Westmeath council asks for publics help in clearing snow

Westmeath County Council is attempting to clear snow drifts from roads in the County, in order of priority, commencing with National Primary, Secondary and Regional routes and the main arteries around Mullingar and Athlone .

Due to the scale of the snowfall and extent of drifting, the Council is requesting assistance from the public with the following:

Clearing snow from footpaths in front of their premises in urban areas

  1. Clearing snow from roads and footpaths in housing estates
  2. People with equipment such as high-power tractors with loading shovels to assist in clearing snow drifts from local roads.