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CASTLEPOLLARD

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Castlepollard is a historic and bustling town and the Key Service Town in North Westmeath.  

This website has been commissioned by the Local Development Group - in conjunction with Westmeath County Council - to promote our local community & economy, celebrate our heritage and plan our future.

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2021 Parade Cancelled

The Castlepollard St Patrick's Day Parade Committee regret to announce that there will be no parade in 2021.
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Dark Skies - Our 2019 Parade

The Parade Committee has provided some photos of ominous skies before the 2019 North Westmeath St Patrick’s Day Parade in Castlepollard.
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Merry Christmas

We would like to wish our community, our friends and followers from near and far, all the very best for the most unusual of Christmases!
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Diary

We are happy to share details of meetings and events that will be of interest to our local community, here on our website. 

Click here to view our current event listing, or here to submit information about an event you are planning or supporting. Please try to give us as much notice as possible so that we can help get the word out.

There is nothing in the diary at the moment. Please come back soon.

OUR VISION

Castlepollard will be a socially inclusive town with a strong community and entrepreneurial spirit. With a rich and unique heritage, we will be a beacon for responsible and innovative rural tourism. The village will be a vibrant hub, based around an attractive centre that is alive with activity and that caters for all members of its community.   

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As part of the preparation of a Conservation Plan for Killafree Church and Graveyard an informal meeting will be held in Castlepollard on 20th Sept at 2pm. If you would like to attend or make a comment email cora@carrig.ieThe Conservation Plan for this site is being prepared by CarrigInt with funding from the Community Monuments Fund #CMF2021 National Monuments Service - Archaeology Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage #Castlepollard Castlepollard Tidy Towns Westmeath County Council ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking forward to following progress hereBeautiful day for the initial site inspection at Kilafree Church in Castlepollard. A Conservation Plan is being prepared for the Church with funding from the Community Monuments Fund #CMF2021 National Monuments Service - Archaeology Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage Westmeath County Council CarrigInt PUNCH Consulting Engineers ... See MoreSee Less
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Some great news published this morning by Damien English about funding to enhance the already gorgeous Castlepollard-Castlepollard will benefit in part from the new €7 million fund to enhance streetscapes & shopfronts! 🟡 Announced this morning, 124 towns across the country are set to benefit. Projects will include upgrades to building facades, artwork, murals, lighting, street furniture and canopies.🟣 This Investment is designed to make rural towns and villages more colourful, vibrant and attractive!🟢 Announced by my FG colleague this morning, Heather Humphreys, the Streetscape Enhancement Initiative is a key part of Our Rural Future. 🔵 Under the scheme, property owners will be provided with funding to improve the facades of their buildings, carry out artwork and install features such as canopies and street furniture. 🔴 The 124 towns and villages announced by the Minister today were selected by each Local Authority, which will now begin the process of advertising locally for applications.🟠 The types of projects to be supported include:- strategic collaboration between property owners to paint buildings or shopfronts in vibrant colours- commissioning of murals in towns and villages- upgrade or restoration of historic / traditional shopfronts- provision of street planting, shrubbery, trees and flowers boxes- illumination and lighting of architectural features- installation of canopies and street furniture- decluttering of streetscapes with removal of unnecessary signs / wires ... See MoreSee Less
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The Outdoor Seating for Tourism and Hospitality Scheme has been expanded.Non-dining businesses such as pubs and bars are now eligible to apply!Find out more at: loom.ly/TLrWP4E ... See MoreSee Less
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All plastic packaging waste including soft plastic can now be placed in Irish household recycling bins as long as it is clean, dry and loose.
Making the announcement, Minister of State Ossian Smyth TD said soft plastic can be placed in the household recycling bin #recycle

All plastic packaging waste - including soft plastic - can now be placed in Irish household recycling bins as long as it is clean, dry and loose. https://t.co/VoDDEppgG8

Hi Folks, to all local groups.
For your information please see below you can contact direct ( Community Policing Mullingar ) or contact a member of the Castlepollard Local development group to arrange this service.
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Join Westmeath Libraries on Saturday 18th September to create your own Climate Change Sign. This Zoom Workshop is suitable for 8-12 year olds. A kit will be supplied for each participant with all that you need to make your sign. Book on
https://t.co/6P9EhgFKI1 #creativeireland

Westmeath Sports Partnership in conjunction with the Road Safety Authority are providing a free webinar on Road safety with particular emphasis on Cycling and Walking

Register via Eventbrite here https://t.co/zGD41U6zPo

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