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Roscrea (Ros Cré in Irish) is a small town in County Tipperary, Republic of Ireland, located near the midlands of Ireland. The placename comes from the Irish with Ros Cré meaning "wood of Cré", Cré being a female name of olden times. Historically Roscrea has been an important trading town. County Tipperary (Tiobraid Árann in Irish) is a county in the Republic of Ireland, in the province of Munster. ...


The town is halfway between Limerick and Dublin on the N7 road and it takes less than two hours to drive from Roscrea to any of the cities Cork, Galway, Limerick or Dublin. Roscrea is connected to the Irish railway network on a branch from Limerick to Ballybrophy (where it joins the main CorkDublin line). At one time there was a branch from Roscrea to nearby Birr in County Offaly. Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) is a city and county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland. ... Dublins Hapenny Bridge. ... The N7 road is a National Primary Route in the Republic of Ireland, connecting Dublin to Limerick. ... Picture of a typical Irish road sign in Mullingar, County Westmeath. ... Cork (Corcaigh in Irish) is the second city of the Republic of Ireland. ... Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) is a city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway. ... Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) is a city and county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland. ... Dublins Hapenny Bridge. ... Rail services in Ireland are provided by Iarnród Éireann in the Republic of Ireland, and by Northern Ireland Railways in Northern Ireland. ... Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) is a city and county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland. ... Cork (Corcaigh in Irish) is the second city of the Republic of Ireland. ... Dublins Hapenny Bridge. ... The history of rail transport in Ireland began only a decade later than that of Great Britain. ... Birr (Biorra in Irish) is a town in the Midlands county of Offaly in the Republic of Ireland. ... County Offaly (Irish: Uíbh Fhailí) is a county in Leinster, Ireland, bordered by seven other counties: Galway, Roscommon, Westmeath, Meath, Kildare, Laois, and Tipperary. ...

See also: List of towns in the Republic of Ireland
External link: Roscrea Online - The Roscrea town web portal (http://www.roscreaonline.com)

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Roscrea Credit Union announced this week that they are pledging €500.00 towards all residential estates/areas in Roscrea to help with the Tidy Towns effort.
The Roscrea Credit Union, Youth Group, “Battle Of The Bands” took place recently and was a tremendous success with over five hundred people attending one of the most successful youth events ever staged in Roscrea.
Roscrea made great strides recently in putting the heritage town firmly on the map with the erection of four unique signs on the north, south, east and west access routes to the town.
The Equality Authority - Details on Roscrea (2736 words)
Roscrea is a south Midlands town situated on the N7, 120km from Dublin and 72km from Limerick.
The population of Roscrea town increased from 4,170 in 1996 to reach 4,578 in 2002.
The population of Roscrea town in 1991, 1996 and 2002 was 4,231, 4,170 and 4,578 and in rural Roscrea 14,930, 14,557 and 14,875 respectively.
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