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Albert Martin Reynolds (3 November 1932 – 21 August 2014) was an Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach from 1992 to 1994, Leader of Fianna Fáil from 1992 to 1994, Minister for Finance from 1988 to 1991, Minister for Industry and Commerce from 1987 to 1988, Minister for Industry and Energy from March 1982 to December 1982, Minister for Transport from 1980 to 1981 and Minister for Posts and Telegraphs from 1979 to 1981.
The All-Ireland Senior Football Championship (SFC), the premier competition in Gaelic football, is an annual series of games played in Ireland and organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA).
Arigna (formerly Arigneach) is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
An art critic is a person who is specialized in analyzing, interpreting and evaluating art.
Arthur French, 1st Baron de Freyne and de Freyne (1786 – 29 September 1856) was an Anglo-Irish peer and Member of Parliament.
Athleague is a town and a parish in the Diocese of Elphin on the River Suck in the west of Ireland in County Roscommon, near the town of Roscommon.
Athlone is a town on the River Shannon near the southern shore of Lough Ree in Ireland.
Athlone railway station is a station which serves the town of Athlone in County Roscommon and County Westmeath.
Ballaghaderreen is a town in County Roscommon, Ireland, but traditionally part of County Mayo, located just off the N5 National primary road.
Ballinasloe is a town in the easternmost part of County Galway Ireland.
Ballinlough is a small town in western County Roscommon, Ireland.
Ballintober is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Ballymoe (historically Bellamoe, from) is a village in County Galway, Ireland.
In Ireland, a barony (barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties of England were divided.
Bellanagare is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
The Book of Dimma (Dublin, Trinity College, MS.A.IV.23) is an 8th-century Irish pocket Gospel Book originally from the Abbey of Roscrea, founded by St. Cronan in County Tipperary, Ireland.
Boyle is an Irish and Scottish surname of Gaelic or Norman origin.
Boyle railway station serves the town of Boyle in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Boyle is a town in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Brian Leyden (born 1960) is an Irish writer from Arigna, County Roscommon and currently living in County Sligo.
Brian O'Doherty (born May 1928 in Ballaghaderreen, County Roscommon, Ireland) is an Irish art critic, writer, artist, and academic.
A cantred was a subdivision of a county in the Anglo-Norman Lordship of Ireland between the 13th and 15th centuries, analogous to the cantref of Wales or the hundred of England.
Carrick-on-Shannon railway station serves the town of Carrick-on-Shannon.
Castlerea is the second largest town in County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland.
Charles O'Conor, O'Conor Don (Cathal Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1 January 1710 – 1 July 1791), also known as Charles O'Conor of Belanagare, was an Irish writer and antiquarian who was enormously influential as a protagonist for the preservation of Irish culture and history in the eighteenth century.
Charlotte O'Conor Eccles (c. 1860–1911) was an Irish writer, translator and journalist, who spent her working life in London.
Christopher O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish actor, best known for his television roles such as Miles Daly in the Epix comedy series Get Shorty and Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Coman mac Faelchon was an Irish saint, the founder, abbot and bishop of Roscommon, fl.
The Composition of Connacht, or Composition of Connaught and Thomond, was a 1585 agreement between, on the one hand, the Gaelic and Gaelicised chiefs of Connacht and Thomond and, on the other hand, the English Dublin Castle administration of the Kingdom of Ireland, which replaced the multiple existing levies with a single tax on land holdings.
ConnachtPage five of An tOrdú Logainmneacha (Contaetha agus Cúigí) 2003 clearly lists the official spellings of the names of the four provinces of the country with Connacht listed for both languages; when used without the term 'The province of' / 'Cúige'.
Conradh na Gaeilge (historically known in English as the Gaelic League) is a social and cultural organisation which promotes the Irish language in Ireland and worldwide.
The counties of Ireland (contaetha na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: coonties o Airlann) are sub-national divisions that have been, and in some cases continue to be, used to geographically demarcate areas of local government.
County Galway (Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland.
County Leitrim (Contae Liatroma) is a county in the Republic of Ireland.
County Longford (Contae an Longfoirt) is a county in Ireland.
County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.
