Roscommon is often described as 'the heart of undiscovered Ireland'. With a charming history, great amenities and restaurants, an abundance of green space and friendly people, it makes an excellent choice as a place to work, live or invest.
Roscommon is a vibrant county with a growing population, an enhanced quality of life, employment growth, high quality infrastructure and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The county has a safe, clean environment, a variety of recreational activities and excellent heath and education facilities, providing equal opportunities for all.
Roscommon's location, within easy reach of many key centres, means that it is particularly well served by road and rail links making it an excellent choice as a place to live or start a business. The Shannon waterway marks Roscommon eastern boundary, with two main lakes - Lough Allen and Lough Ree - to the north and south end of the county. Roscommon has grown rapidly in recent years and now boasts almost all international retail multiples, many new shopping centres, leisure centres and public parks. The county has created new jobs in key sectors such as pharmaceutical, medical device, engineering, professional services & public services (Land Registry Department, General Registry Office).
Savour the delights of performers at the Roscommon Arts Centre, unwind at the 18-hole championship Golf Courses, enjoy the outdoors in Lough Key Forest Park, have a flutter at the Roscommon Races, explore your heritage at Strokestown Park House, King House or Arigna Mines whilst experiencing the warmth of the West of Ireland.