8 fold increase in Milltown population over a decade

Milltown is the fastest growing town in Kerry, the population of the town has exploded, growing from 250 to 2000 in ten years.

A meeting about the socio-economic future of Milltown took place last night.

Kerry native and geography lecturer with UL and Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Dr. Brendan O’Keeffe was commissioned by Kerry County Council to undertake a socio-economic study of Milltown.

Dr. O’Keeffe says the challenge for Milltown is to develop in order to meet its population’s demands.