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Not open to the public but a must see. An impressive building on the edge of the town. Now closed... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Drogheda, Ireland
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Dancing at the gate

In reacent times it was wonderful to see the gate been used for social events in times passed to... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
james c
Drogheda, Ireland
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St. Laurence Street, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Laurence's Gate is a barbican which was built in the 13th century as part of the walled fortifications of the medieval town of Drogheda in Ireland. It is a barbican or defended fore-work which stood directly outside the original gate. It has been described...More

Thank davantkev
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Not open to the public but a must see. An impressive building on the edge of the town. Now closed to traffic it's safe to take a photo.

Thank clegster2018
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Dogheda is a beautiful city for a walking tour and the St Laurence Gate is a must stop. An impressive piece of history preserved in the middle of the modern city. A great photo stop

Thank fredsquared
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

In reacent times it was wonderful to see the gate been used for social events in times passed to think the gate was there for a totally different reason would recommend a visit

Thank james c
Reviewed 27 August 2018

while the gate is not open for exploration, it is worth viewing, if only from the outside. And now that it is finally free from damaging traffic you can walk all around it and see the magnificent structure that once protected Drogheda. Call to the...More

Thank Paul j
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Once a month live music open to all comers, worth while attending, lots of excellent, musicians, dancers etc

Thank kevin H
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Dont think you can go inside, its a nice photo though. Something you dont see in my country. It free to go to as it is the town.

Thank jmwhitby62
Reviewed 13 July 2018

This is an interesting large medieval gate into Drogheda. It is fairly central and really very difficult to miss. Worth photographing.

1  Thank md1mm
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I am glad the council has closed this to through traffic as it is worth seeing and preserving. The area around it is also interesting

Thank gloriamundi
Reviewed 29 June 2018

st.laurence gate is just that a gate way from long ago.it at the top of town.part of an old fort.but everyone wants a photo of it and by it and round it.you can walk to the laurence shopping center thats just next to it.but when...More

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