Things to see and do - Roscommon
Unmissable tourist sites
Roscommon Travel guide
Roscommon : Michelin's recommendations
A county town, Roscommon is also an important market centre situated in a thriving cattle and sheep region. Its name -Coman's wood (Gaelic) - refers to Saint Coman, who was Abbot of Clonmacnoise and first Bishop of Roscommon, where he founded a friary for Augustinian friars. Traces of the friary have been incorporated into the town's Anglican Church . The history of the friary, the town and the region is recorded at the Roscommon County Museum.
Tourist attractions Roscommon : Things to see and do
N 63 IRL - Roscommon
The ruined Dominican friary was founded in 1253 by Felim O'Conor. On the north wall of the chancel is a niche holding a late 13C statue of Felim with his foot on a dog. Beneath this, a plaque (probably 15C) depicts eight soldiers, probably foreign me..
N 61 IRL - Roscommon
High on a promontory stand the impressive ruins of a Norman castle, built in 1269 by Robert of Ufford and once protected by a lake or marsh. Its massive walls, which are defended by circular bastions at each corner, enclose a large rectangular area. ..
R 362 IRL - Roscommon
In the middle of a field stands a large round granite boulder decorated with curvilinear patterns in the Celtic style of ornamentation known as La Tène (250 BC).
Athlone Road IRL - Roscommon
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Built in 2004, Hannon's Hotel has en suite bedrooms, a bar, restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free parking for 100 cars. The hotel is close to Roscommon's 18-hole links golf course. Walking distance from Roscommon town centre, Hannon's Hotel is around 45 m..
Monksland IRL - Athlone
On the edge of Athlone, this award-winning hotel is just off the M6 motorway. It boasts spacious rooms with fluffy duvets, a 20-metre pool, and luxurious spa treatments. Rooms at the 4-star Athlone Springs Hotel feature free Wi-Fi and an LCD TV. The..
Roscommon Road IRL - Athlone
This luxurious AA 4-star hotel is a haven of peace and quiet, on the beautiful shores of Lough Ree, by Athlone Golf Course. In the heart of Ireland's Lakelands, Hodson Bay Hotel offers extensive leisure features include a 20-metre indoor swimming po..