Place:Gort, Kiltartan, County Galway, Republic of Ireland

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NameGort
Alt namesAn Gortsource: Wikipedia
Gort Inse Guairesource: Wikipedia
TypeTown or village
Coordinates53.067°N 8.833°W
Located inKiltartan, County Galway, Republic of Ireland
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Gort ( or ) is a town in south County Galway in the west of Ireland. An Gort is the official Irish name for the town, as defined by the Placenames Commission. In spoken Irish, however, the town is known by its traditional name Gort Inse Guaire. It lies just north of the border with County Clare on the main N18 Galway–Limerick road. Gort is situated in the territory of Uí Fiachrach Aidhne also known as Maigh Aidhne ("the plain of Aidhne"), which is coextensive with the diocese of Kilmacduagh / Cill Mhic Dhuach.

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