In Roscommon there was a strike against rent, especially on the property of Lord De Freyne.
CHARLES O'CONOR (1804-1884), American lawyer, was born in the city of New York on the 22nd of January 1804, and was the son of Thomas O'Conor (1770-18J5), who in 1801 emigrated from Roscommon county, Ireland, to New York, where he devoted himself chiefly to journalism.
By Roscommon, S.E.
Serves counties Roscommon and Mayo.
In 1797 the town was strongly fortified on the Roscommon side, the works covering 15 acres and containing two magazines, an ordnance store, an armoury with 15,000 stands of arms and barracks for 1500 men.