News from County Roscommon

Roscommon Genealogy

County in Focus: Roscommon

When: Saturday, 14 January, 2023

County Roscommon, or Ros Comáin in Irish, is located in the western region of Ireland.

Your ROSCOMMON parish just before the famine

Your ROSCOMMON parish just before the famine

When: Tuesday, 20 April, 2021

Lewis' Topographical Dictionary of Ireland is one of the most valuable and unique sources of local history in Ireland.  The equivalent of a tourist's "Lonely Planet Guide" in its day, this groundbreaking publicatio


IrelandXO Connections - Ontario and Ardcarne, County Roscommon

When: Thursday, 30 May, 2019

Wayne and his wife Ange, and Patti and her husband Dave, hail from a rural farming community in Huron County, Ontario. Wayne and Patti descend from a long line of farmers. In fact on their father’s side, they are sixth generation Canadians – all farmers.

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Regans Town - County Roscommon

Regans in Tumna - North Roscommon

When: Wednesday, 2 February, 2022

The presence of Regan families in the townlands between Cootehall in Roscommon, Leitrim Village, and Carrick on Shannon is recorded in the Census of Elfin in 1749.

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County Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Journal ONLINE

When: Friday, 27 August, 2021

Over 200 Roscommon articles and images have been digitized by Roscommon County Library Service in collaboration with the CRHAS.


Durkins of Ballaghaderreen closes after 70 years

When: Sunday, 12 July, 2020

Read more about the history of Durkins and the local connection of the family here:…

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Croghan, Co. Roscommon. Our Townlands, Our History!

When: Wednesday, 1 August, 2018

Croghan, Co. Roscommon. Our Townlands, Our History!

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