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St. Laurence Street, Drogheda, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nicely maintained original stone structure. No big tourist attraction, just a nice structure to see.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fkeegan003
Reviewed 1 week ago

When walls were raised and felled by the tides of change, these stones persist. The gate tells stories of bravery and folly to any willing to lean against it to listen. Bravo!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jeaninereardon
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Surprised, but pleased, to see this iconic Gate has been closed to traffic and that plans may be afoot to open it to visitors.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Eddiehump
Reviewed June 14, 2019

This old castle looking as building as a common gate of those days, still remains and stood near river Boyne, in centre of Drogheda. The whole town was like remark of ancient times, updated into today's life. As we only passed by this town, didn't...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JaakkoTapio
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Great to experience history, set back in time! Time to reflect on the past, then a lovely stroll downtown to enjoy the churches and historic town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gwerosemann
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

Worth adding along the way of you go to Drogheda, but not worth a separate trip. Many signs of the historic reality of Drogheda and this is a good one.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank C2002SHmarkm
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Easy to see and originally part of the medieval walls. It is the only gate of the original eleven gates that remain.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michael O
Reviewed January 8, 2019

The gate itself is pretty cool but I wouldn’t make a special trip to see it. We visited the St Laurence Gate as one of the stops on the Drogheda Steps Walk. The walk we found to be somewhat disappointing. The walks brochure (see drogheda.ie)...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

West St is a major thoroughfare for the town snd the gate is at the end if West Street. Looks well preserved fr street level and certainly good for photos.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jangtravels
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Not a lot to see when we passed by on a walk in Drogheda. Quite a good sign explains what it is. It's old mostly.

Date of experience: October 2018
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