Gleesons' best of Roscommon
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Location Roscommon, County Roscommon, Ireland # Locations 100
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Description Gleeson's Townhouse & Restaurant is proud to offer another first in customer service with this free GPS guide to Roscommon Town and its environs showing you the best places to eat, to drink, to walk, to fish and to savour. They're all here and with the click of a button, they'll soon be on your GPS device! Enjoy the gateway to the West of Ireland and County Roscommon's idyllic lakelands with Gleeson's GPS Best of Roscommon guide. The addition of this innovative GPS guide completes our efforts to ensure you'll have all that you need for a great holiday. Combined with our excellent rooms, café, fully licensed restaurant, private car park, free internet access and charming hospitality, you truly have the ideal setting when touring in the environs of beautiful Roscommon. When finished a day's touring, our friendly staff at Gleeson's will ensure that you have a comfortable and pleasant stay whilst in Roscommon. At Gleeson's we're all about making time for you...
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Ancient monument
La Tene Stone
At Castlestrange, a monument of outstanding archaeological importance is situated - t...(more)

Category: Ancient monument
Nellie's Rock
Near Lecarrow at Knockanyconor, is 'Nellie's Rock'. Although not accepted as a sepulc...(more)

Category: Ancient monument
Kilmaine cemetery
On the hill of Kilmaine lies the best panorama you'll get of the area. The clump of t...(more)

Category: Ancient monument
Emlagh Cross
Located in a field 2 miles south-east of Castlerea, and near the railway line, remain...(more)

Category: Ancient monument
Kilteevan Mass rock
Coming soon, look out for Eamonn Gleeson's tour of the bog which takes in this Mass r...(more)

Category: Ancient monument
Angling
Bridie's fishing tackle
Bridie's Fishing Tackle Shop, Lanesborough, County Longford Ph: 087 9419988 Bridi...(more)

Category: Angling
Holly Grove lake
Great place to catch tench according to the excellent website www.lanesboroughangling.ie

Category: Angling
Dunamon angling centre
Excellent developed angling stretch at Dunamon for disabled anglers.

Category: Angling
Kilnacarrow bridge on Shannon
200 metres from Bridie's fishing tackel shop is a great spot to fish on the Shannon. ...(more)

Category: Angling
Athleague
Derived from the Irish Ath Liag Maonagain, The Stony Ford of St. Meanacain, Athleague...(more)

Category: Angling
Lough Ree
Marina, Lanesborough/Ballyclare, Border of Roscommon & Longford We'd be remiss not t...(more)

Category: Angling
Black lake
Black's Lake is on the Derryhippo River which flows south from Creggs village nearby....(more)

Category: Angling
Attractions
Clay pipe visitors centre
The village of Knockcroghery (Cnoc an Chrocaire - the Hangman's Hill) was so called f...(more)

Category: Attractions
Cruachan Aí Heritage Centre
Cruachan Aí Heritage Centre, Rathcroghan, Tulsk, County Roscommon Telephone: 003537...(more)

Category: Attractions
Clonalis House
Clonalis House, just west of Castlerea on the N60 to Castlebar, is the ancestral home...(more)

Category: Attractions
Elphin windmill
1km north west of the town and well worth a visit is the recently restored 18th Centu...(more)

Category: Attractions
County Roscommon Heritage and Genealogy Centre
The County Roscommon Heritage and Genealogy Centre is located in St. John's Church, S...(more)

Category: Attractions
Bank
Allied Irish Bank
Allied Irish Bank
Church street,
Roscommon

Telephone:00353906626542


Category: Bank
Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906635420 This building has...(more)

Category: Bank
Ulster bank
Ulster bank,
The Square,
Roscommon

Telephone:00353906627356

Category: Bank
Cycling route
Green Heartlands Cycle Route
The Green Heartlands Cycle Route is a fully marked cycling tour which takes you throu...(more)

Category: Cycling route
Entertainment
Roscommon Arts Centre
Circular Road Roscommon, Co. Roscommon Highly rated local arts centre and meeting p...(more)

Category: Entertainment
Roscommon Leisure Zone
Rosbowl Ltd Unit 3, Cluain Fraiogh Retail Park, Lanesboro Road Roscommon, Phone: ...(more)

Category: Entertainment
Festival
Roscommon lamb festival
Roscommon Lamb Festival, The Square & other venues, Roscommon Every May bank holiday...(more)

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Category: Festival
Percy French festival - Castlecoote House
Castlecoote House, Castlecoote, Co Roscommon Telephone: 00353906663794 Email: more)

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Category: Festival
Food and drink
Madden's fish shop
Madden's fish shop, Church street, Roscommon Madden's craft butchers don;t just stop...(more)

Category: Food and drink
The Comfy Cafe
The Comfy Cafe, Main street, Roscommon Telephone: 00353877903960 Mon - Sat: 09:00...(more)

