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Public invited to give views at Burren Lowlands AGM in Gort

Burren Lowlands CLG invites the public to its AGM, to begin at 7:30, 12 July 2020 at the Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort. The voluntary group, formed in 2014, aims to promote the region as a destination for tourism and improve the economy of all its communities. Thanks to funding from Galway County Council, the Burren Lowlands logo and identity is now registered with the European Union Intellectual Property office. Registration allows Burren Lowlands CLG the exclusive rights to use the title and Logo. The Burren Lowlands geographic area has now achieved an identification similar to that which Failte Ireland created for the Hidden Heartlands and the Wild Atlantic Way. Other group projects have included: Forge Works, a remote working Hub located in Gort, one of the economic initiatives enabled by a grant from Enterprise Ireland. The company facilitated development of the Burren Drive by setting up public consultations with Failte Ireland. The renovation of the Gort Market Square was completed …

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Revamped Gort square a credit to community

A VISION by Burren Lowlands to reimagine the Gort Market Square, was recently realised with the completion of the enhancement works on this much-loved public space.  Burren Lowlands CLG is a volunteer-led community development group whose mission is to make the region a better place to work, live and visit. The Market Square has always been central to the life of Gort town and surrounding communities. The Weigh House located here is a testament to the busy market days of the past, and a Friday market is still held in the Square.   Local architect, Brent Mostert, was responsible for the design. The fact that his office was once located above the Square inspired the design, as he looked upon the comings and goings around the space daily. The primary idea was to create a more open space to allow interaction between the Christ the King monument and people. After some initial fundraising by Burren Lowlands CLG, Town and Village …

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