Irish Limekilns

 


Rathsnagadan limekiln on the banks of the Nore

 

Carboniferous limestone is widely available in Ireland and has been exploited for burning in small kilns in most parts of the country. The lack of extensive coal reserves resulted in some kilns being fuelled with peat and furze.

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Ballintoy  
Ballinwing Corbally Harbour
Kilteery Rathsnagadan
Reddan's Quay St Mullins
Temple Road, Ballinderry  

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