A visit to the Connemara Marble Factory in Moycullen provides a fascinating insight into this unique and ancient product.
Connemara marble is regarded as one of the most authentic Irish products available in Ireland. Geologists estimate that it is about six hundred million years old. The colour and markings in the marble reflect the natural beauty of the mountains of Connemara. The marble is quarried, fashioned and polished by skilled craftsmen at the Connemara Marble Factory Visitor Centre, Moycullen, Co. Galway.
Connemara Marble Industries Ltd, is Ireland largest manufacturer of Connemara Marble Jewellery and gift items. The jewellery factory and Visitor Centre is located in Moycullen Village 8 miles west of Galway City on the N59. Marble is quarried from the Streamstown Marble Quarry at Lettternoosh, Clifden, Co. Galway and Cregg Marble Quarry, Cregg Hill, Letterfrack, Co. Galway.