Clonalis House

When you are visiting Roscommon make sure you get to visit Clonalis House, an elegant Victorian residence owned by the O'Conor family who are direct descendants of the last High Kings in Ireland.

Rathcroghan Visitor CentreClonalis HouseDerryglad Folk & Heritage MuseumNational Famine Museum at Strokestown ParkThe Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

Rathcroghan Visitor Centre

Rathcroghan Visitor Centre interprets the rich archaeology and mythology of a prehistoric royal site, which was home to fearsome Iron Age Warrior Queen Medb (Maeve), and starting place for the Tain Bo Cuailnge (Cattle Raid of Cooley), the oldest vernacular epic in European Literature.

Clonalis House

When you are visiting Roscommon make sure you get to visit Clonalis House, an elegant Victorian residence owned by the O'Conor family who are direct descendants of the last High Kings in Ireland.

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

The family-run  Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum in Roscommon is full of quirky memorabilia, from old butter-making equipment ti gramophones and vintage camera collection.

National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park

The stable yards of an elegant Georgian Palladian Mansion owned by the first landlord to be assassinated during the height of the Great Famine of Ireland the 1840s are a potential into darkest period of Irish live, with its harrowing collection of documents and objects relating to the mass starvation that occurred in Ireland  in the 19th century. It's  a sobering, but revelatory, museum, that coveys the tragic devastation that caused so many Irish people to emigrate.

The Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

The Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre interprets the significance of a monumental roadway that was built in 148 B.C. across the boglands of Longford, close to the River Shannon. The oak road is the largest of its kind to have been uncovered in Europe.