Roscommon, Co. Roscommon

Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) is the county town of County Roscommon. Roscommon is an important road junction and a good touring centre. It mainly occupies the southern slopes of a gentle hill, and took its name and origin from St Coman, who founded a monastery here in early Christian times.

This busy market town once had a hangwoman called Lady Betty – as well as a Dominican Friary, founded in 1253 by Felim O'Connor, King of Connacht. Roscommon Castle, built in 1269, is an Anglo-Norman fortress.

Gardens

Castlecoote House  - County Roscommon
Castlecoote House & Gardens
Castlecoote, Co. Roscommon
This fine Georgian residence overlooking the beautiful River Suck was built within the enclosure of a medieval castle between 1690 and 1720, and is of historic interest - not least as the birthplace of the Gunning sisters, who became the Duchess ...

Golf

Glasson Golf Hotel
Glasson Hotel & Golf Club
Glasson, Co. Westmeath
Course Type: Parkland
This Christy O'Connor Jr. designed parkland course provides an ideal place to break up a journey across Ireland with some of the most scenic parkland golf around. Glasson hotel & Golf Club is about 10km (6m) north of Athlone in Ireland's ...

Self Catering

The Courtyard at Clonalis - Castlerea County Roscommon Ireland
The Courtyard at Clonalis
Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Standing on the land that has been the home of the O’Conors of Connacht for 1,500 years, this 45-room Victorian Italianate mansion may seem a little daunting on arrival, but it’s magic - and the hospitable owners, Pyers and Marguerite ...

What's On

Roscommon Farmers Market - Co Roscommon - Fridays
Roscommon Farmers Market - Every Friday 10am - 2pm

Market Square, Roscommon Town, County Roscommon

Contact: John Brennan 087 270 2603 or Ger Fallon 0906 488 292

Tourist Attractions

Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre - Kenagh County Longford Ireland
Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre
Kenagh, Co. Longford
The Corlea Trackway is an Iron Age trackway, or togher, that was built across the boglands of Longford, close to the River Shannon. The Corlea Trackway is made from oak planks 3 to 3.5 metres long and around 15 centimetres thick laid on rails aro ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Clonalis House
Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
Clonalis House is set amid peaceful parklands and stands on the land that has been the home of the O’Conors of Connacht for 1,500 years. The present house is a 45-roomed Victorian Italianate mansion and could seem a little daunting on arriv ...
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