Loughnaneane Park & Playground


Loughnaneane Park is a 14 acre recreational area situated in Roscommon town bordered by the ruins of Roscommon Castle, a dramatic and imposing 13th Century Norman Castle. The natural features of the park include a turlough and a wildlife conservation area which is a habitat of unique flora and fauna. A deck is provided for visitors to view the wildlife and views beyond. There is also a swallow-hole on the site. The playground is a special facility within the Park. It has been designed to cater for children up to twelve years.

Highlights

  • A crannog known locally as the Hill o' Bones
  • Wildflower meadow
  • Bird walk
  • Lake feature
  • Mounds
  • Children's playground
  • Car park

 

Location

Grounds of Roscommon Castle
Roscommon Town
Co. Roscommon


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Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.