For businesses located in Roscommon, the stress, costs and difficulties associated with a commuting workforce are not a factor. With everywhere within easy reach, time spent commuting is nominal, for example 10-30 minutes. Compared with the commuting times of those travelling to work in major urban centres, in many cases in excess of 90 minutes, the benefits are obvious to a business and its workforce.
Roscommon offers a range of options when it comes to choosing a place to live. From bustling towns to quiet rural locations, everyone will find something to suit. And compared with city prices, lower housing and living costs are an added bonus.
Roscommon boasts an extensive selection of primary and post-primary schools, a wide range of childcare options and easy access to third level institutions.
Roscommon, is famed for its history and places to visit. From the Strokestown Park House and Famine Museum to the Cruachan Ai visitors centre in Tulsk. From Lough Key Forest and Activity Park to the fabulous Hodson Bay with its water activities. Whatever your leisure interests, Roscommon has plenty to offer. A choice of hotels, restaurants, shops, gardens, historic houses and a breathtaking range of sporting facilities to suit everyone.
Visit the Roscommon Tourism website at www.visitroscommon.com and www.roscommonevents.com for more information on Roscommon.
Roscommon Sports Partnership
The Roscommon Sports Partnership is dedicated to the promotion and development of sports in Roscommon. The Local Sports Partnership Initiative was developed by the Irish Sports Council in order to create a national structure to co-ordinate and promote the development of sport at local level. The initiative was created following widespread consultation with other agencies and organisations with an interest in the development of sport. The Local Sports Partnerships have also been supported by the Social Partners through commitments in the Programme for Prosperity and Fairness.
Co-ordinator: Noel Feeley
Administrator: Rosaleen McCourt
Sports Development Officer: Sarah Mulligan
Sports Inclusion Disability Officer: Annette Mc Geeney