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Roscommon News – the week that was, October 24th

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A brief round-up of the most read Roscommon news stories on during the past seven days as well as some which you may have missed.

Our Five Most Read Roscommon News Headlines

#5 Progress is being made on the N61 Boyle Roscommon Road Re-Alignment project.

#4 Our Report on Creggs’ first Junior A Football Championship title in 33 years/

#3 Our story from October 10th showing the progress on the new pitch at Dr Hyde Park moved up the rankings last week when contractors began laying the pitch.

#2 Up from last week’s fourth place – Castlerea student Katie Kenny honoured by NUI Galway.

#1 And the most read story was our report on Kilmore’s return to the Roscommon GAA Senior Football ranks: “Garvey guides Kilmore to Intermediate glory”

Other Roscommon news stories you may have missed – The week in numbers

5 – Roscommon people have been selected to sit on the Citizens’ Assembly, which will examining a variety of topics including the Eighth Amendment and climate change before submitting a report to the Government.

33 – year since Creggs GAA won the Roscommon Junior A Football Championship

1,938 – Roscommon people received Penalty Points during the first 9 months of this year.

€23,000 – Over 1,000 turf cutting families in the greater Roscommon area are to receive approximately €23,000 over a 15 year period under the Turf-cutting Compensation Scheme

€440,000 – A fund accumulated by the people of Ballaghaderreen over a 30 year period and originally intended to build a swimming pool could now be used to build a Multi-purpose Sports Complex. More here

You can catch up on our round-up of the weekend’s local sports news here.