The Clare River is the heart of Milltown. Come along to the Heritage Park to celebrate Water Heritage Day. Discover the natural and cultural significance and find out why it is worth conserving.
The Clare River is an important habitat for many protected species such as salmon, kingfishers and otters. We owe a great deal to the river and the wildlife it supports. Find out about the deep-rooted local traditions and connections with the river. It is a source of water for the community. Find out how Milltown got its name. Many of the local angling spots have colourful names including Poll a tSagart, and the Blue Pig River.
Venue: Milltown Playground
3pm – 4pm: Informative Display
4pm – 5pm: Walk and Talk by the River Clare with Community Water Officer Catherine Seale