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Christmas Holiday Arrangements 2020

Council Civic Offices

The Civic Offices of Westmeath County Council in Mullingar, Athlone and Castlepollard will be closed to the public from 4:00pm on Wednesday, 23 December 2020 and will re-open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 29, 30 and 31 of December 2020 during the hours of 9:30am to 4:00pm.

The offices will be closed to the public on Friday, 1 January 2021 and reopen as normal to the public on Monday, 4 January 2021 at 9:30am.

Motor Tax/Cash Office

Motor Tax will close at 4:00pm on Wednesday, 23 December 2020 and reopen Tuesday 29 December at 9:30am. Motor Tax Offices in Mullingar and Athlone will close at 1:00pm on Thursday, 31 December 2020 to facilitate end of year routines. The Cash Offices in Mullingar and Athlone will remain open until 4:00pm on this date.

Westmeath Library Services

Westmeath Libraries will close from 4:00pm on Wednesday, 23 December 2020 and will be re-open as follows:

• 29-30 December from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
• 31 December from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Please visit Westmeath Libraries for details of all library opening hours.

All libraries will be closed to the public on Friday, 1 January 2021.

Normal library opening hours will resume from Monday, 4 January 2021.

Mullingar Swimming Pool

Mullingar Swimming Pool will be closed from: Thursday, 24 December 2020 until Saturday 26 December 2020 inclusive.

The pool will open for the following sessions:

Mullingar Swimming PoolOpening Hours
Sunday 27 December 13:00-14:00, 15:00-16:00, 17:00-18:00
Monday 28 December 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00
Tuesday 29 December 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00, 15:00-16:00
Wednesday 30 December 11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00, 15:00-16:00
Thursday 31 December  11:00-12:00, 13:00-14:00
Friday 1 January Closed
Saturday 2 January 11:00-12:00, 12:45-13:45, 14:30-15:30, 16:15-17:15
Sunday 3 January 11:00-12:00, 12:45-13:45, 14:30-15:30, 16:15-17:15, 18:00-19:00 (Adults only)

Covid-19 restrictions are in place and booking is advised before attending any public sessions.

See Mullingar Swimming Pool or phone 044 933 40262 for further information.

Athlone Regional Sports Centre

Athlone Regional Sports Centre will close at 2pm on Christmas Eve & reopen on Sunday 27 December at 8:30am. The centre will be open from 8:30am-6:00pm every day from 27 to 30 December. On New Year’s Eve the centre will be open 8:30am-5:00pm, closed New Year’s Day, and reopen as normal from Saturday 2 January onwards.

Please check the Athlone Regional Sports Centre website or phone 090 647 0975 for further information. Full timetable and booking options available on the Athlone RSC APP which can be downloaded via the App Store or at Google Play.

Belvedere House Gardens and Park

Belvedere will be closed to the public from 4.00pm on Wednesday 23 December 2020 and will re-open on Sunday 27 December 2020 at 9.30am.

Civic Amenity Sites

Athlone Recycling CentreOpening Hours 
Thursday 24 December 9:00am -2:00pm
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 December Closed. Note: no hazardous waste collection on Saturday 26 December
Monday 28 December Closed
Tuesday 29 December 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 30 December 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 31 December 9:00am-2:00pm
Friday 1 January Closed
Saturday 2 January 9:00am-5:00pm

 

Mullingar Recycling CentreOpening Hours
Thursday 24 December Closed
Friday 25 to Sunday 27 December Closed
Monday 28 December 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 29 December 9:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 30 December  9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 31 December Closed
Friday 1 January Closed
Saturday 2 January 9:00am-5:00pm

Normal opening hours for the Mullingar and Athlone Civic Amenity Sites resume on Monday, 4 January 2021. Last car entry is 4:40pm at both sites.

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: 16/12/2020