Coontie Roscommon

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Coonty Roscommon

Contae Ros Comáin
Coat of airms o Coonty Roscommon
Coat airms
Motto(s): 
Constans Hiberniae Cor  (Laitin)
"Steadfast Erse hert"
Location of Coonty Roscommon
KintraIreland
ProvinceConnacht
Dáil ÉireannRoscommon-Sooth Leitrim
EU ParliamentNorth-Wast
Coonty seatRoscommon
Govrenment
 • TeepCoonty Cooncil
Area
 • Total2547 km2 (983 sq mi)
Area rank11t
Population
 (2011)
64,065
 • Rank27t
Caur platesRN
Websitewww.roscommoncoco.ie

Coonty Roscommon (Erse: Contae Ros Comáin) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland, an also ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland, locatit athin the province o Connacht. It wis namit efter the toun o Roscommon. The population o the coonty is 58,768 accordin tae the 2006 census. Roscommon is the 11t lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in area, the fift least populous coonty in Ireland an haes the seicont least population densitie efter Leitrim. It's the third lairgest o Connacht’s 5 coonties in size and fowert lairgest in terms o population. The coonty borders every other Connacht coonty including Galway, Mayo, Sligo an Leitrim. In 2008 it wis revealed that statistically, Roscommon haes the longest life expectancy o any coonty on the island o Ireland. Lough Key in north Roscommon is noted for haein thirty-twa islands. This is, coincidentally, the number o coonties on the island o Ireland.