The History of Mount Street – Ruth Illingworth

Mount Street is one of the oldest and most historic streets in Mullingar. It was part of the original streetscape of the town when Mullingar was founded by the Normans more than 800 years ago.  The Norman Lord of Mullingar, William Petit, built his castle just south...

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Christmas Magic at the Mullingar Christmas Market

The Mullingar Chamber in conjunction with the Westmeath County Council were delighted to host the annual Christmas Market last weekend. The event which is now the largest Christmas market in the Midlands took place once again on Mount Street and saw crowds attend from...

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Midlands 103 are Broadcasting Live

We are delighted that Midlands103 will be broadcasting live from this year's Christmas Market between 12 noon and 3pm on Monday 7th December. They have just set up and can be found at the bottom of Mount Street outside the Arts Centre. Tune in as Lidl will be giving...

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Santa’s Grotto

Santa and Mrs Clause will be leaving the Mullingar Park Hotel at 11.30am this morning, courtesy of Flynn Fuels, and they are due to arrive at Santa's Grotto at 12 noon. The Mullingar Men's Shed has done a fantastic job of building the Grotto which will be a regular...

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Timetable for our Choirs, Singers and Bands

We are delighted to have a wide range of 20 choirs, bands and singers performing in Market Square every day of our 4-day Christmas Market between 12 noon - 4pm:   Timetable for Choirs Thursday 7th December 12.00pm St Finians College 12.30pm St Finians College...

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This Year’s Vintage Children’s Attractions

This year we have 2 vintage children's attraction provided by the Vintage Carousel Company. Last year's carousel was, in fact, an adult one and some mothers were concerned that it was too fast. So this year we have a vintage children's hobby horse carousel (pictured...

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Children’s Indoor Christmas Cinema

Why not take a break on Sunday to catch up with the kids and watch some festive films at this year's Children's Christmas Cinema. This year's cinema is located in Áras an Mhuilinn (pictured above), which is located just past the roundabout at the bottom of Mount...

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Christmas Market Mullingar Hours

Last week the hours were increased slightly to opening an hour earlier on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 12pm to 11am. The full opening and closing times are as follows: Thu 7th: 12pm-8pm Fri 8th: 11am-8pm Sat 9th: 11am-8pm Sun 10th: 11am-6pm  ...

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Christmas Market Choirs & Bands

This year we will be having carol singing, choirs singing and bands playing every day of the 4-day Christmas Market in Market Square with a sound system. We are delighted to have 16 confirmed choirs but we still have some room for some more on Thursday, but Friday and...

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Christmas Market Mullingar

Exhibitors: Call 044 9344044 or email
Sponsors & all other enquiries: Call 044 9344044 or email

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