The quarry has grown today to approximately 180 acres. Michael McGrath Snr produced only Limestone from the quarry up until his sudden death in 1970 at the age of 49. His wife Mary McGrath ran the business for a period of three years until Michael and John Joe took over its running which continues to this present day.
Local Enterprise Office Mayo offers a range of complementary supports to entrepreneurs and budding entrepreneurs. The supports range from providing an initial “First Stop Shop” service where individuals can receive advice on the steps involved in setting up a business, to the provision of grants for feasibility studies, provision of financial support for the establishment of new businesses or expansion of existing ones and the provision of a range of soft supports such as training and mentoring.
The range of supports we offer are designed to assist businesses to grow stronger and increase employment by being able to provide targeted and appropriate assistance at each stage of their development.