County Offaly (Contae Uíbh Fhailí) is a county in Ireland.
County Sligo (Contae Shligigh) is a county in Ireland.
A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.
County Westmeath (Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland.
Creggs (Na Creaga) is a small village in County Galway, Ireland, on the R362 regional road between Glenamaddy and Athleague.
The Cross of Cong (An Bacall Buí, "the yellow baculum") is an early 12th-century Irish Christian ornamented cusped processional cross, which was, as an inscription says, made for Tairrdelbach Ua Conchobair (d. 1156), King of Connacht and High King of Ireland to donate to the Cathedral church of the period that was located at Tuam, County Galway, Ireland.
Douglas Ross Hyde (Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "The Pleasant Little Branch"), was an Irish academic, linguist, scholar of the Irish language, politician and diplomat who served as the 1st President of Ireland from June 1938 to June 1945.
Dublin Connolly (Stáisiún Uí Chonghaile) is the busiest railway station in Dublin and Ireland, and is a focal point in the Irish route network.
The Dublin to Sligo main line is a railway route operated by Iarnród Éireann in Ireland.
Earl of Roscommon was a title in the Peerage of Ireland.
Elphin, ', is a small town in north County Roscommon, Ireland.
Frenchpark, historically known as Dungar, is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland on the N5 national primary road.
Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport.
The geographical centre of Ireland is in the townland of Carnagh East, County Roscommon on the western shore of Lough Ree, where the 8° Meridian West meets the 53°30' North Latitude.
Glenamaddy is a small town in County Galway, Ireland.
Colonel Henry George Gore-Browne VC (30 September 1830 – 15 November 1912) was born in Newtown, County Roscommon and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Heuston Station (Stáisiún Heuston; formerly Kingsbridge Station) also known as Dublin Heuston, is one of Ireland's main railway stations, linking the capital with the south, southwest and west.
The High Sheriff of Roscommon was the British Crown's judicial representative in County Roscommon, Ireland from 1575 until 1922, when the office was abolished in the new Free State and replaced by the office of Roscommon County Sheriff.
Hurling (iománaíocht, iomáint) is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin.
Iarnród Éireann, also known as Irish Rail in English, is the operator of the national railway network of Ireland.
Impressionism is a 19th-century art movement characterised by relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.
The mythology of pre-Christian Ireland did not entirely survive the conversion to Christianity.
John Fitzgibbon (1845–1919) was an Irish politician.
John O'Donovan (Seán Ó Donnabháin; 25 July 1806 – 10 December 1861), from Atateemore, in the parish of Kilcolumb, County Kilkenny, and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was an Irish language scholar from Ireland.
Sir John Scott Lillie (1790 – 29 June 1868) was a decorated officer of the British Army and Portuguese Army who fought in the Peninsular War (1808-1814).
John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216), also known as John Lackland (Norman French: Johan sanz Terre), was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216.
Knockcroghery is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Leinster (— Laighin / Cúige Laighean — /) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.
This is a list of the counties of Ireland ordered by area.
This is a list of counties of Ireland ordered by population.
The Kings of Connacht were rulers of the cóiced (variously translated as portion, fifth, province) of Connacht, which lies west of the River Shannon, Ireland.
In Ireland, local government functions are mostly exercised by thirty-one local authorities, termed County, City, or City and County Councils.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of County Roscommon.The office was created on 23 August 1831.
Lough Key (Loch Cé) is a lake in Ireland.
Lough Ree (Irish: Loch Rí or Loch Ríbh) is a lake in the midlands of Ireland, the second of the three major lakes on the River Shannon.
Luke 'Ming' Flanagan (born 22 January 1972) is an Irish politician who has served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland since 2014.
Major General Sir Luke O'Connor, (20 January 1831 – 1 February 1915) was a British Army soldier from Ireland.
Manchan,, was an early Christian saint credited with founding many early Christian churches in Ireland.
Margaret Elizabeth Cousins, née Gillespie, also known as Gretta Cousins (7 October 1878 – 11 March 1954) was an Irish-Indian educationist, suffragist and Theosophist, who established All India Women's Conference (AIWC) in 1927.
