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Roscommon

(rŏskŏm`ən), county (1991 pop. 51,876), 951 sq mi (2,463 sq km), central Republic of Ireland. The county seat is RoscommonRoscommon,
town (1991 pop. 3,427), county seat of Roscommon, central Republic of Ireland. Noted for its Dominican priory and the remains of a castle, both dating from the 13th cent., Roscommon is a tourist center and market town.
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. A part of the central plain of Ireland, the region is low-lying and contains many lakes (Lough Allen and Lough Ree) and bogs. The ShannonShannon,
principal river of the Republic of Ireland and longest (c.240 mi/390 km) in the British Isles. It rises near Cuilcagh Mt., NW Co. Cavan, and flows S through the Central Plain into Co. Limerick, where it turns west in a broad estuary (c.
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, which forms the eastern border, and the Suck, which borders the county on the west, are the principal rivers. The economy is primarily dependent on agriculture; cattle and sheep are also raised. Industries and trade have developed. Several coal mines are operated in the northeast.

Roscommon,

town (1991 pop. 3,427), county seat of Roscommon, central Republic of Ireland. Noted for its Dominican priory and the remains of a castle, both dating from the 13th cent., Roscommon is a tourist center and market town. Industries include the manufacture of textile machinery, plastics, castings, and leather goods.

Roscommon

1. an inland county of N central Republic of Ireland, in Connacht: economy based on cattle and sheep farming. County town: Roscommon. Pop.: 53 774 (2002). Area: 2463 sq. km (951 sq. miles)
2. a former name for Galway
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Originally from Roscommon town, Rachel has played Gaelic football at county level, represented Ireland at handball and is a basketball referee - which qualifies her as a genuine sports nut.
It takes up to 35 minutes for a brigade to come from Ballyhaunis, Ballaghaderreen and Roscommon town and 45 minutes for one to arrive from Boyle.
"My father still has a surviving sister over there who is in a nursing facility in Roscommon town, and our first cousins still live nearby.
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Tenders are invited for roscommon county council wishes to appoint a consultant to prepare a town approaches and movement study for roscommon town. it is intended that this document will inform the roscommon town enhancement plan and future local area plans, and set a framework for a more connected, permeable and people friendly place.
Officers made the discovery in Roscommon town after they saw the driver was not wearing a seat belt.
Feargal Quinn's Retail Therapy (7.30pm) The eponymous host, left, and his team of retail experts help mother-and-daughter team Josephine and Siobhan Somers, who run the struggling Wide Variety boutique in Roscommon town.
Tenders are invited for architectural consultancy services for fire upgrade works (and associated works) project at galway and roscommon education and training board (gretb), sub-head office, lanesboro street, roscommon town, roscommon.
Deputy Feighan also faced a backlash last year when he was caught on camera elbowing an elderly man during Taoiseach Enda Kenny's visit to Roscommon town.
All three had moved to Roscommon town in recent years.
James's son, also called James, who works within the HSE, also claimed there was no ambulance available to come from Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim, RB Roscommon town, or from Ballinasloe or Tuam in neighbouring Galway.
Alcoholic Paul Timothy went on a booze binge for two days while his terrified partner Colette Keane lay helpless in her Roscommon town flat.