A county town of County Westmeath, Ireland, this locale is renowned for being close to the lakes of Lough Owel, Lough Ennell and Lough Derravaragh. One of Mullingar's main exports is pewterware, which is manufactured by the company Mullingar Pewter. The town is home to the Columb Barracks military base.
- Statue of Joe Dolan
- Lough Owel
- Mullingar’s Belvedere House and Gardens
- Take a trip to the city's Cathedral of Christ the King
- Watch greyhound track racing and bet on your favourite at Lynn Greyhound Track
- Visit Rochfortbridge to see the Mullingar Monarchs basketball team in action
Mullingar enjoys a temperate oceanic climate, with temperatures seldom falling lower than -3ºC in winter. Summers are warm; temperatures reach around 22 ºC during July/August, and it is for this reason that tourism is popular during this time. Rainfall is more prevalent during the winter months and occurs less frequently during summer.
Getting There & Around
The closest airport to Mullingar is Dublin Airport. As its name suggests, this airport is located in Dublin, around 73 km from the centre of town. The airport is home to several car rental agencies, including Hertz and Budget; taxis also provide transportation to town from the airport.
This locale benefits from an extensive road network, ideal for those who choose to rent a car. For those who wish to get around by bus, the Bus Éireann network serves the town.
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