They will be delivered to the elderly and vulnerable.
A long-standing Christmas tradition is set to return to the midlands.
Gardaí in the midlands are looking for children and adults to make handmade Christmas cards with positive festive messages.
The cards are destined for elderly and vulnerable people in Westmeath.
Athlone and Mullingar Garda stations are the landing zones for the Christmas messages, they can be posted or handed in until the 12th of December.