Thursday February 27, 2020

Chipping into niche market for hand-carved memorials

As a skilled stonemason wi th a young family, Michael Hoy wanted a change of career that would allow him to work from his home in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh.

2nd July, 2011

As a skilled stonemason wi th a young family, Michael Hoy wanted a change of career that would allow him to work from his home in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh.

He identified a niche market for hand-carved memorials and headstones and set up ErneStone two months ago, using traditional masonry skills and locally-sourced materials.

‘‘I used to make headstones for relatives and friends in my spare time.

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