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Tidy Towns Inspector looking through magnifier glass
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The inspectors are coming

Milltown Tidy Towns: Tidy Towns second inspections are now in progress and as Silver Medal Winners last year, we would ask everyone, young and old to keep up the good work.  Keep Milltown looking spick and span. A few years ago, Tidy Towns…
Girl painting wall
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Keep up the good work

Milltown Tidy Towns are encouraging people to continue to volunteer just one hour per week to the Tidy Towns, to keep the village and approach roads litter & kerb-weed free.  Be proud of your village by painting a shop front, house, rusty…
Simon Cowel new tidy towns judge
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The Judges are coming!

Tidy Towns: Judging in the 2017 Tidy Towns commences on June 1st next. Your village is just 5 marks behind Keadue, Co. Roscommon and 7 marks behind Westport - both former All-Ireland winners. Can you help by painting a shop front, house, a rusty…
An image of Foxford Woolen Mills

Day Care Outing

Our Outing, a one day trip to Belmullet, is on Saturday 8th July leaving Milltown 8.30am. Our first stop will be the Foxford Woollen Mills for something to eat. We will go through Crossmolina, Bangor Erris and on to Belmullet. Full details later.…
Quarrymount house on the N17 Milltown.

Quarrymount House

Quarrymount House, situated south of Milltown on the N17, was built in the 1830s by John Bodkin. The family had acquired approximately 2000 acres of land in that area at the start of the 18th century. At that time, they lived in a partly thatched…
An image of the old railway station at Milltown

The old railway station

The Railway Station, now no longer in operation, was first opened in April 1894 and was finally closed in 1963. It is situated to the north-west of the village. It was opened to serve the village and surrounding area. A short editorial…

The River Walk

The Clare River Walk is a wonderful local amenity that gives people a chance to enjoy the river. The River Walk is a great place for seeing birds. The lucky walker might spot a Kingfisher in summer or a Heron, standing aloof and waiting to pounce…
A fisherman Fly Fishing for trout on the River Clare at Milltown Co. Galway

The Clare River

The Clare River is a focal point in the village and is the largest tributary flowing into Lough Corrib. The river is designated for nature conservation as part of the Lough Corrib Special Area of Conservation (SAC) . This is largely due to the Sunset…