There are a number of voluntary community services in Kilmihil, along with tax payer funded amenities, operating to benefit the local community, .
Kilmihil Bring Bank
The Bring Bank for recycling glass bottles/jars and aluminium cans is located at Fitzpatrick’s Garage/Supermarket, Main Street, Kilmihil.
Please note the parish church collects old spectacles for upcycling, there is a box in the church porch or they can be dropped in to the Parish Office when it is open.
St Michael’s Community Centre
St Michael’s Community Centre, Church Road, Kilmihil, Co Clare. For booking contact Pat Lineen, Booking Officer T: 087 285 7029.
Kilmihil Community Development Playschool
Pre-School based in St Michael’s Community Centre, Church Street, Kilmihil, Co Clare.
Contact: Mandy Dennehy T: 085 187 4593.
Opening Hours Pre-School 9.00am-12.00 noon.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms for the Elderly
A free Carbon Monoxide Alarm Scheme for the Elderly is now in operation in Kilmihil. Contact Ann Duggan for forms and eligibility: 087 290 9995.
Community Employment Scheme
Kilmihil Community Development runs a community employment scheme under the supervision of Michael Lineen, which does tremendous work in our parish. Vacancies on the scheme are notified in the parish newsletter and the local jobs section of this website.
You can find out more about some of the scheme’s past work on the Kilmihil Community Development Ltd page.
Kilmihil Community Housing Association Ltd
Community Housing for the Elderly. Allocation of housing is based on a number of criteria and the availability of units at the time of application. Contact the Association in writing at Kilmihil Community Housing Association Ltd, The Meadow, Kilmihil, Co Clare. Registrations: CRA: 20045128 CRY: 14005 Co.Reg: 334020
Kilmihil Defibrillator Service -076 6032 9999
Kilmihil Community operate a 24 hour defibrillator service from 076 6032 9999. Please put this number somewhere prominent where it can be seen, save it to your mobile phone; and remind your elderly parents, friends and neighbours to do the same. Time saves lives. If you can do CPR and get the de-fib within 10 minutes of a heart attack you could save someone’s life.
Garda Station – An Garda Síochána
Lacken, Kilmihil, Kilrush, Co. Clare. T: 065 905 0002
The Garda Station was reopened on 2 March 2015 after being closed for 25 months. You can read more about the history of An Garda Síochána in Kilmihil here.
Kilmihil Library, Community Centre, Church Street, Kilmihil, Co Clare. T: 065 905 0528. Opening Hours: Tues: 2.00pm-5.30pm & 6.00pm-8.00pm. Fri: 10.00am-1.00pm & 1.30pm-5.00pm
Clare County Library has a monthly podcast listen here: https://soundcloud.com/clare-county-library The podcast often features items from local schools and groups.
Kilmihil Text Alert Service – 065 908 0550
The text alert number is 065 908 0550 this should be saved on your phone and used to advise the Garda of any suspicious or criminal activity in the parish. The Garda will review the calls received and based on their judgement may send a text to the members of the Kilmihil Text Alert scheme to warn them to be aware and alert.
You can join the scheme to receive alerts by signing up at the Post Office at any time. A minimum contribution of €5.00 is all that is required. A copy of the Text Alert Guidelines can be downloaded from the www.garda.ie website.