Category: Food and drink
Harte's butchers
John Harte,
Family Butcher,
Main Street,
Roscommon

Telephone:00353866052505

Category: Food and drink
Moma restaurant
Moma restaurant, Main street, Roscommon Funky bar and cafeteria, open Monday to Sund...(more)

Category: Food and drink
Next Door
Next Door, Off licence, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 003530906627828 Don't run...(more)

Category: Food and drink
Mrs. Kelly's Old Traditional Sweet shop
Mrs. Kelly's Old Traditional Sweet shop, Main street, Roscommon Take a trip down mem...(more)

Category: Food and drink
Garden
Loughnaneane Park
Loughnaneane Park is a 14 acre recreational area situated in the north western area o...(more)

Category: Garden
Golf course
Roscommon Golf Club
Mens and Ladies, 18 hole Stableford, Open Day every Friday at Roscommon Golf Club. Ti...(more)

Category: Golf course
Castlerea golf course
Castlerea Golf Club,
Clonalis,
Castlerea,
Co. Roscommon

Tel: 094 9620068,
087 1278066

Category: Golf course
Strokestown golf course
Strokestown Golf Club Bumlin Strokestown Co. Roscommon Clubhouse 071-9633660 more)

Category: Golf course
Historical
Roscommon's old gaol
The massive building of solid stone at the top of the Square was once the county gaol...(more)

Category: Historical
St. Coman's Church of Ireland
The site is claimed to be that of St. Coman's first church and also the location of a...(more)

Category: Historical
Byrne memorial
Erected to the memory of eminent veterinary surgeon William Byrne of Castlestrange, w...(more)

Category: Historical
Hayden memorial
Erected by the people of the town as a tribute to Luke Hayden MP, a Parnellite candid...(more)

Category: Historical
Roscommon Castle
Now in ruins this dramatic and imposing 13th Century Norman Castle later to pass into...(more)

Category: Historical
Roscommon abbey
In this Dominican Priory, founded in 1253, a late 13th century effigy of its founder ...(more)

Category: Historical
Mote Park
The magnificent park was once the demesne of the Croftons. The estate dates back to E...(more)

Category: Historical
Famine memorial
Instead of taking the main road to Knockcroghery, take the road signposted Curraghboy...(more)

Category: Historical
Sacred Heart Church
Sacred Heart Church, Abbey street, Roscommon The Sacred Heart Church dominates the t...(more)

Category: Historical
Gailey Bay
Beyond the village of Knockcroghery, just past the railway line to the left is Gailey...(more)

Category: Historical
Site of Queen Maeve's death
Out on the lake is the island of Inishcleraun named after a sister of Queen Maeve, Cl...(more)

Category: Historical
Fuerty graveyard
The graveyard here is one of the most interesting in the county. In it are the ruins ...(more)

Category: Historical
Mount Talbot
The name comes from the Talbot family who were granted this part of the O'Kelly lands...(more)

Category: Historical
Four Roads/Tisrara
Dave on 0876371876) is the name given to the ancient parish for this area. The mediev...(more)

Category: Historical
Percy French's birthplace
About 3km north of Tulsk, along the N61, on the left look for signs for the birthplac...(more)

Category: Historical
Elphin
Elphin takes its name from "Ailfinn" meaning the stone of white water. This refers to...(more)

Category: Historical
Dunamon Castle
Donamon Castle is one of the oldest inhabited buildings in Ireland. The earliest reco...(more)

Category: Historical
The Black Pig's Dyke - Rooskey
Three counties meet near the town, and in pre-Christian times three provinces met the...(more)

Category: Historical
Ballintubber Castle
Ballintubber is a neat attractive village. The striking feature, and well worth a vis...(more)

Category: Historical
Holy well
St. Coman's Well
The well appears on the the Essex map of 1736 and a lease of 1800. The field around ...(more)

Category: Holy well
Horse riding
Kiltoom equestrian centre
Kiltoom Equestrian Centre, Kiltoom, County Roscommon Telephone: 00353906489511 Mobi...(more)

Category: Horse riding
Hotel
The Abbey hotel & leisure centre
The Abbey hotel, Galway road, Abbeytown, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906626240 Email:...(more)

Category: Hotel
Leisure centre
Roscommon leisure centre
Roscommon Leisure Centre, Off St. Ciaran's Road, Roscommon Town, County Roscommon T...(more)

Category: Leisure centre
Library
Roscommon Iibrary
One of the most modern Library Headquarters and Branch Libraries in the country, Rosc...(more)

Category: Library
Local drink heroes
J.J. Harlow's
J.J. Harlow's, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906626369 The most original b...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
Down the Hatch
Seamus Hayden and Larry Brennan are your hosts in the GAA Mecca that is Down the Hatc...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
Galway Hooker Brewing Company
Aidan and Ronan - true brew heroes! Galway Hooker Brewing Company, Racecourse Road, R...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
Central bar
Central bar, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 0035390 6626468 No gimmicks, just a ...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
Coffey's bar
Coffey's bar, Lecarrow The shop was originally known as "Paragon Stores" but is famo...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
McCrann's bar
McCrann's bar, Castle street, Roscommon It doesn't look like much from the outside. ...(more)

