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Roscommon News – the week that was, January 9th

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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 Our preview of Roscommon GAA teams in action during the weekend gone bye.

#4 Elphin man helps deliver baby in his Kitchen

#3 There were two defeats for the Roscommon GAA Football teams last Monday.

But then….
#2 Ruthless Roscommon stun Students in FBD League

#1 And the most read Roscommon News item from the past 7 days was…
Former Abbeyfield Hotel in Ballaghaderreen set to reopen as Refugee Reception Centre.

Some Roscommon News stories you may have missed – the week in numbers.

30.4 – Met Eireann confirmed that the highest recorded temperature in Ireland last year was 30.4c at their Weather Station in Mount Dillon, just north of Ballyleague. A story we originally covered in July.

37.5 – the rate (per 1,000) of road fatalities in County Roscommon last year; one of the worst in the country. extends sympathies to the families and friends of the deceased.

1,420 – New Cars sold in Roscommon last year.

70,000 – Visitors to Lough Key Forest Park in 2016. It was Roscommon’s most visited Tourist attraction.