Menlo is a village and townland in one of the Gaeltacht areas of Co Galway. It is just a few kilometres north of the city centre and all its services and amenities. Menlo, in the parish of Castlegar, is situated on the East side of the River Corrib and South of the lake Lough Corrib. Menlo Castle, the former Home of Valentine Blake, can still be seen here. There is a pier in the village as well as a national school. Local sports clubs include a hurling club.