Connemara Marble Quarry
The Connemara Marble Visitor Centre is located at Moycullen, 8 miles west of Galway City on the N59. The marble factory showroom and shop has Ireland's largest display of Connemara Marble Jewellery, fashioned in Gold and Silver depicting the Shamrock, harp, Celtic Cross and The Claddagh Ring. In addition, a large selection of Marble Gifts such as Clocks, Ashtrays, Marble Eggs, Cheese Boards and Chess Boards are available. Visitors can enjoy the added attraction of seeing the Centre's Craftsmen at work.
Open all year round. Pre-Cambrian Geology qualifies Connemara Marble as one of the world's oldest natural minerals, 600 million years old. The marble is regarded as one of the most authentic products available in Ireland. The quarry is situated at Streamstown, Clifden, Co.