Ian Cotton’s “Cotswold Way Marker” at Bath Abbey in Bath, UK, handcut lettering on a Flamed limestone disc. Ian’s Blog is here which documents his progress with this stone.
This cross standing at 7m tall will be erected in Glasnevin cemetery beside the World war 1 and World War 2 monuments and just beside the grave of Charles Stuart Parnell.
We have upgraded our excavating machinery in Threecastles quarry with a Caterpillar 365L, 70 ton machine.We will retire older equipment and hopefully improve our output from the quarry and give us some maintenance free time for a few years.
McKeon Stone presented a stone seat to President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins at a recent visit to Stradbally. The stone is placed at the new Arthouse in Stradbally.
From extensive testing we can recommend ARDEX X7 G PLUS to use as the adhesive to use.There is no British Standard for this type of veneer cladding, but for heights greater than 2 metres, we would recommend the use of a mechanical restraint such as a brick tie or angle bracket.Technical data on ARDEX X7G PLUS – click here …
Recent sculpture by Patrick Barry near Tara mines, Co Meath. Kilkenny Limestone Slab
Dale Weston is opening a gallery primarily dealing with stone! Gallery 52 is based in Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath and opens this Sat the 22nd Sept. The website is http://gallery52.webs.com/
Artist Niamh O’Malley has made a short film about the Quarry and it is now on show at Dublin Contemporary 2011 at Earlsfort Terrace untill the end of October. The website for the Dublin Contemporary is here Photo: Quarry’ Production Still, 2011, Courtesy of the Artist & Green on Red Gallery Kilkenny Limestone Slab
Mc Keon stone used in bridge restoration in the Kippenbrug, Leiden, Holland. Finishing work and installation by Steenhouwerij Zederik b.v.