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1807 – Dublin Castle Ship Street Entrance

Architect: Francis Johnston

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The main entrance to the castle for vehicular traffic, the gate has a pedestrian walkway above for security. The gateway to the left leads to the Castle Steps which is a pedestrian walkway to Castle Street. This was designed by Francis Johnston in 1807 to improve security at Dublin Castle after Emmet’s 1803 rebellion.