Killimordaly Best Built Heritage mile

Killimordaly Kiltulla Foróige Club are the 2012 winners of the ‘Best Built Heritage Mile’ Golden Mile Award.

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Back in the Summer of 2012 Galway County Council in conjunction with Galway Rural Development Company, Comhar na nOileán, Forum Connemara and Galway County Heritage Forum, invited community groups to enter this important heritage competition.

‘The Golden Mile of Galway-Slí Dúlra na Gaillimhe’ is a heritage and environmental initiative designed to encourage people living on rural roads to become more aware of the natural and built heritage along their roadsides and where necessary, to take appropriate action to manage this valuable resource.

Awards were given for

  • Overall award : Perpetual trophy
  • The mile showing best potential
  • Best natural heritage mile
  • Best built heritage mile
  • The safest mile
  • The Tony Dervan RIP, award for best community effort (to include litter management)
  • Primary Schools

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Applications were confined to either a local primary, local secondary or local tertiary road. Killimordaly Golden Mile is situated in the area surrounding St. Iomar’s Church, Killimordaly taking in Killimordaly Castle and St. Iomar’s Well; Killimordaly Church; O’Daly’s Marriage Stone; Bullaun Stone; Killimordaly Graveyard’s Old and New.

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