Mountbellew is a small market town situated on the main Galway to Roscommon road, approximately 27km northwest of Ballinasloe. It is an attractive and vibrant town with a population of 1,100. The Irish for Mountbellew is An Creagán meaning "The Rocky Place". There are many amenities that Mountbellew has to offer as an inland town. For the past few years Mountbellew has won the Best Tidy Town in County Galway in the National Tidy Towns competition. The town square was designed by Sir Henry GrattanBellew, an architect and engineer and the name most associated with Mountbellew. He also built Mountbellew Bridge which provides an attractive entrance into the town.


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