Mullingar is a busy market town, home to local government for the county, and with a population of 20,928 people. The town is known for its rich musical heritage and its many lakes, including Lough Ennell and Lough Owel.
Mullingar is one of the region’s largest key towns and has a young and skilled workforce. Situated close to both the M4 and M6 motorways, Mullingar is highly accessible to Dublin City (60 minute drive).
More than half of the population of Mullingar (52%) are aged under 35 years; with almost half of these aged under 15. This places Mullingar ahead of the state average and denotes it as having a very young population. When coupled with the fact that over 25% of residents have attained a third level qualification or higher, it is clear to see how Mullingar’s skilled workforce has been successful in attracting inward investment in the form of R&D, manufacturing and financial services.
Natural amenities are in abundance around Mullingar, with a choice of lakes for swimming and boating, and the award-winning Royal Canal Greenway, as well as the tranquil settings of Belvedere House and Gardens on the outskirts of the town. Accommodation options are well catered for, with a selection of large hotels in the area, in addition to a thriving and well-known live music scene.
Living in Mullingar means a fantastic selection of local amenities, from watersports to heritage sites to visit and the town is well served with schools, healthcare and childcare facilities.
Discover more about Mullingar as a destination for living, working and investing with our informative town profile.