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COUNTY ROSCOMMON

"Roscommon, a county of Ireland, province of Connaught, bounded E by Longford and Westmeath, S by Galway, W by Mayo, N by Sligo, and NE by Leitrim, 50 English m. long, and 37 broad. It is a flat open coutry, in some places sprinkled with rocks, in many interrupted by extensive bogs, and but little diversified by hills. The Shannon divides it from Longford and Westmeath, and the Suck from Galway. It has excellent pastures. Pop. 207,777."
[From The New London Gazetteer (1826)]

INFORMATION RELATED TO ALL OF COUNTY ROSCOMMON

Genealogy

General: On line resources: Heritage Centre: Reference:
Farrell, Noel. Roscommon Town. (In the "Exploring Family Origins" Series.). Noel Farrell, Park Road, Longford, Ireland (1998).

Land and Property

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Maps

The Leitrim-Roscommon Home Page provides the following maps:

Periodicals

From Fianna:
Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Society Journal (annual)
Mr. M. Kelly, Hon. Secretary, Ederaun, Elphin, Co. Roscommon

Societies

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Edited by Brian Randell and last updated 02 July 2004 by Richard White


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