The Bridge Mills

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The Bridge Mills is a commanding building on the banks of the Corrib. The 430 year old Bridge Mills is now a centre for languages, art, culture and specialised skill-based commercial projects within Galway City. Visitors and locals alike delight in the distinctive, finely crafted gifts, clothing, and cuisine on offer. The Bridge Mills is the first building you will see as you cross the Bridge into Galway's Westend. While crossing the bridge you will see the waterwheel used by the mill. This six-bay, three-storey building is a former flour mill was refurbished in 1988. The mill stands testament to the long history of milling in this location in Galway city during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The mill has retained some of it key features such as its original waterwheel along with the accompanying mill races running through the building. Within the stone façade are several well preserved dressed stone lintels and voussoirs.