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Rena and Sr deLourdes were really interesting to listen to, regarding the history of the Gregory... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Gorey, Ireland
Very interesting place!!

The folks who run this little gem are lovely and the collection is quite interesting. A great visit... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
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Kiltartan Cross, Gort, Ireland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 April 2012

This little museum on the outskirts of the market town of Gort is beautiful and so well cared for. Sr. De Lourdes has worked here for years and is a fountain of knowledge. The museum is small but very well laid out, if you want...More

6  Thank Fiona O
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Combine this stop with a visit to Coole park and Thoor Ballylee. A half hour would be all you'd need...easy to find...visible from main road

5  Thank catoneeye
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Rena and Sr deLourdes were really interesting to listen to, regarding the history of the Gregory Museum. They have such a passion for this school, built in 1892. Such a lovely place and these two ladies just love sharing the history of its renovation. A...More

Thank Christy_Luv2
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The folks who run this little gem are lovely and the collection is quite interesting. A great visit on the way to Thoor Ballylee. We loved talking to the fellow who was running it and feel glad we found this place.

Thank E H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent museum showcasing life at Coole Park during its heyday through the eyes of lady Gregory's granddaughters while growing up at Coole.

Thank 407timc
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived here early afternoon, parked in the small but adequate car park and then walked across the road to the old schoolhouse where we were greeted with much enthusiasm by the lady guide volunteer. Stepped in history with many items to view at your...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

My mother, sisters and I visited the Kiltartan Gregory Museum in May 2016 and were hosted by Sr. DeLourdes Fahy, who provided us with an excellent overview of the museum's contents. We were most fascinated with the local history, information about the history of the...More

1  Thank mjd1221
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We had not originally planned to visit the Museum but thanks to Rena McAllen (met her at Thoor Ballylee) we were able to experience this unique piece of Irish history. Like Thoor Ballylee, the museum was in the process of closing for the season. Rena...More

2  Thank James M
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Arranged to arrive with a group of 30 Friends of the Hunt Museum after visiting Coole Park beforehand and on our way to Thoor Ballylea. Got great help with the trip beforehand from Rena McAllen, who also gave us an excellent tour of Kiltartan Gregory...More

2  Thank MaireadOFlah
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Sr de Lourdes Fahy is a national treasure and not just a county treasure. If you're lucky enough to have her as a guide when you visit then count your blessings. This is a must-see on a visit to south Galway especially for those with...More

2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Kiltartan Museum is housed in an old Primary School. It is on the N18 Galway - Limerick road. The Museum is well worth a visit as it houses many original photos and manuscripts. They majority of the material relates to W.B. Yeats and to Coole...More

1  Thank dsrob26
Reviewed 18 November 2015

good insight into schools of old and a reasonable selection of old memorabilia with a very pleasant and informative guide.

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