West Ireland

West Ireland is a region of . Both English and Irish are widely spoken in the West. As with the rest of Ireland, most Irish speakers are found in smaller and more isolated villages, while the cities are dominantly English speaking.

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, has a population of over 70,000 and is 's fifth largest city and a major hub for visits to .

is the largest and most populous of the in , .

is a town in . is located at the foot of the Curlew Mountains near Lough Key in the north of the county.


is on the of , in the province of Connacht.

, on the of and the third largest county in Ireland, is often overlooked by tourists.

is in . The name Roscommon is derived from Coman Mac Faelchon, who built a monastery near Roscommon town in the 5th century.

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