Matthew O'Conor Don (Mathghamhain Ó Conchubhair Donn; 1773–1844) of Ballinagare, County Roscommon, Ireland was an Irish historian, the O'Conor Don and de jure King of Connacht.
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films starring Johnny Weissmuller.
Medb (pronounced)—later forms Meadhbh and Méabh—is queen of Connacht in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology.
Michael Dockry was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) was the third largest Irish gauge railway company in Ireland.
Midlands–North-West is a constituency of the European Parliament in Ireland.
The National Irish Famine Museum (Músaem Náisiúnta an Ghorta Mhóir) is a museum located at Strokestown Park, Roscommon, Ireland.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Nicky Rackard Cup (often referred to as the Rackard Cup) is the fourth-highest senior inter-county championship overall in hurling.
Nuala Quinn-Barton is a British independent film producer, talent manager and former model.
The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
Ordnance Survey (OS) is a national mapping agency in the United Kingdom which covers the island of Great Britain.
Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 185430 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright.
Sir Owen Edward Pennefather Lloyd VC KCB (1 January 1854 – 5 July 1941) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.
William Percy French (1 May 1854 – 24 January 1920) was one of Ireland's foremost songwriters and entertainers in his day.
The President of Ireland (Uachtarán na hÉireann) is the head of state of the Republic of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces.
Since the early 17th-century there have been four Provinces of Ireland: Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster.
A queen regnant (plural: queens regnant) is a female monarch, equivalent in rank to a king, who reigns in her own right, in contrast to a queen consort, who is the wife of a reigning king, or a queen regent, who is the guardian of a child monarch and reigns temporarily in the child's stead.
Rathcroghan is a complex of archaeological sites near Tulsk in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Ireland (Éire), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland.
The River Suck (An tSuca) is a river within the Shannon River Basin in Ireland, 133 km (82.5 mi) in length.
Roderic O'Conor (17 October 1860 – 18 March 1940) was an Irish painter who spent much of his later career in Paris and as part of the Pont-Aven movement.
Not to be confused with Русский, demonym, Russian Federation.
Roscommon is the county town of County Roscommon in Ireland.
Roscommon County Council (Comhairle Contae Ros Comáin) is the authority responsible for local government in County Roscommon, Ireland.
The Roscommon County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, Coiste Chontae Ros Comáin) or Roscommon GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Roscommon.
Roscommon–Galway is a parliamentary constituency in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas.
Roscommon–South Leitrim was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas, from 2007 to 2016.
Sligo Mac Diarmada station, also known as Sligo railway station, is a mainline railway station which serves the town of Sligo in County Sligo, Ireland.
A sovereign state is, in international law, a nonphysical juridical entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic area.
The Taoiseach (pl. Taoisigh) is the prime minister, chief executive and head of government of Ireland.
Tarmonbarry, officially Termonbarry, is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
Táin Bó Cúailnge ("the driving-off of cows of Cooley", commonly known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The Táin) is a legendary tale from early Irish literature which is often considered an epic, although it is written primarily in prose rather than verse.
Thomas Curley (May 8, 1825 - February 24, 1904) was an American farmer from Bell Center, Wisconsin, who served in the American Civil War, rising to the rank of brigadier general, and later spent four years as a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly representing Crawford County.
Surgeon-General Thomas Heazle Parke (1857–1893) was an Irish doctor, explorer, soldier and naturalist.
Tulsk is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland.
In the Republic of Ireland, vehicle registration plates (commonly known as "number plates") are the visual indications of motor vehicle registration – officially termed "index marks" – which it has been mandatory since 1903 to display on most motor vehicles used on public roads in Ireland.
The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.
The West Region (coded IE013) is a NUTS Level III statistical region of the Republic of Ireland.
William Griffiths VC (1841 – 22 January 1879) was born County Roscommon and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Sir William Robert Wills Wilde MD, FRCSI, (March 1815 – 19 April 1876) was an Irish eye and ear surgeon, as well as an author of significant works on medicine, archaeology and folklore, particularly concerning his native Ireland.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
The Wisconsin State Assembly is the lower house of the Wisconsin Legislature.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.