Dysart, County Roscommon
Dysert on the R363
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Located at the crossroads of the R363 and the R357 it was formally known as Thomas Street.
Dysart village consists of the following :-
- 2 Public Houses (Fallons and The Local)
- 1 Grocery Store (Thomas Street Stores)
- 1 Roman Catholic Church (St.Patricks)
- A Community Centre
- A Roman Catholic Graveyard
- A Soccer Pitch (home of Dysart FC)
Dysart F.C was formed in June 1971, at a meeting held in Joe Moore's (now Thomas Street Stores), Dysart. Upon the foundation of the club, a team was formed along with a committee. In 1972 Dysart F.C purchased its present property. The site cost £1400 to buy and the money was borrowed from the people of the parish on an interest-free loan, and all that money has been paid back since. The first match played was a challenge Dysart v Four Roads, 8-a-side, which ended 2 all. A Parish League (7-a-side) was played in 1971 with 3 teams: Dysart (village), Ballintleva and Feevagh. Feevagh came out on top with 3 wins and 1 draw. Dysart have a good winning history in the Roscommon.
- Annette Kehnel (1997). Clonmacnois: The Church and Lands of St. Ciarán : Change and Continuity in an Irish Monastic Foundation (6th to 16th Century). LIT Verlag Münster. pp. 303–. ISBN 978-3-8258-3442-5. Retrieved 2013-08-06.
Dysyort appears as Distort in the manuscript and is corrected to Dysort by a second hand. This is Dysart parish in county Roscommon.76 The vicarage of Disert, forming part of the diocese of Elphin is mentioned in the royal taxation list of the ...
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