Music at the Gate

Music at the Gate is a regular event that takes place at Laurence’s gate in Drogheda. dancers, singers and musicians freely give their time on a Saturday during the summer months to entertain crowds of people who come to hear great music in the open air.

Previous events

  • September 2017
  • October 2017
  • November 2017
  • January 2018
  • March 2018
  • May 2018
  • June 2018
  • July 2018

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Fleadh 2019

Music at the Gate runs for 77 hours during this year’s Fleadh Cheoil festival in Drogheda. Learn about what we are doing on our Fleadh page. Work is ongoing so check back regularly.

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Performers at Music at the Gate will enjoy great exposure through the established and respected Music at the Gate brand, attentive support from a dedicated and experienced sound engineer and when possible, professional high quality photography of their time on stage.

Thanks to the contributors

Music at the Gate is run by Darragh Ó Héiligh with the support of dozens of local musicians and volunteers. Without the participation of such a great group of enthusiastic helpers this event would not have become the success that Drogheda enjoys every month.

4 days ago

Music At The Gate

I'll be at or near Laurence's gate today from 2 to 5. If you want to get involved with Music at the Gate or you just want to ask a question, come down. If I'm not there I will be talking to someone near by. Just give me a call on 0877670464. ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Music At The Gate

Delighted that people will get to visit the gate during #MusicAtTheGate at the Fleadh. Get your tickets now. They always sell out fast.Treasures of The Boyne Valley: Laurence’s Gate Tours

St Laurence’s Gate is widely regarded as one of the finest of its kind in Europe. On a clear day, the top of the gate boasts views of up to four miles along the Boyne and out to sea along Ireland's Ancient East, making it the perfect stronghold of the Anglo-Normans.

Climb to the top of this fourteenth century barbican after Louth County Council Heritage Officer, Brendan McSherry, and Community Historian Brendan Matthews share their knowledge on this outstanding structure.

Thursday 15th - Sat 17th August during #Fleadh2019

Times: 11.00am, 11.20am, 11.40am, 12.00pm, 12.20pm, 12.40pm, 1.00pm, 1.20pm, 1.40pm, 2.00pm, 2.20pm, 2.40pm, 3.00pm, 3.20pm, 3.40pm

Tickets to access the gate are very limited, and booking is essential. for more

Visit Drogheda Discover Boyne Valley Tourism Ireland @Ireland's Ancient East Failte Ireland Dundalk Tourist Office

Note: This site is not fully accessible and may not be suitable for children under 12 years. Choose suitable footwear to avoid trips, slips and falls. No babes in arms.
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