Streamstown, County Westmeath

Streamstown (Irish: Baile an tSrutháin) is a town in County Westmeath, Ireland. It is close to the large town of Mullingar. Streamstown was historically called Ballintruhan, which is an anglicisation of its Irish name.[1]


Baile an tSrutháin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°26′29″N 7°34′33″W
CountyCounty Westmeath
128 m (420 ft)
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
  Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Irish Grid ReferenceN282435

A horse named Streamstown competed in the 2002 Grand National Steeplechase, finishing in ninth place.

Streamstown railway station opened on 1 August 1851 and finally closed on 17 June 1963. Midland Great Western Railway from Athlone to Mullingar formed part of the main route between Dublin, County Galway and County Mayo until 1987, when Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ) closed the line and severing the rail link between Athlone and Mullingar.[2] This section of rail line has since been developed into the Athlone to Mullingar Cycleway, which opened in October 2015.

Streamstown has a fox hunting club called the Streamstown Harriers, affiliated with the Irish Masters of Harriers Association.[3]

See also


  1. Placenames Database of Ireland (see archival records)
  2. "Streamstown station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-11-24.
  3. Field, The Irish. "Best day's hunting yet with Streamstown Harriers". Retrieved 2017-02-06.

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