County Westmeath (An Iarmhí in Irish) is a county situated in the Irish Midlands, in the western part of the province of Leinster. Area: 1,764 km². The county was once part of the ancient province of Meath and later of County Meath, this association was ended in 1543 when County Westmeath was created.
Other notable towns and villages in County Westmeath include:
Notable Westmeath people include Michael O'Leary, the CEO of Ryanair; Joe Dolan, a popular singer; Donie Cassidy, a well-known businessman and TD; and Mary O'Rourke, a senator and former Government minister.
- Westmeath County Council
- Westmeath Tourism
- Westmeath Enterprise
- Westmeath Examiner (Local Newspaper)
|Counties of Ireland|
|Connacht: Galway (~City) | Leitrim | Mayo | Roscommon | Sligo|
|Munster: Clare | Cork (~City) | Kerry | Limerick (~City) | Tipperary (North~; South~) | Waterford (~City)|
|Leinster: Carlow | Dublin (~City; Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown; Fingal; South~) | Kildare | Kilkenny | Laois | Longford | Louth | Meath | Offaly | Westmeath | Wexford | Wicklow|
|Ulster: Antrim * | Armagh * | Cavan | Donegal | Down * | Fermanagh * | Londonderry * | Monaghan | Tyrone *|
* denotes counties in Northern Ireland (others are in the Republic of Ireland); italics denotes non-administrative counties; (parentheses) denotes non-traditional counties