Encyclopedia > Roscommon

  Article Content

Roscommon

Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in the Republic of Ireland.

This busy market town had a hangwoman -- a female hangman, as well as a Dominican Friary[?], founded in 1253 by Felim O'Connor, King of Connaught.

Roscommon Castle, built in 1269, is an Anglo-Norman fortress.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Mynah

... birds which occur naturally only in eastern Asia, although several species have been introduced to North America and the Common Myna[?] to south-eastern Australia, where ...