Gort is a town in south Co Galway. It lies just north of the border with Co Clare on the main N18 Galway-Limerick road. The M18 now bypasses the town. Local amenities include a church, national schools, community school and a wide selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and businesses. There are numerous bus and rail links to the town with other local attractions including Gort Golf Club and Coole Park.