Roslevan, Ennis

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Roslevan is a residential area on the eastern side of Ennis, County Clare, Ireland. The area has many housing estates such as Oakleigh Wood, Cappahard, Corrovorin. There are two council housing estates in the area, called, Bridgecourt and Bridgeview. It is expected that by 2012 the area will have a population of 7,000.[1]

The Area includes the €10 million Roslevan Shopping Centre which opened in April 2005. The shopping centre includes a butcher, pharmacy, Off Licence, pub, bookmakers, Chinese restaurant, gym and a Costcutter supermarket.[1]

There are plans to construct a new Roman Catholic church along with a funeral parlour and a community hall.[2]

A development in the area that is underway includes 10 acres (40,000 m2) of parkland with lakes, riverside walks and woodlands included.[3]

Primary education is mainly provided by Knockanean National School in nearby Knockanean, and by various other primary schools in Ennis. Most secondary students attend nearby Rice College, while the all-girls school Colaiste Muire is also a popular school. Some students attend the other secondary schools in Ennis.

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Coordinates: 52°51′24.45″N 8°57′40.04″W / 52.8567917°N 8.9611222°W / 52.8567917; -8.9611222