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# Mullingar

Last month
November 2023
Gardaí seize over €100,000 in cash after Westmeath operation targeting an organised crime group
Three people were arrested during the course of the searches, two of whom have been released without charge.
Refugee organisations decry conditions in tents on Direct Provision sites as mid-winter approaches
A report by
David MacRedmond
The Journal spoke to a resident in one campsite who described conditions as inhumane.
Ex-accountant jailed for ‘disgusting’ sex attack on girl celebrating exam results
The man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the teenage in Athlone in August 2021.
New dedicated national centre for electric vehicle skills to be developed in Mullingar
It’s been described as a ‘a critical component of the State’s response to the green transition’.
This year
Man dies after falling from height at workplace in Co Westmeath
The incident happened at a garage on the Old Dublin Road in Mullingar this morning.
Gun seized and two charged after garda chase in Mullingar
A man in his 30s and another in his 50s were chased and arrested by gardaí.
Number of homes evacuated as suspicious device found in Co Westmeath
The device was found outside a residence in Grange Meadows in Mullingar.
Local politicians call for action over 'increased sense of threat' amid far-right protests
Councillors told The Journal of how recent months have seen a focus on local representatives from certain parties.
Motorcyclist (50s) dies following single vehicle collision in Co Westmeath
The incident happened at around 3.20pm yesterday on the N4 at Ballinalack, Mullingar.
Mullingar: Anti-migrant protests see allegations of 'intimidation' against refugees and locals
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
Protests over the use of a barracks in Mullingar have intensified over the past week even as protester numbers have fallen.
Protests against emergency refugee accommodation have led to locals, workers at the site and asylum seekers being followed and recorded.
There were also suggestions that an individual garda should be targeted following his policing of a protest.
Local and national groups supporting migrants have called the actions 'shameful' and 'disgusting'.
Justice minister says anti-asylum seeker demonstration in Mullingar was 'effort to intimidate'
The government recently decided to use Columb Barracks, which has been closed for several years, to temporarily house asylum seekers.
Man arrested and Garda injured after demonstration at asylum seeker accommodation
At around 9pm last night, a number of protestors blocked an entrance to Columb Barracks in Mullingar.
Last year
Gardai seek witnesses of cash in transit robbery in Mullingar yesterday
A man threatened a security member who was forced to drive to a sliproad outside the town.
Three men arrested as part of probe into reports of bogus tradesmen in Mullingar area
The men were detained at Mullingar Garda Station.
Gardaí follow a definite line of enquiry as murder investigation launched in Westmeath
The body of the man was discovered at a house near Mullingar shortly after 6pm yesterday.
Taoiseach pours cold water over suggestion to reduce inheritance tax threshold
Under the current rules, children are able to inherit €335,000 from their parents before they have to pay tax at 33%.
Robert Troy says he didn't do his 'due diligence' on members' interests returns
‘I can only admit I got it wrong, I’m embarrassed at how wrong I got it,’ Troy said.
Missing boy (6) found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public and the media for its assistance.
Gardaí investigating Mullingar robberies involving three men threatening staff on Saturday night
Cash and cigarettes were stolen from a filling station and a shop.
All time
Man to appear before court after discovery of gun and ammunition in car
The man was arrested yesterday afternoon and has now been charged.
Have you seen Jan? The 16-year-old has been missing since yesterday afternoon
Jan was last seen yesterday afternoon.
Child missing from Westmeath found safe and well
A missing person alert was issued, but no further action is required.
Man (20s) dies after road incident in Westmeath
The incident occurred at around 10.30am on Monday in the Lough Ennell area of Mullingar.
Mullingar hospital nurses protest over understaffing and workload
The INMO says Mullingar is facing 50 unfilled nursing shifts over the coming fortnight.
Man (70s) dies in single-vehicle crash in Westmeath
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
Gardai appeal for witnesses after masked men break into business premises in Westmeath
The incident occurred shortly before 9pm in the Rathconrath area of Mullingar.
Two adults and infant girl hospitalised after car mounts footpath in Mullingar
The car mounted the footpath and injured three pedestrians before leaving the scene.
Missing 13-year-old girl found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance.
One man arrested after €250,000 worth of cannabis plants seized in Monaghan
A man in his 30s was arrested yesterday and is being detained at Mullingar Garda Station.
Woman (45) dies after crash between car and truck in Mullingar
The fatal incident occurred this afternoon.
Man dies after motorcycle crash in Westmeath
The crash occurred at around 5pm today near Gainstown.
Three people arrested over aggravated burglary at domestic residence in Mullingar
The incident happened at around 2pm on 19 September.
Gardaí seek public's help finding 38-year-old man missing from Mullingar
Michael McAleer has been missing since 21 August.
Appeal to find man (84) missing from Mullingar area
Kevin Farrell was last seen when driving a silver and yellow-coloured 2007 Opel Astra yesterday.
Three men to appear in court over violence and criminal damage in Mullingar
The three men were arrested on Friday.
Westmeath teenager pleads guilty to using garda PPS number to obtain Covid-19 payments
The 19-year-old appeared before Mullingar District Court today.
Three teens arrested for trying to rob Mullingar off-licence with fake gun
The teens fled the store empty-handed after being fended off by a member of staff.
Man arrested after suspected stolen car parts worth over €30k seized by gardaí
The items were seized following a search of a premises in Mullingar, Co Westmeath yesterday.
Men to appear in court over social media threats to kill
It’s believed the arrests are connected to a machete attack carried out last weekend.
16-year-old who had been missing from Westmeath found safe
David Marshall had been last seen on College Street, Mullingar on Tuesday.