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Roscommon News – the week that was, December 5th

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A brief round-up of the most read Roscommon news stories on during the past seven days.

Our Five Most Read Roscommon News Headlines

#5 The news that 32 Roscommon projects had been allocated CLÁR funding.

#4 The passing of former Roscommon TD Joan Burke RIP.

#3 The venues for Roscommon’s FBD Connacht GAA Football League were announced on Friday evening.

#2 A story about a new Song and CD inspired by Kilteevan.

#1 And the most read Roscommon News item from the past 7 days was…
Roscommon man collects €100,000 Lotto win.

And now for some Roscommon News items you may have missed; the week in numbers.

76 – Roscommon has the third lowest Divorce Rate in Ireland; the equivalent of 76 per 100,000. Carlow has the highest rate, 125/100,000 while Donegal has the lowest rate at 66/100,000.

1,418 – new Cars registered in Roscommon so far this year.

2,807 – the number of people on the “Live Register” (in receipt of Unemployment Payments) in Roscommon last month; a decrease of 52 compared to October.

106,880 – the number of cigarettes seized by the Revenue officials in Roscommon, up to the end of October.