Information Roscommon Ireland


General information Roscommon

County Roscommon (Contae Ros Comáin in Irish) is in West of Ireland in the province of Connacht.

Roscommon comes from the Irish 'Ros' which means wooded, gentle height and 'Comán', the name of the county's famous saint. Rathcroghan was once home to the Kings of Connacht and later to the High Kings of Ireland.
Tulsk is the nearest village to the mythological site of Rath Cruachán, the home of Queen Medb (Méadhbh, Maeve) .
Lough Key in north of the county is noted for having thirty-two islands.
Roscommon is twinned with Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Accommodation in Roscommon

Roscommon provides you with an array of accommodation options to suit your requirement and your budget. Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels and Farm Houses are some of the possible alternatives for your stay in Roscommon.

Hotels in Roscommon

Hotels in Roscommon provide all of the modern comforts and conveniences need to ensure a relaxing night’s sleep, amongst the rich greens of the Irish countryside. Hotels in Roscommon include Hannons in Roscommon Town.

Bed & Breakfast in Roscommon

Bed & breakfast accommodation in Roscommon provides you with the comforts of home and a deliciously cooked breakfast at a reasonable price. B&B in Roscommon includes names such as Cesh Corran in Boyle.

Roscommon Restaurants

Roscommon’s rural setting is reflected in its restaurants with many using fresh produce used in traditional recipes. There are of course more modern options also. Popular restaurants in Roscommon include Jackson’s in Roscommon and the White House in Ballinlough.

Shopping in Roscommon

There is plenty of choice when shopping in Roscommon. Whether you are after the personal touch of family run shops, or the modern facilities of the Golden Island Shopping Centre, you will find it in Roscommon.

Roscommon Car Rental

Car rentals in Roscommon facilitate cars on rent for a pre defined period and according to budget. You can pick your rental up at the likes of Roscommon Town Car Hire, Castlerea Car Hire, Ballinlough Car Hire and Carrick-on-Shannon Car Hire.

Roscommon Golf

Roscommon has many golf courses including Roscommon and Strokestown Golf Clubs. Improve your game on the quiet parkland courses of Roscommon.