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Top Choice Museum in Roscommon Town

Roscommon County Museum

Set in a former Presbyterian church (1863), this volunteer-run museum has an idiosyncratic collection, including an inscribed 9th-century slab from St Coman's monastery and a superb medieval sheila-na-gig fertility …
Ruins in Roscommon Town

Roscommon Castle

The impressive ruins of the town's Norman castle stand alone in a field to the north of town, beautifully framed by the landscaped lawns and small lake of the new town park. Built in 1269, the castle was almost imme…
Deli in Roscommon Town

Gleeson's Restaurant & Artisan Food & Wine Shop

The best of modern Irish cooking is on display in Gleeson's on The Square. Local – and often organic – produce is used to create excellent dishes both in the casual cafe and the more elegant restaurant.The shop has …
Historic Building in Roscommon Town

Roscommon Dominican Priory

At the south end of town, the remains of a 13th-century priory are almost hidden behind a primary school. It merits a quick visit for its unusual 15th-century carving of eight gallóglí ('gallowglasses' or mercenary …