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Valencia Island

The slate quarry on the Knight of Kerry s estate at Doghilli, on the western shore, is profitably worked and gives constant employment to 150 men the slate, which is of very fine quality, is now mostly cut into flags of considerable dimensions, which are chiefly exported to London, where they are in great demand for flooring cellars and warehouses the women assist in shipping ,...

Grotto Slate Quarry Valentia Island

The slate quarry was reopened a number of years ago and again Valentia Island State is being successfully exporting around the world along with providing local employment For more information please visit valentiaslate Related articles Imovable Statue of The Mary did not get where it is today on Valentia Island without local help...

Slate Quarry Grotto stands as a ,

06-01-2015 0183 32 Slate Quarry Grotto stands as a tribute to local volunteers Situated in an extensively excavated side of Geokaun Mountain on the northern slopes of Valentia Island is a very impressive tribute to ....

Valentia slate for British parliament

18-02-2013 0183 32 The British Houses of Parliament in Westminster are to be laid with slate from the quarry on Valentia Island off the coast of Co Kerry The buildings are undergoing a a major restoration at the ....

Valentia Island the jewel on the Skellig Ring Skellig ,

Valentia has loads to do and see The site of the Transatlantic Cable at foilhammerum bay We also have the Tetra Pod on the island which has huge importance with respect to evolution You have the lighthouse, Bray tower,Geokaun Mountain the slate Quarry and the Skellig experience centre one of our pick up points to the Skelligs eco tour...

Slate Quarry, Valentia Island, Kerry

26-07-2018 0183 32 Recording from the grotto in front of the slate quarry on Valentia island during working hours Recorded with 2 x Rode NT5 and Tascam DR-680 MkII...

Valentia Slate on Valentia Island, The Ring of Kerry

Valentia Slate The Valentia Slate Quarry was opened in 1816 by the Knights of Kerry and was run as a commercially slate quarry for almost 100 years until it was closed by a rock fall at the mouth of the quarry in 1911 At its peak it employed up to four hundred people and supplied slate to prestigious location such as The house of Parliament ....

Valentia Slate standard seat

Curved seat with back Medium size 914mm x 305mm Height 457mm at sides, 863mm at back of seat Thickness 30mm Weight 112kg Large size 1220mm x 305mm Height 457mm at sides, 863mm at back of seat Thickness 30mm Weight 147kg Note You will require a forklift or similar to unload heavy furniture products when they arrive to you Please contact us for shipping ,...

Quarries Valentia Slate Stone Specialist

08-04-2015 0183 32 Last year, Valentia slate gave Tracy Coyne from Killarney her winning display on The Great Irish Bake Off pictured below The display was crafted by Declan Mulvany and Micheal Lyne The company is also currently ,...

New owner for Ireland s Valentia Slate Stone Specialist

11-03-2019 0183 32 Valentia Slate, produced from an island of slate just off the coast of the Ring of Kerry in the south-west of Ireland, has a new owner The slate, which has been used for repairs to the floors of the Houses of Parliament in England since 2004 as well as the Irish homes of Sarah Jessica Parker Carrie Bradshaw in and the City and Irish singer-songwriter Bono ,...

Visit Valentia Slate with Discover Ireland

Valentia Slate Valentia Island, Co Kerry Free things to do History and heritage Coastal escapes Valentia Slate is the only remaining slate quarry in Ireland Walk deep underground to see this famous historic slate quarry and how they continue this long tradition of ,...

Old Slate Quarry Valentia Island

After reading the current information regarding the slate quarry, we appear to have been directed to a totally different area on the island I captured the highlights of the visited area on 35mm film On our return trip next year, the Valentia Island slate quarry was a ,...

Environment Valentia Slate

29-08-2018 0183 32 The island also became famous for its own natural resource, Valentia slate, produced from a quarry on the island which was opened in 1816 by the Knight of Kerry, who once owned Valentia...

The Slate Quarrying Industry on Sherkin Island

Irish companies scrambled to obtain the leases of slate quarries across the island The Hibernian Mining Company secured the lease to work the Valentia quarry on Valentia Island off the coast of County Kerry, whilst its rival, the Mining Company of Ireland, worked the Killaloe Curraghbally quarries near...

The Old Slate Quarry, Valentia Island cityseeker

Perched high up on a towering hill is Valentia Island s old slate quarry Here, slate was hollowed out for many years, going to roof such prestigious premises as the British Parliament and Paris Opera House When the slate ran out, so did much of the island s prosperity The gaping cavern that was left behind now houses a religious grotto A statue of the Mary ,...

Valencia Island

VALENCIA, or KILMORE, an island and a parish, in the barony of IVERAGH, county of KERRY, and province of MUNSTER, 27 miles S W from Milltown, and 184 190 S W from Dublin containing 2614 inhabitantsThe island, which is five miles in length and of an average breadth of two miles, and contains 6418 statute acres, lies in a direction from south-west to north-east ,...

Grotto Slate Quarry

Location Dohilla, Valentia Island The Slate Quarry first opened in 1816 under the direction of the Knight of Kerry and has been a working quarry on and off since that date...

GROTTO SLATE QUARRY

Grotte de la carriére d ardoise - Île de Valentia - Comté de Kerry - IrlandeCoordonnées GPS 51 176 55 309 N 10 176 20 336 WIl s agit en fait d une carriére où l ....

Valentia Roof Slate

Valentia has a unique mottled effect when finely rubbed polished and is particularly attractive for bar counters, work tops etc Valentia is the only Irish slate quarry extracting slate block at this point in time Valentia Slate produce a beautiful range of garden furniture, fire-hearths, ornaments, flooring, paving and walling etc...

Quarries Valentia Slate Stone Specialist

08-04-2015 0183 32 Last year, Valentia slate gave Tracy Coyne from Killarney her winning display on The Great Irish Bake Off pictured below The display was crafted by Declan Mulvany and Micheal Lyne The company is also currently supplying slate for the miles of floors in the corridors and rooms at the Houses of Parliament in London, replacing the Valentia slate put in by Pugin ,...

Slate Quarry and Grotto, Valentia Island, Kerry Location ,

Slate Quarry and Grotto, Valentia Island, Kerry Altitude 161 m The Valentia Island Slate Quarry was first opened in 1816 by the Knight of Kerry The quality of the slate quarried has made this quarry world famous and used on many ,...

Old Slate Quarry Valentia Island UPDATED December 2021 ,

Book your tickets online for Old Slate Quarry, Valentia Island See 94 reviews, articles, and 50 photos of Old Slate Quarry, ranked No5 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Valentia Island...