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1. (Placename) 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. (Breeds) a former name for Galway3
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(rɒsˈkɒm ən)

a county in Connaught, in the N Republic of Ireland. 54,499; 950 sq. mi. (2460 sq. km). Co. seat: Roscommon.
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Stone Court, The Square, Roscommon Town, Roscommon and (f) ECONSAVE LIMITED, having ceased to trade, having its registered office at 76 Talbot Street, Dublin 1 and its principal place of business at 76 Talbot Street, Dublin 1, and each of which has no assets exceeding [euro]150 and/or having no liabilities exceeding [euro]150, has resolved to notify the Registrar of Companies, that the Company is not carrying on business and to request the Registrar on that basis to exercise her powers pursuant to Section 733 of the Companies Act 2014 to strike the name of the Company off the register.
The Berendsen Distribution site in Roscommon town supplies linen, towels and hygiene equipment to businesses in the Midlands.
Forty-six years old and a native of Roscommon town, Tim Higgins is a chartered accountant with a big interest in horses, in the industry and in breeding.
The police were determined to bring the murderers to justice, and the first trials for the murder took place at the July assizes of 1848 in Roscommon town. The defendants were accused, among other things, of collecting money to pay the assassins to carry out the murder.
Two people died after a collision in the village of Tulsk, midway between Boyle and Roscommon Town, shortly after midnight on Friday.
The pensioner was pronounced dead at the scene at around 9.45pm on the N63 about 12 miles from Roscommon town.
McStay lives in Roscommon town and managed Kiltoom outfit St Brigid's to that club success so knows the local scene well.
"If someone gets injured, he now must go to Galway instead of down the road in Roscommon town, which is the guts of an hour and a half away.
Brian spoke out ahead of today's Dr Hyde's Summer Fever Concert in Roscommon Town, where he is due to support American Pie singer Don McLean and the Beach Boys.
The quiet Co Roscommon town has just 1,800 inhabitants and at first the decision to house refugees at the Abbeyfield Hotel is met with suspicion.
Gardai in riot gear held back angry mourners at the funeral in Roscommon town.