Category: Local drink heroes
J.C. Doorly
J.C. Doorly, Corner House, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906626224 URL: more)

Category: Local drink heroes
Local food heroes
Gleeson's Townhouse Restaurant
Gleesons Townhouse Restaurant, The Square, Roscommon Town Telephone: 00353906626954...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Tatty Hoaker
Aidan Gillan, Tatty Hoaker, Organic fruit & veg shop, 14 Goff street, Roscommon Tele...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Roscommon Mart
Roscommon Mart, Mart road, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email address UR...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Gleeson's Artisan & Wine Shop
Gleeson's Artisan & Wine Shop, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906626954 Ema...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Castlemine shop
Castlemine Farm Castlemine, Fourmilehouse, Co. Roscommon Tel: 090 6629886, 087 223120...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Frances Crean
Out the Longford road, you'll find Frances Crean, a true food hero and a real lady, w...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Jackson's restaurant
Jackson's restaurant, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email addre...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Madden's craft butchers
Madden's craft butchers, Main street, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email a...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Molloys Bakery and Fine Food Emporium
Molloys Bakery and Fine Food Emporium, Abbeytown, Roscommon Telephone: 00353906625...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Castlemine farm
Brendan Allan, Castlemine farm, Castlemine, Four Mile House, Roscommon Telephone: Te...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Food Therapy Products
Ann Maria Carroll, Food Therapy, Four Mile House, Roscommon 0861598295 more)

Category: Local food heroes
Farmers' market
Every Friday morning, there is a lively farmer's market located between Gleeson's and...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Roscommon Chocolate Company
Roscommon Chocolate Company. Ballinderry schoolhouse, Fourmile House, Roscommon Wht ...(more)

Category: Local food heroes
Museum
Roscommon county museum
Roscommon county museum, The Square, Roscommon 090 6625613 One cannot walk around T...(more)

Category: Museum
Derryglad Folk Museum
The Finneran Family, Derryglad Folk Museum, Curraghboy, Co. Roscommon Telephone: ...(more)

Category: Museum
Strokestown House, Gardens & Famine Museum
The town of Strokestown consists mainly of one very broad avenue which leads directly...(more)

Category: Museum
Hell's Kitchen Railway museum
Probably the most unusual museum building in Ireland and not to be missed. Sean Brown...(more)

Category: Museum
World's smallest museum?
Castlecoote has made the most of an old telephone box to offer the visitor what is mo...(more)

Category: Museum
Post office
Post Office
An Post,
The Square,
Roscommon

Telephone:Telephone
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Category: Post office
Public house
Larry's bar
Larry's bar, Goff street, Roscommon Old school pub down Goff street - great to watch...(more)

Category: Public house
Railway Bar
Railway Bar, Abbeytown, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email address URL: W...(more)

Category: Public house
Sports
Roscommon racecourse
Michael Finneran, Racecourse Manager, Roscommon racecourse Telephone: 0035390662623...(more)

Category: Sports
Dr. Douglas Hyde GAA pitch
Athlone road, Roscommon The pitch was named after a former GAA President and Roscomm...(more)

Category: Sports
Portrun kayaking club
c/o Leisure Centre, Roscommon Contact Dave on 0876371876 Portrun Kayak Club takes a...(more)

Category: Sports
Travel & getting around
Roscommon railway station
Roscommon railway station, Abbeytown, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email ...(more)

Category: Travel & getting around
Tain trail signage
Tain trail sign, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Email: Email address U...(more)

Category: Travel & getting around
Roscommon tourism office
Roscommon tourism office (Summer only) Roscommon museum building, The Square, Roscomm...(more)

Category: Travel & getting around
County Roscommon information point
County Roscommon information point, The Square, Roscommon Telephone: Telephone Emai...(more)

Category: Travel & getting around
Roscommon bus stop
Bus Eireann, Mart road, Roscommon Best to go online to get the latest routes, prices...(more)

Category: Travel & getting around
Walking
Rinn Duin medieval town
Rindoon looped walk, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon Enjoy this walk as one of Gleeson's spo...(more)

Category: Walking
St. John's Wood
Just over 1km away is a fine example of ancient woodland at St. John's which was more...(more)

Category: Walking
Termonbarry
Tearmann Berach (the Church-lands of Saint Berach) - the name refers to the aforement...(more)

Category: Walking
Lanesborough
Lanesborough (Beal atha Liag - the mouth of the Ford of the Stone) owes its name to G...(more)

Category: Walking
Mote park
Mote Park Heritage Walkway is a waymarked walk through Mote Park estate just outside ...(more)

Category: Walking