Girish Mahajan

Westmeath County Council

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Type  County council
Seats  20
Cathaoirleach  Paul Daly, FF
Last election  23 May 2014
Westmeath County Council
Political groups  Council Control (8)      Fianna Fáil (8) Council Opposition (12)      Fine Gael (5)      Sinn Féin (3)      Labour Party (2)      Independent (2)

Westmeath County Council (Irish: Comhairle Contae na hIarmhí) is the authority responsible for local government in County Westmeath, Ireland. As a county council, it is governed by the Local Government Act 2001. The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment. The council has 20 elected members. Elections are held every five years and are by single transferable vote. The head of the council has the title of Cathaoirleach (Chairperson). The county administration is headed by a Chief Executive, Pat Gallagher. The county town is Mullingar.



For the purpose of elections the county is divided into three local electoral areas: Athlone (Westmeath) (7), Mullingar-Coole (7) and Mullingar-Kilbeggan (6).

Councillors by electoral area

This list reflects the order in which councillors were elected on 23 May 2014.


Westmeath County Council Wikipedia

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