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09 July 2010

1180 c. – Wexford Town Walls, Co. Wexford

Wexford began as a Viking town in the 10th century, when the “deep pool” provided a safe berthing place for longboats. The town of Veisafjörà°r (“Bay of the Mud Flats”) was thus established....

07 January 2010

1280c – St Laurence Gate, Drogheda, Co. Louth

St. Laurence Gate is a well preserved example of a 13th Century Barbican. Named after the ancient priory of St. Laurence which stood outside the Gate on the site of the Cord Cemetery....

07 January 2010

1334 – Town Walls, Drogheda, Co. Louth

The walled area of medieval Drogheda enclosed 113 acres making it one of the largest walled towns in medieval Ireland. The walls were completed in 1334. It was comparable in size to Dublin,...