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  1. Roscommon

    Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland. Its population at the 2006 census was 5,017. The town is near the meeting of the N60, N61 and N63 roads.

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  1. Roscommon

    an inland county of Connaught, SW. Ireland; is poorly developed; one-half is in grass, and a sixth mere waste land; crops of hay, potatoes, and oats are raised, but the rearing of sheep and cattle is the chief industry; the rivers Shannon and Suck lie on its E. and W. borders respectively; there is some pretty lake-scenery, interesting Celtic remains, castle, and abbey ruins, &c. The county town, 96 m. NW. of Dublin, has a good cattle-market, and remains of a 13th-century Dominican abbey and castle.

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