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 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.