Towns of Galway
Gort —County Galway
Gort (Gort Inse Guire) - 'The Field on Guire's Island', is a town founded on the settlements of former chieftains of the district. Gort is a now recognised heritage town; in the hinterland of Gort there is an amazing richness of historical places such as Kilmacduagh monastic site as well as natural curiosities and more. As Gort is adjacent to County Clare, there is a strong tradition of traditional music in the district.