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 Section of R367 road south of Castleplunkett to close for 5 weeks.
#4 Our interview with Roscommon Rose of Tralee contestant Aisling McNeill remained in the top 5.
#3 Elphin group to cycle to Paris in aid of local Charity.
#2 Five hospitalised following two car crash in Brideswell.
#1 Aisling is the thorn in Kilkenny’s side in the Rose of Tralee title Race.
Other Roscommon news stories you may have missed – The week in numbers
4 – Ordnance Survey Ireland has named a 5km route in Lough Key Forest and Activity Park as one of their top 4 family friendly walking routes in the country. See the route and more here.
12 – New figures from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland showed that there were 12 claims against uninsured drivers between January and July this year (compared to just 2 claims for the same period last year).
€550 – According to property website daft.ie the average price to rent in Roscommon is €550 per month.
1,700 – the number of Roscommon students who have applied for higher and further education grants through SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland).
€20,000,000 – the cost of running Castlerea Prison last year according to figures from the Irish Prison Service.