McGourty’s Bar, Castlerea

With a combination of live music, quiz nights and endless pub games, McGourty’s is a great pub for endless entertainment whilst enjoying a few pints. A family run pub, McGourty’s has built up a reputation as a great place to watch horse racing if you aren’t fortunate enough to make it to Roscommon Racecourse for the latest meet.

McGourty's Bar, 1 Main St, Demesne, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

Beár An Ráille (The Railway Bar), Abbeytown

Run by the Kiernan family, The Railway bar promises a warm welcome to everyone, from the local punter to the wide-eyed tourist. The fun-packed pub has a jukebox, pool room and beer garden to keep customers entertained, not to mention regular live music sessions and football matches on the big screen most weekends. You can also enjoy a great choice of Irish craft beers and ciders and the increasingly popular selection of gin at the Railway Bar.

Railway Bar, Abbeytown, Ballypheasan, Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

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The Fiddler’s Elbow, Ballaghaderreen

With its substantial pub grub and cosy interior, Fiddler’s Elbow makes for a nice stop off when driving through County Roscommon. The pub also regularly shows football and rugby matches on its big screen and hosts lively nights with guest DJs and local bands.

The Fiddler’s Elbow, Barrack St, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

Keenan’s, Tarmonbarry

Established 1838, the family-run Keenan’s of Tarmonbarry lies on the border of Roscommon and Longford and not far from the banks of the River Shannon. The bar is adjoined to a pleasant hotel and serves up wholesome lunches and dinners.

Kennan's, 1 Bally-Too-Manor, Ballytoohey, Termonbarry, Co. Roscommon, N39 A667, Ireland

Anderson’s Thatch Pub, Carrick-on-Shannon

This charming pub dates back as far as 1734 and is unsurprisingly filled with many rustic and antique features. The pub is also known for its great traditional music night, even offering a house piano and guitar for any wannabe performers.

Andersons Thatch Pub, Elphin Road, Ballindrehid, Carrick-On-Shannon, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

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