Westmeath’s biggest snowfall since records began


The highest snow levels ever recorded since Met office records began in the town were recorded last week, with 18cms (4.5 inches) of snow on Tuesday night-Wednesday morning last, 17cms in Collinstown, and 16 cms in Athlone.

A maximum of 15cms in 1951, was the highest ever recorded in Mullingar’s Meteorigoical Station in the past eighty years.