Gort, County Galway

Gort - An Gort - The Field

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Location of Gort

Gort Town is located in the West of Ireland in County Galway. The quiet town of Gort in County Galway is surrounded by ancient monastic ruins, dramatic landscapes and countryside.


History of Gort

Just North of the village is the entrance to Coole Park once home of Lady Gregory who played a central role in the literary revival in Ireland. The house was demolished in 1941 but the tree on which her guests carved their initials is still standing. On the tree the following initials are still visible, WBY (William Butler Yeats), GBS (George Bernard Shaw) and many others. Yeats lived at the Castle of Thoor just North-East of the village. The tower has been restored as a Yeats Museum.

Gort Visitor Attractions

Coole Park - Gort

Gort Festivals

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Gort Accommodation Listings

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Kellihers B&B, Castlegregory

Kellihers B&B is situated in Castlegregory Village on the Dingle Peninsula, a perfect location in a peaceful setting on the Dingle Way Walking Route.All bedrooms are en suite with television and tea making facilities ...

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Forest View, Glenbeigh

Forest View is an elegant family run bed and breakfast located close to Glenbeigh village with panoramic views of forest. This beautiful, tranquil home is ideally located along the Ring of Kerry making it an ideal base for touring.

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Benagh, Cloghane

Located at the foot of Mount Brandon at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, Benagh B&B is an ideal base from which to explore and enjoy an unspoilt area rich in flora, fauna and archaeological sites such as the Bronze Age Loch a'Duin Valley.


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