There are lots of recreational opportunities available in Roscommon and the county is renowned for its many walking trails for different fitness levels.

It also has 19 playgrounds and 7 outdoor gyms if you want to get fit in the open air. Roscommon County Council recently produced a booklet on “Roscommon Walks” as one of its Healthy Ireland initiatives. These booklets are available free of charge at various outlets around the county at

Sports and Recreation

There is no excuse not to get involved in sport or recreation in Roscommon! You will literally be spoiled for choice.

Gaelic games are very strong in the county with gaelic football, hurling, camogie and ladies football all very popular. There is a great array of other sports clubs in the county too from soccer to golf to tennis, basketball, canoeing, gymnastics and much more. Full details are available on:


Connected, thriving communities are at the heart of County Roscommon.

Town facebook pages or websites are also a good source of information on arts, drama and community activities which you could get involved with in the six main towns and their hinterlands. Their contact details are listed below:



Art and Drama

Art and drama is very strong in County Roscommon. There are a number of community drama groups around the county if you wish to get involved.

Good sources of information on all that is happening include the following:

The Roscommon tourism website is packed with information on the wonderful attractions to visit and the plentiful activities to participate in.

The website also has details of cafes and restaurants and lists the events happening around the county.

Find out more about living in County Roscommon