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In 2014, local resident Desmond Coen recalled his family’s history with the statue of Christ the King in Gort’s Market Square. His mother, Eileen Coen, had commissioned the statue in memory of her son, Mattie Coen, who died in a motorcycle accident.
Councillor Joe Byrne says the grant of €50,000 to Gort town is a most welcome boost.
The Burren Lowlands Group was among the winners at this year’s Golden Mile of Galway Awards, receiving the Built Heritage Award for a mile extending from Ballylee Cross to the Ballyaneen lios/fort. This is one of the most historic roads in the county as it includes Thoor Ballylee, an old mill and miller’s house, Yeats’ cottage, ring forts, a blessed well, and 19th century farmhouses.