Things to do - Roscommon

The name Roscommon comes from the Irish word 'Ros', meaning a gentle terrain and 'Coman', referring to the name of an Irish Saint. An inland area, Roscommon is the only county in Connacht without any sea coast. 100km in length and 64km at its greatest width, the county boasts magnificent preserved forest land with abundant wildlife. Beautiful Lough Key Forest Park near Boyle, is a mixed woodland with lakes, islands, and medieval ruins and farming accounts for 30 percent of employment in the county.