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Roscommon news – the week that was, August 21st

A brief round-up of the most read Roscommon news stories on roscommondaily.com during the past seven days as well as some which you may have missed.
Our Five Most Read Roscommon News Headlines

#5 Roscommon Tourism is in line for a boost following a new campaign.

#4 Our review of the GAA Club Football Championship Report drew plenty of interest.

#2 and #3 Two of the most read stories during the last week featured our interview with Roscommon Rose of Tralee contestant Aisling McNeill and her qualification for tonight’s live competition.

#1 The most read story was Roscommon GAA ‘s appointment a fourth Games Promotion Officer.

Other stories you may have missed – The week in numbers

11 – The number of Garda Reserves in the Roscommon-Longford district.

47 – The percentage of Water lost in the county through leaks etc. according to Irish Water.

54 – The number of weeks until the Primary Care Centre in Boyle opens.

100 – Castlemine Farm has been included on the shortlist of The Irish Times 100 Best Shops in Ireland, in the Best Food and Drink category.

7,382 – Buildings in the county have had a Building Energy Rating audit carried. A is the best possibly rating (Most Energy Efficient) but 40% of Buildings in the county received a C rating and 12% have the worst possible energy rating of G.

12,000 – The income of Roscommon Farmers according to figures published by the Revenue Commissioners. This is one of the lowest in the country.