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Completed Projects

Gate Automation Systems (Irl) have successfully completed numerous projects with our perimeter security products in our home county of Clare, neighbouring counties of Limerick and Galway and throughout Ireland since 1990. We have been involved with these projects from the design stage through to commissioning. All projects from standard installations to high security bespoke applications conform to current EN Health & Safety Regulations. Please have a look below at a small sample of our completed jobs to date.


1 No high speed bi-folding speedgate and 1 No high speed cantilever gate with lamelle infill were installed in this prestigious and security sensitive site in Dublin City. All access control is operated strictly by internal security.

Sheeted cantilever gate at Criminal Courts of Justice Dublin


Bi folding speedgate at Criminal Courts of Justice Dublin

2 No large heavy duty cantilever sliding security gates were installed in this busy quarry for CRH on the outskirts of Limerick City. Access control is operated from the control room via a timeclock system during the day and a Long Range Reader system controls truck traffic after hours. A Paxton tracking system is also installed which gives management detailed reports on vehicle entry and exit.

Cantilever gate at CRH Limerick

1 No cantilever sliding gate was installed to provide perimeter security at this site in Limerick City. It is operated daily via a timeclock and a dial to open mobile phone system for authorized users after hours.

Cantilever gate at Dennehy's Commercials

1 No high speed bi-folding speedgate and 2 No heavy duty cantilever sliding gates were installed for the OPW at this security sensitive site. Access control is operated by internal Garda security.

Cantilever gate at Buncrana GS


Bi Folding Speedgate at Buncrana GS

2 No heavy duty cantilever sliding gates were installed at this large site in Limerick for entry and exit. All access control is operated via remote control from a security office.

Cantilever gate at Mungret Recycling Centre


There are 3 No ES40 high speed car park entrance barriers with safety loops installed at this iconic site in Co Clare. Access is for all vehicles is controlled by three separate desktop controllers in each entrance payment hut.

Barriers at Cliffs of Moher

There are 2 No traffic control barriers installed in this busy garage in Galway City– one for entry and one for exit. Authorized entry is gained via an ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) camera system. Security control unauthorized entry via an intercom system. A desktop controller is used by the night shift. Exit is via a free exit loop.

Barriers at Bus Eireann Galway

2 No traffic barriers are in operation here to control a large work force on a daily basis. Both barriers operate with a Long Range Reader system which recognises tags on vehicle windscreens. The entry/exit system also incorporates acoustic alarm, flashing light, traffic lights, timeclock and desktop controller in the reception area to allow unauthorized entry when required.

Barrier plus Long Range Reader at OLM

4 No Traffic control barriers with bottom skirts for additional security are integrated with the controls on this swing road bridge in Galway to allow strict vehicle control on the road while the bridge is open.

Barriers with Skitrs on Portumna Bridge

The specifications on this project called for both high security in this Pfizer Medical Plant as well as efficient and smooth traffic control for a large employee force. 5 No high speed traffic barriers were installed with top and bottom skirts. A number of access control units were installed including an ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) camera system, a desktop controller and intercom unit operated by internal security, traffic lights and a free vehicle exit loop.

Barriers and ANPR at entrance to Pfizer Newbridge



6 No automatic bollards plus 1 No heavy duty cantilever gate were required for this site which is the largest waste treatment plant in Ireland. A number of access control systems are used by onsite security including logistic timeclock and a traffic light system.

Bollards at Drehid

9 No automatic bollards were installed at this site to control nine car parking spaces for residents. The bollards are operated individually by remote control devices with safety loops.

Bollards at Apartment Complex

2 No automatic retractable bollards were installed to provide security at the new credit union building in Ennis. All authorized users were issued with remote control units for access control.

Bollards at St Francis Credit Union

Why Have an Automatic Gate?

Automated gates not only give your home added security and peace of mind. They also ensure young children are unable to accidently leave your property. Professionally fitted automatic gates will add value to any property.

Why Choose Gate Automation Systems (Irl)?

Fitting your own automatic gate may seem like the cheaper option, but will cost you more in the long run. Poorly fitted automatic gates are more likely to break cause accidents or damaging the equipment beyond repair.

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