Westmeath County Council

Westmeath County Council provides services to a population of over 90,000 citizens in County Westmeath in areas of housing, roads, transportation, planning, environment, economic and community development, tourism, libraries, fire and emergency response, parks, amenities, heritage, arts and water services.
The Council has over 570 employees and can offer exciting careers across our services in various roles such as engineering, technical, financial, management, administration, library services, fire services and general services. Our headquarters are in Mullingar and we have area offices throughout the county.

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Planning, enforcement, development plans, conservation & heritage, building control

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Social housing, housing grants, home purchase, rental accommodation scheme(RAS)



Find your library, reserve and renew, search for a book, join your library, library online



Find information on environmental control, veterinary services, waste & Litter and more.

Water Services

Water services

Water conservation, metering, well grants, drinking water, schemes & projects and more.

Roads & Transport

Roads, parking and transport

Information on roadworks and closures, road safety and local schemes & projects



Support for businesses and discovering our county

Arts & Recreation

Arts and Recreation

Culture, heritage and leisure

Community Development

Community Development

Achieve social change and improve social and environmental conditions

Fire Service

Emergency Services

Fire safety in the community, water safety and our major emergency plan.

Finance Services


Learn about council budgets, expenditure, paying us and procurement from the council and more.



Information on the development of the tourism industry in County Westmeath