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A very interesting tour stop and shop

Connemara, a coastal region of County Galway, is also the home of Connemara Marble, which is... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Victoria K
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Cranston, Rhode Island
Worth a visit

Very interesting to see the different types of marble. Lots of jewelry if you want to buy. The... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
carlablack
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Perth, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Some of the reviews before me say things like "tourist trap". I feel sorry for those who didn't take a moment to say hello to the Joyce's, because if you do you'll find they are as warm and friendly as anyone can possibly be. We...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Have been a fan of Stephen Walsh and Connemara Marble for years thanks to QVC. I was so excited to see that the company was just a few minutes from where we were staying in Oughtergard. We planned our day around Connemara Marble and we...More

4  Thank LoveIreland14
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I purchased a bracelet when we were at the factory. I had problems with it coming apart and contacted them. They paid for the shipping of the bracelet back to them and sent me a brand new bracelet! They could not have been more helpful.this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Connemara marble is famous. It’s naturally green marble and is beautiful. The visitors center is a gift shop, but is definitely worth a stop. Only takes 10-15 minutes to visit. You can find the marble in lots of gift shops in Ireland but this is...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Connemara, a coastal region of County Galway, is also the home of Connemara Marble, which is quarried in the Connemara mountains. The marble from this particular region has a very unique green color, and is 600 million years old. There is also black marble from...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our tour group stopped here for a quick tour. It was very interesting, staff were very nice and the gifts available were unique and beautifully made. Worth a very quick stop if you are in the area.

Thank Malone2
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have been traveling to Ireland since 2001 and whenever I am in the Galway area I always stop at Connemara Marble. It is a family run business that has a huge assortment of items you can purchase that are made out of Connemara Marble....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Our guide Gerard Burke took us to this wonderful factory and a shop, and we had a very nice visit. It is family-owned and operated. They have the most beautiful marble you have ever seen, and make a wide range of fairly-priced jewelry and other...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to see the different types of marble. Lots of jewelry if you want to buy. The talk is short and you can then walk around on your own .

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on a Gate 1 tour of the factory and shop. The young lady, a grandaughter in the family, I believe, did an excellent job explaining the marble and the process involved in creating the pieces of beautiful jewelry, etc. they offer for sale...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Tour gives excellent presentation of Irish marble and its qualities. The staffs’ pride on their work is obvious. The store offers a variety of small marble souvenirs and jewelry, ranging in price from 5-200€. Good quality ones can had at reasonable prices. Would like to...More

Thank Marian R
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

CIE/Long’s Travel NJ group stop at Connemara Marble - just as friendly as our last visit in 2014. Presentation on the Marble is informative and short. Marble gifts and jewelry for all budgets. Rest rooms are across the street and they provide crossing guards to...More

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susanfinerty12
4 February 2017|
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The distance from Galway to the Connemara visitor centre is about 8 miles. Driving, it would take about 20 minutes on route N59.
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Maureen F
20 September 2016|
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Response from Gus H | Reviewed this property |
to the address you have, add "N59."
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jaylewster
14 May 2015|
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Response from Justin B | Reviewed this property |
Why did you not try it on at the store?
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