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In promoting and nurturing economic development in Westmeath, there is a need to foster new enterprise ideas, to encourage and support those who are starting or developing businesses and to respond to the challenges and opportunities of a constantly changing and increasingly knowledge-based and globalised economy.


County Development Board

Westmeath C.D.B is one of 34 Development Boards established in 2000 by Government to improve integration of public and local service delivery.


Enterprise Agencies

The enterprise support agencies in Westmeath work on a partnership basis to ensure clients receive the best support available.


Enterprising Westmeath

Providing appropriately zoned land for enterprise and employment uses to cater for the county's industrial, manufacturing, technological and service needs.


Midland Gateway

The principle urban centres concerned with the 'Midlands Gateway' are Athlone, Tullamore and Mullingar.


Rates and Charges

Details on payment of local taxes and charges for goods & services we provide.



All of Westmeath County Council's open tenders are advertised on this site and on the eTenders public procurement website.


Trading Permit and Licences

Casual trading on public roads and designated trading areas requires a licence.


Waste Management

A guide to businesses to improve management of their various waste streams.