Gort is a medium sized market town on the Galway to Ennis Road, situated in a gap between the Slieve Aughty Mountains and the Burren to the south. The name in Irish is "An Gort", (The Field) or "Gort Inse Guaire", (Field of Guaire's Island). The town takes its name form King Guaire, the sixth century King of Connacht, who built a castle here. Click here or more "About Gort"
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