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Loro Gate - Work on a new roundabout is going "full steam ahead"13.07.2012 - the monument is fenced off and the county council will soon start work on the presentation of the site!

Why is it called Loro Gate?

The Swangate roundabout. This controversial site where the old Loro Gate of Athenry once stood has been, for the last two years, a traffic hazard. Finally sense prevails. A button roundabout has been marked out by Galway Co. Co. to make the junction safe for traffic.

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