Further Reading

CASEY, Christine and WYSE JACKSON, Patrick N. (eds) 2019. The Museum Building of Trinity College Dublin: Setting the standard in design, materials and craftsmanship. Four Courts Press, Dublin.

CONRY, Michael J. 2000. The Carlow Fence: traditional granite fencing & dry stone walls in County Carlow. Chapelstown Press, Carlow.

CONRY, Michael J. 2006. Carlow Granite: years of history written in stone. Chapelstown Press, Carlow.

COSTELLO, Alan 2013. Portmarnock and the Plunketts, 1850–1918: the Portmarnock Brick and Terracotta Works. Four Courts Press, Dublin.

CURRAN, Joanne, WARKE, Patricia, STELFOX, Dawson, SMITH, Bernard and SAVAGE, John 2010. Stone by Stone: a guide to the building stone in the Northern Ireland environment. Appletree Press, Belfast.

FARRINGTON, Andy 2016. My life as a stonecutter. Published by the author, Ballyknockan.

FEELY, Martin and COSTANZO, Alessandra 2014. Galway city walks: buildings in Stone. NUI Galway and Galway Civic Trust.

KINAHAN, George H. 1886–89.  Economic Geology of Ireland – a comprehensive account of all economic aspects of Irish geology of the 1880s.  This volume first appeared as separate papers in the Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society, and was republished complete as Volume 18 of the Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland.

GAFFIKIN, Patrick 1999. Set in Stone: a geological guide to the building stones of Belfast. Environment and Heritage Service, Belfast.

HOLLAND, Charles H. and SANDERS, Ian S. (eds). 2009.  The Geology of Ireland.  Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh.  [The most up-to-date comprehensive account of Ireland’s geology].

McAFEE, Patrick 1997.  Irish Stone Walls: history, building, conservation. O’Brien Press, Dublin.

MURPHY, Seamus 1966. Stone Mad. Routledge & Kegan Paul, London.

PAVIA, Sara and BOLTON, Jason 2000. Stone, brick & mortar: historical use, decay and conservation of building materials in Ireland. Wordwell, Bray.

RYAN, Declan 2013.  The Marble of Clonmacnoise: limestone quarrying at Clerhane (Clorhane) Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly.  Offaly County Council, Tullamore.

RYAN, Nicholas M. 1992.  Sparkling Granite.  Stone Publishing, Dublin. [An illuminating history of granite quarrying in the Three Rock Mountain area of Co. Dublin].

RYAN, Nicholas 2005.  Stone upon Stone: the use of stone in Irish building. Collins Press, Cork.

WATSON, John 1911. British and Foreign Building Stones. Cambridge University Press.

WATSON, John 1916. British and Foreign Marbles and other ornamental stones. Cambridge University Press.

WILKINSON, George 1845. Practical Geology and Ancient Architecture of Ireland.  John Murray, London [Lists stone quarries open in the 1840].

WYSE JACKSON, Patrick N. and CAULFIELD, Louise forthcoming. The Building and Decorative Stones of Dublin: a walking guide. 2nd edition.

Natural Stone Database: online information for the stone-built heritage of Northern Ireland. http://www.stonedatabase.com/

BGS Building Stones. https://www2.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/home.html