Visit Mullingar – live music and a lively atmosphere

Mullingar is a buzzing town and fantastic base for exploring Westmeath.

Visit Mullingar - live music and a lively atmosphere

When you’re kicking back and getting to spend time having fun with your tribe - socialising and sharing good times. Mullingar hits the mark for people-loving, music-making, ‘isn’t life grand’ moments

Mullingar is a buzzing town and a fantastic base for exploring Westmeath’s lakes, greenways and heritage. Birthplace of Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann and home to many famous musicians spanning all genres, including Niall Horan, Joe Dolan, the Academic and the Blizzards, you can enjoy Mullingar’s renowned musical heritage at a selection of live music venues. Go to for more inspiration

Cycle the Royal Canal Greenway - Ireland’s longest greenway, a scenic 130km walking and cycling amenity stretching alongside the historic 225-year-old canal.  It's also known for its scenic beauty, rich heritage and abundance of wildlife. With plenty to see and do along the way, along with a range of accommodation options, restaurants and cafés, a brilliant experience is inevitable.

Local talent is in abundance in Westmeath. Enjoy boutique shopping and craft and find a unique treasure to bring home. Mullingar Pewter is just a few kms from the town and you can cycle there on the Royal Canal Greenway. Here the historic pewter craft remains alive and you can learn all about it while browsing the gift shop or enjoying lunch at the fantastic cafe. Other fantastic and entirely unique shops include the Handmade Design Studio, Red Earth and Jasmine. 

The world’s oldest whiskey distillery in Kilbeggan is no mere "visitor centre" but a real working distillery run by a team of young enthusiastic craftspeople, skilled in the traditional ways of making Irish whiskey.  On your guided tour, you will get close to the iconic waterwheel, which once powered the whole distillery and kept whiskey flowing through Kilbeggan. 

Stay at the Annebrook House Hotel which is situated in the heart of Mullingar by the Brosna river and overlooking 10 acres of parkland, the Annebrook House Hotel presents a modern day styling coupled with 17th century heritage.

Or the Greville Arms Hotel in the heart of Mullingar,  the Greville Arms Hotel is a home from home that offers all guests a warm welcome. The hotel, which was recently refurbished, contains 40 luxurious bedrooms designed with the traveller’s comfort in mind.

Mullingar Park Hotel this contemporary designed 4-star hotel is elegantly decorated, tastefully furnished and fully equipped to international standards. It boasts 95 guest bedrooms, the award-winning Terrace Restaurant, Horseshoe Bar & Courtyard Lounge overlooking private landscaped gardens.