the Victoria Cross, Britain’s highest award for gallantry, in 1917.

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