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Invest in Westmeath

Why Invest in Westmeath?

Westmeath with its central location and excellent infrastructure is ideally situated for inward investmeath. Mullingar, the county town, is just an hour from Dublin and has a strong manufacturing base. However,the town still retains its Market Town feel and sense of community, making it a great place to live and work. Mullingar Chamber in co-operation with Westmeath County Council has created a brochure highlighting just some of what Mullingar has to offer visitors and residents.

Mullingar Brochure

Athlone in the very 'heart' of Ireland is a large urban centre with an established pharma industrty. The National Planning Framework identifies Atlone as the key 'Regional Growth Centre' in the Midlands. The town is also home to the award winning Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT). It has recently been announced that a consortium of AIT and Limerick Institute of Technology will develop a technilogical university (TU) for the Midlands and Mid-West.

 Athlone Prospectus


Westmeath County Council has commissioned a series of videos, to showcase County Westmeath as a great place to live, work, visit and do business.

The themes are:

    Westmeath - The place to start your new business
    Westmeath - We are growing and exporting
    Westmeath - An international hub for your business
    Westmeath - Infrastructure and attitude to growth
    Westmeath - We are community we are welcoming
    Athlone - At the heart of it
    Mullingar - Your business destination

An additional video “Westmeath – We are returning “, was funded by Connect Ireland through the Diaspora Engagement Fund. Connect Ireland is an innovative way to create new jobs in Ireland by harnessing the power of the global Diaspora - at home and abroad.