Dysart, County Roscommon
Dysert on the R363
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Dysart (Irish: an Dísirt meaning "the wilderness") is a village in County Roscommon, Ireland. It lies 20 km (12 mi) from the centre of Athlone, on the R363 regional road. Located at the crossroads of the R363 and the R357 it was formerly 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 Football 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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