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Shipquay Gate

Posted by
Bill (Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) on 17 March 2016 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Another of Londonderry's old gates. The city seems to be encroaching on it.

Happy Saint Patrick's Day.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

An interesting street view. The architecture is historic and beautiful. Happy St. Patrick's Day to you too.

17 Mar 2016 5:59am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you :)

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

ANother strong and commanding archway! Happy ST Patrick's Day!!!

17 Mar 2016 3:10pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks, Ruthie.

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

On our trip to Ireland/Northern Ireland, we walked on the wall. Thoroughly loved the Isle. Enjoyed Carrickfergus, too. Still chuck about the castle with the King on the "throne" (That was Carrickfergus, right?)

17 Mar 2016 4:28pm

@beach: Glad you enjoyed your trip to the Emerald Isle!

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Nice and interesting image.

17 Mar 2016 7:48pm

@Willem: Thank you, Willem.

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Really interesting shot, great old gate

17 Mar 2016 10:41pm

@Alun: Each of the city gates are impressive.

James from Central Florida, United States

The old meets the new ... maybe one day the new will completely overtake the old

18 Mar 2016 12:42am

@James: I hope not, James!

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

At least it doesn't have a have a "Tesco" advert hanging on it.

18 Mar 2016 2:28am

@Harry: Not yet, Harry! Give it time :( (I didn't think Tesco had reached as far th US)

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

The gate beautifully frames the street beyond. Beautiful color. A lovely scene! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

18 Mar 2016 3:12am

@Elaine Hancock: Thanks for your comment and visit, Elaine.

L'Angevine from Angers, France


18 Mar 2016 3:07pm

@L'Angevine: Merci:)