Mullingar, the county town of Westmeath - a thriving, bustling town and historically a busy market centre has grown into a leading hub of enterprise, industry and commercial development. Confident Capital of the Lakes, County Town of Westmeath, Mullingar is a thriving business, administrative and industrial centre. Famous for Beefsteak, Bachelors and international singing stars including the great Joe Dolan, Bressie and of course One Direction superstar Niall Horan. Mullingar is a market town with a rich heritage dating back to Norman times. Its beautiful Renaissance style Cathedral looks over this bustling town which is encircled by the Royal Canal.
Mullingar is located on the N4 between Dublin and Sligo and not far from the intersection with the main road to Galway (N6). An ideal location, less than an hour west of the greater Dublin area on the M4, has meant that Mullingar has become a very popular choice as a place to visit and do business. Mullingar is also only 50 minutes from the M50, Dublin's "Ring Road" from which Dublin Airport, Dublin Port, Dun Laoighre, and generally any part of the capital are easily accessed.
Set amidst stunning lakes and inland waterways, the town can offer peaceful living combined with a busy commercial life. Nearby lakes provide peaceful amenity areas and wonderful lakeviews. Mullingar is located in one of the most scenic and beautiful areas close to all of the major lakes in the midlands and provides a wonderful lifestyle on your back door. In addition, all sporting activities including horse riding, golf and watersports are within only a short distance and provide excellent opportunities for rest and relaxation.
Mullingar is now linked with the adjoining towns of Athlone and Tullamore to form one of the most important gateway networks in the country. This gateway network, comprising of a combined population of 130,000, will receive increased funding from national resources to further develop infrastructure, enterprise and industrial activity in this region. The town has a significant agricultural hinterland and an existing strong industrial and technical base. Mullingar is the administrative centre for Co Westmeath, the County Council Offices, a large Garda headquarters, a general hospital and two other hospitals as well as headquarters for Teagasc and Coillte (Forestry Regional Offices).
Key attractions include:
- Accessible location – 80 kms from Dublin on M4 motorway
- Easy access to key airports and port services
- Excellent road and rail links with major centres