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==History==
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===Founding===
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The Kingdom of Roscommon was founded after the collapse of the Kingdom of Connaught. It was founded on 06/05/19 by King King Samuel I
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===Ancient History===
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The geographical centre of the Republic of Ireland is located in Roscommon and the inland county has played a pivotal role in Irish history. Its name is derived from 'Ros', a wooded, gentle height, and 'Comán' who was a bishop and saint noted for establishing a monastry in the county.
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The north of the county was part of the Moylurg kingdom that covered an area of north-east connacht and was ruled by the MacDermot clan until 1585. Meanwhile the south of the county formed part of the territory of Uí Máine, which was ruled by the O'Kellys from the 8th century until the end of the medieval era.
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===People===
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Dermot Earley - GAA star and Army Officer
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Percy French - Songwriter and entertainer
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Dr Douglas Hyde - First President of Ireland
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John McGahern - Author of 'Amongst Women'
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Maureen O'Sullivan - 'Ireland's first film star'
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Sir William Wilde - Renowned surgeon
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==Places to go===
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Rath Cruachán - Archaeological site dating back to Celtic times
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Sean's Bar, Athlone - The oldest pub in Ireland and Europe
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Strokestown Park House and Famine Museum - Landlords estate house before, during and after the Great Famine

Revision as of 18:25, 21 May 2019

Kingdom of Roscommon
Roscommon flag.svg FlagArms of taughmaconnell.png Coat of Arms

Motto
gather round thy holy well
Capital cityRoscommon Town
Largest cityAthlone
Official language(s)English
Official religion(s)Roman Catholicism
Short nameRoscommon
DemonymRossie
GovernmentSemi-Constitutional Monarchy
- MonarchSamuel I
- Monarch and Prime MinisterSamuel I plus (unelected PM)
LegislatureParliament
- Number of seats - 3
- Last election - 06/05/19
Established6th of May 2019
Area claimed3000 km² (1158.306 mi²)
Population116,012
CurrencyEUR
Time zoneGMT+0, (Daylight savings GMT+1)
National sportFootball
National animalSheep
Patron saintSt. Ronan
Member of the OAM

Official Website

History

Founding

The Kingdom of Roscommon was founded after the collapse of the Kingdom of Connaught. It was founded on 06/05/19 by King King Samuel I

Ancient History

The geographical centre of the Republic of Ireland is located in Roscommon and the inland county has played a pivotal role in Irish history. Its name is derived from 'Ros', a wooded, gentle height, and 'Comán' who was a bishop and saint noted for establishing a monastry in the county.

The north of the county was part of the Moylurg kingdom that covered an area of north-east connacht and was ruled by the MacDermot clan until 1585. Meanwhile the south of the county formed part of the territory of Uí Máine, which was ruled by the O'Kellys from the 8th century until the end of the medieval era.

People

Dermot Earley - GAA star and Army Officer Percy French - Songwriter and entertainer Dr Douglas Hyde - First President of Ireland John McGahern - Author of 'Amongst Women' Maureen O'Sullivan - 'Ireland's first film star' Sir William Wilde - Renowned surgeon

Places to go=

Rath Cruachán - Archaeological site dating back to Celtic times Sean's Bar, Athlone - The oldest pub in Ireland and Europe Strokestown Park House and Famine Museum - Landlords estate house before, during and after the Great Famine