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Derry or Londonderry is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.    The name Derry is an anglicisation of the Irish name Daire or Doire meaning "oak grove".In 1613, the city was granted a Royal Charter by King James I and the "London" prefix was added, changing the name of the city to Londonderry. While the city is more usually known as Derry,Londonderry is also used and remains the legal name.

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The Foyle Bridge is a bridge in Derry in Northern Ireland - Foyle Bridge, Derry. by alastair.stockman, via Flickr

The Foyle Bridge is a bridge in Derry in Northern Ireland - Foyle Bridge, Derry. by alastair.stockman, via Flickr

Sketch of the former Tillie and henderson's building in Derry

Sketch of the former Tillie and Henderson building

Canons on the walls,Derry/Londonderry.  Take the Walled City Heritage Trail:  http://tourireland.com/blog/?article=17

Canons on the walls,Derry/Londonderry. Take the Walled City Heritage Trail…

Walls 400! will mark the quarter-centenary of the city walls

Londonderry heritage: 400th anniversary of the city walls

Walls will mark the quarter-centenary of the city walls

Derry is one of the oldest cities in Ireland, so wherever you wander in this ancient city, you are never too far from a little bit of history.  It is the only remaining completely walled city in all of Ireland.  ڿڰۣ (Northern Ireland)

Derry is one of the oldest cities in Ireland, so wherever you wander in this ancient city, you are never too far from a little bit of history. It is the only remaining completely walled city in all of Ireland.

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The Wild Geese.Irish social network is a leading Internet destination for those looking to explore and celebrate Irish history and heritage, in the words of William Butler Yeats, 'wherever green is worn.

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