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Christmas and New Year opening hours

Council Civic Offices

The Civic Offices of Westmeath County Council in Mullingar, Athlone and Castlepollard

will be closed to the public from 4.00 p.m. on Friday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday 28th December, 2016.

The offices will also be closed to the public on Monday, 2nd January, 2017.

Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday, 3rd January, 2017.

Motor Tax/Cash Office

Motor Tax will close at 4.00 p.m. on Friday 23rd December 2016 and reopen Wednesday 28th December 2016 at 9.00 a.m.

Motor Tax Offices in Mullingar and Athlone will close at 1.00 p.m. on Friday 30th December, 2016 to facilitate end of year routines.

The Cash Offices in Mullingar and Athlone will remain open until 4 p.m. on this date.

Library Services

All Westmeath Libraries will be closed from 4 p.m. on Friday 23rd December, 2016.  

All Westmeath Libraries will resume normal opening hours from Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Athlone and Mullingar Libraries will be open for limited hours on 28th to 30th December.

Please phone Athlone Library on 090 6442157 or Mullingar Library on 044 9332161 for details or visit visit our website for further information.


If you have any concerns about extending loans, please contact Library HQ on 044 9332162 or email library@westmeathcoco.ie

Mullingar Swimming Pool

Mullingar Swimming Pool will be closed from;

  • Saturday,24th December 2016 to Tuesday,27th December 2016 inclusive.

The pool will be open on 28th to 30th December 2016. Please check website for timetable details. The Pool
will be closed on Sunday 1st January 2016 and re-open on Monday, 2nd January 2016 from 12.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.


Normal opening times will resume with effect from Tuesday 2nd January, 2017.


See our website or phone 044 93340262 for further information.


Athlone Regional Sports Centre

Please check website for details of opening hours or phone 09064-70975.


Belvedere House Gardens & Park

Belvedere will be closed to the public from

  • 4.00 p.m. on Friday 23rd December 2016

and will re-open at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday 27th December 2016.


The Cathaoirleach, Members, and Staff of Westmeath County Council wish all our customers a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 20/12/2016