Tunes in the Church
Traditional Irish music in a unique setting, featuring a varied lineup of musicians, singers, storytellers, and dancers.
Lady Gregory Yeats Trail
The Lady Gregory/Yeats Trail incorporates historical sites between Gort and Loughrea that have been associated with Lady Augusta Gregory and William Butler Yeats. The trail offers visitors the chance to walk in the footsteps of many famous writers and artists.
The Burren National Park is located in the southeastern corner of the Burren and is approximately 1500 hectares in size. The Park land was bought by the Government for nature conservation and public access. It contains examples of all the major habitats within the Burren: Limestone Pavement, Calcareous grassland, Hazel scrub, Ash/hazel woodland, Turloughs, Lakes, Petrifying springs, cliffs and Fen.
Slieve Aughty Centre
Slieve Aughty Centre in the west of Ireland offers horse riding holidays, cycling and walking holidays, English language instruction, conference and special event facilities, comfortable accommodation, and meals from an organic garden. Approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments and the British Horse Society.
Burren Beo Trust
Burren Beo (‘Burren Life’) is Ireland’s first landscape charity, and provides a multidimensional resource for the Burren region. The organisation promotes and supports the management and use of Burren heritage and landscape. The website is an excellent resource for information on local areas of interest.
Fáilte Ireland operate the National Quality and Standards Framework for Irish tourism. O’Neill Holiday Homes is a Fáilte Ireland approved accomodation provider.
News and information about the local town of Gort.
Coole park, once the home of Lady Augusta Gregory, and visited by Irish literary figures such as Yeats, Shaw, Synge, and O’Casey, is a 1000 acre Nature Reserve. The site lists upcoming events at the Park and Visitor Centre.
Kiltartan Gregory Musuem & Millenium Park
Kiltartan Gregory Musuem & Millenium Park features works by Lady Gregory, as well as a recreation of an early 20th-century classroom.
Galway East is an essential resource for visitors to the area.
Kinvara is a picturesque seaside village within easy access of Ardrahan, and the website lists upcoming events and places of interest.
Shannon Heritage offers information on places of historical and local interest in the Mid-west.
Woodville Walled Gardens
Woodville walled garden is a hidden gem, and is open from June to September.
Celtic Compass Tours
Celtic Compass Tours provides hiking and sightseeing day tours from Galway for small groups, and is a great way to explore the region.
Oyster Walking Club
Oyster Walking Club organise excursions with the aim of exploring the local environment for a wide age group.