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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Canberra House, Killorglin

Canberra House is a family run business which was established in 1953 and remains a thriving Irish Pub with plenty of Guest Accommodation. Your hosts Catherine & Stephen O'Grady are always on hand to lend a hand.We offer a full bar service and all of our

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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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Dromin Farmhouse, Killorglin

Dromin Farmhouse is situated in the hearth of peaceful countryside, 3km from Killorglin and Miltown, facing open country views and Ireland's highest mountain.You can look forward to a warm welcome with a cup of tea and home baking upon arrival.


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