Friday, December 4, 2009

Start Christmas in Mullingar 6th December

"We the citizens of Mullingar would like to invite you to come to the middle of Ireland to spread some good will and christmas cheer.

Celebrate with us the beginning of Christmas holidays with FREE Open air Music Concerts (dedicated to the memory of our own Joe Dolan), and Magical Market Stalls, Quality Shops, Rated Restaurants, Brilliant Bars, Pedestrianised, Streets, Dance Troops, Marching Bands, Rock Bands, Pop Bands, Choirs, Orchestras, Singers, Theatre Groups, Special Guests Acts, Santy and his Helpers and a host of Events and Entertainment to capture your imagination and help banish those winter blues.

We will also be attempting to break The Guinness World Record for the most people gathered in one place at the same time wearing SANTY HATS and raise some much needed funds for The Lions Club Christmas food appeal.

The place will be Mullingar Town Centre, the time will be 3pm on Sunday December 6.

So if its Music and Markets, Shopping and World Records you're after, come to Mullingar in The Middle of Ireland."

Sunday, October 25, 2009

A look back on the unveling day in December 2008 and a look forward to life and activity in Mullingar on 6th December 2009

Have a look at the Chamber of Commerce/Faillte Ireland Westmeath Tourism site created to inform visitors of the events of the day and the facilities and attractions in the locality:

We have it from local sources that the recent success of Discover Mullingar will be hopefully repeated with a Farmers Market and Street Festival day on 6th December 2009, we hope to see crowds on the streets again, with plenty of good local food, hospitality and entertainment for old and young.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Discover Mullingar Day

Discover Mullingar Day approaches, it's Sunday 27th September, and looks like it's going to be a great day for all ages.

More details at:

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Location of Joe Dolan Memorial Statue, Mullingar

The Joe Dolan Memorial Statue is located at Market Square, Mullingar, where Pearse Street meets Mount Street. This is just outside the Tourist Office and at a junction of two major streets.

For a map of the location, click here.

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Monday, August 17, 2009

Discover Mullingar

Mullingar has been chosen as the fourth location in the Lakelands and Inlands region to host an open day showcasing what is on offer in the area. Organised by Fáilte Ireland, Waterways Ireland, Westmeath County Council and a committee made up of local businesses, the open day will take place on Sunday September 27 from noon to 6pm and will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the tourism assets of the Mullingar region.


Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Joe Dolan Statue - Additional Photo

Photo of the Joe Dolan memoial statue at night.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Video of Statue Unveiling, Market Square Mullingar, Dec. 7th 2008

There is a video on YouTube of the statue unveiling at Market Square, Mullingar, Dec. 7th 2008, including the infanous Market House security alarm that went off just as the statue was unveiled by Taoiseach Brian Cowen.