Milltown has the last laugh

SCORN greeted campaigners for industry in Milltown when almost 50 years ago they asked various State bodies for support. The village was too small, they were told. Industries wanted to locate in bigger centres, laughed the men in suits.

But Milltown has had the last laugh.

Upwards of 150 people now make their living every day in businesses and industries located in the Milltown Industrial Park, and even now in a time of pandemic the local development company is in negotiations with two new partners.

One is a manufacturer, the other is involved in warehousing and distribution, and agreement is expected to be reached soon with both.

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