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Drum, County Roscommon

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Drum, County Roscommon

Location in Ireland

Coordinates: 53°24′05″N 8°00′50″W / 53.401389°N 8.013889°W / 53.401389; -8.013889Coordinates: 53°24′05″N 8°00′50″W / 53.401389°N 8.013889°W / 53.401389; -8.013889

Country Ireland
Province Connacht
County County Roscommon
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Drum is a village in south County Roscommon about 5 km west of Athlone. In the area north of the village there is located the Meehambee Dolmen, a portal tomb estimated to be 5,500 years old. In the village there are a number of historical and religious sites, including Drum Cemetery, St. Brigid's Church and Drum Monastic Site. Drum Parish Hall and Drum Heritage Visitor Centre are located next to the graveyard, in the townland of Belrea.

See also

  • List of towns and villages in Ireland

External links

  • Drum Community Website
  • Drum Heritage Group
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