April Members’ Walk “The Town of Gort – A Historical Walk” with Rory O’Shaughnessy and Sr. de Lourdes Fahy Sunday 7th of April 2019, 2 pm, Gort (Start location to be sent to members of Burrenbeo Trust) This is a rare opportunity to explore the hidden history of Gort town with two of the most knowledgeable local historians. The walk will take in Gort Inse Guaire – the field island of Guaire, the O’Shaughnessy Castle, development of the market town under the Prendergast Smyth’s, famine and the workhouse, and Gort’s literary connections, including that with W.B. Yeats.
April Tea Talk “A Tale of Two Rivers (what you don’t see from the M18)” with David Drew Wednesday 10th April,2019 8.30pm @ Tubber Hall David’s talk will highlight some of the most remarkable and lesser known features of the Burren lowlands by following the courses of two river systems – the River Fergus and the Gort River. The talk will start at the usual time of 8.30pm at Tubber hall but the kettle will be on at 8pm so you can grab a cuppa first.
Talks are open to all, free to Burrenbeo Trust members and a suggested donation of €5 for non-members. More information on how to become a Burrenbeo Trust member can be found here: https://burrenbeo.com/support-us/become-a-member For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 091 638096.