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Athleague, Co. Roscommon

Athleague , meaning "ford of the flagstones")River Suck in the west of Ireland in County Roscommon, near the town of Roscommon.

Its church was founded sometime around 500 by Maenucan Atha Liacc . The name is derived from Áth Liag , indicating its importance as a major crossing point between the kingdoms of the Uí Maine and Uí Briúin

It is on the junction of the N63 national route and the R357 regional road. The town has a mill and a restored church. The church is the local parish for the surrounding towns. It is mentioned a number of times in the Annals of Connacht, the Annals of Lough Cé and the Annals of the Four Masters.
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Bus to Athleague

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 425:
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Longford (Rail Station)
      • Longford (Rail Station) - Galway (Bus Station)
    • 457:
      • Castlerea (The Square Opp School) - Roscommon (Opp Hospital Keenans Shop)
      • Roscommon Hospital - Castlerea (The Square School)
    • 65:
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Monaghan (Bus Station)
      • Monaghan (Bus Station) - Galway (Bus Station)

Restaurants in Athleague

Lucy's Kitchen

Main Street, Athleague, Co. Roscommon

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Pubs & Nightlife

Athleague Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Map of Athleague