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Services to the Public Under Level 5 - 8 January

Current Service to the Public during Level 5 Living with Covid-19

The Government has directed that additional public health restrictions will apply under Level 5 of the Plan for Living with COVID-19.
The main aim of the additional measures is to reduce the level of mobility and congregation to minimise opportunities for transmission of COVID-19. Westmeath County Council has put the following measures in place to support this:

  • All Council Offices will be closed to walk-in services to the public from close of business on Friday 8 January 2021.
  • Council services will be available by telephone, email, online, post and where necessary, by appointment
  • All Council playgrounds, play areas, and parks will remain open
  • Belvedere House Gardens and Park will close at end of business on Friday 8 Jan 21
  • Mullingar Swimming Pool and Athlone Regional Sports Centre will remain closed
  • Athlone Castle and Luan Gallery will remain closed
  • Libraries will remain available for online services only

If you need to contact us, please avail of one of the following communication channels:


Appointment Appointments can be arranged by contacting the Council as follows

Motor Tax We request that customers tax their vehicle online through www.motortax.ie

Westmeath County Council’s response will continue to be informed by advice from the Government, HSE and Public Health Authorities and is subject to ongoing review.
The Council continues to deliver vital public services in the challenging circumstances arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Related Resources

HSE Covid-19 Updates 
Department of Health

Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 08/01/2021