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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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.


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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REMINDER - FREE DIGITAL SKILLS TRAINING BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE Westmeath PPN is offering the following classroom based FREE Digital Skills training for our PPN members. Please see below for details and note the dates and locations for both. COMPLETE BEGINNERS DIGITAL SKILLS This training is for complete beginners and is being run 1 morning a week for 4 weeks and covers the following: Setting up emailSending emailsSigning in to emailsSearch online, Buying online, PaypalFile managementDates: Monday 11th Oct, 18th Oct, 01st Nov & 08th NovTime: 10am - 12pmLocation: Mullingar Congress Centre, Harbour Court, 10 Friars Mill Rd, Bellview, Mullingar, Co.Westmeath If you are interested in attending this training please click on button below:Beginners Digital Skills TrainingINTERMEDIATE DIGITAL SKILLS This training is for those who already have some skills but would like to improve on those. This is being run 1 afternoon a week for 3 weeks and will cover the following:Microsoft word, File managementTypingZoomSending and receiving emails and attachments.Internet, online forms etc.Dates: Monday 04th Oct, 11th Oct & 18th OctTime: 2pm - 4.30pmLocation: SWEETS (South Westmeath Employment, Education & Training Services CLG), Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. PPN Administration teamTel: 044 9332157 or 044 9338939 or Email: info@westmeathppn.ie ... See MoreSee Less
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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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Ashling Murphy was a member of Macalla na hÉireann, Comhaltas Concert Tour of Ireland 2017 & Britian 2018.
This video was recorded before the concert in Brú Ború, Cashel, Co. Tipperary on 20th October 2017.

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SEAI have created a toolkit which will, over time, provide a full suite of practical modules to support communities develop renewable energy projects through Ireland’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).The initial 4 modules are available online: https://t.co/M39UV0LyeU

#OurRuralFuture: Minister @HHumphreysFG announces €21.5 million for 27 landmark regeneration projects nationwide.

Multi-million euro investment to bring ambitious regeneration & economic development projects to full readiness

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We are delighted to stock these beautifully designed enamel pins marking Ireland’s Cross Quarter Festivals. llustrated by Catherine Geaney of Nine Arrow, each pin is 32mm x 32mm, with silver plating and a metal clutch, representing Imbolc, Bealtaine, Lúnasa and Samhain.

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