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Address: Laurence Street, Drogheda 0000, Ireland
Phone Number: 353419803311
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Description: A beautiful and unique place to visit for those with a love of art or...
A beautiful and unique place to visit for those with a love of art or history.The gallery is sited in the former Drogheda Franciscan Church and part of the Friary; known locally as the ‘High Lane Church’. The Franciscans gifted the property to the people of Drogheda when they ended their 760 year association with the town in 2000. The buildings date from the early 19th century, though elements date back to earlier times.
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Art gallery Drogheda.

A great use of the old church space.I enjoyed listening to the children and teachers talking about the art project linking schools and the Gallery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

A great use of the old church space.I enjoyed listening to the children and teachers talking about the art project linking schools and the Gallery.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

For those who like modern sort of art not really my sort of thing but still worthwhile for a visit there are alters from by gone days on display and a very well run cafe on site

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was a little unexpected gem on our walking tour of Drogheda. It is the site of a former Franciscan Church with an interesting history going back to the Battle of the Boyne. It is now an arts centre, opened in 2006 and preserved to the character of the original church. The most interesting artifacts that are housed here are... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Was there for the Janet Mullarney exhibition which was beautifully laid out in this lovingly converted former Franciscan church. the permanent collection is well worth a look too and the connected cafe offers lovely lunch options if making a day trip out of a visit here.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Originally the Franciscan Church locally know as "the highlane" now a lovely art gallery. This lovely church is preserved inside and houses permanent and visiting exhibitions. There is also a cafe attached to the gallery where you can relax after your visit

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Greystones, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

On several visits am surprised at quality of contemporary art exhibitions. Excellent curation, staff very friendly and excellent art. Cafe with good food there too.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Highlanes regularly changes the exhibits so there's usually something new. Of course sometimes the exhibition is less exciting than others, and this time the photo studies of a baroque orchestra wasn't particularly exhilarating. However, that's finished now and there's something new showing now. This is a free attraction, and the building alone is worth visiting - it's an old church... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This is a modern museum located in a deconsecrated 19th Century Franciscian Church. Good collection of items from Drogheda's past and a good varied collection of modern art and paintings of local scenes. Good restaurant facilities

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Granted it is small but its definately worth a look not many art galleries can boast having their own original white marble alter. Very friendly helpful staff the museum is bright and airy and often shows art by local schools but isnt that a great way of encouraging the future VanGogh's and Dali's. If you are in the area this... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

This place is a converted Friary and provides the town with a useful art gallery suitable for travelling exhibitions. At vthe time we visited the upper level accommodated children's art from various parts of Ireland but what there is to see will depend when you visit. There's also a library, inherited from the Friary, which is there to offer you... More 

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