Rare images of Londonderry

Londonderry, Derry and Irish Doire, is a town in the district of Strabane, in the north-west of Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom. It is the second most populous city in Northern Ireland.
Founded in the early 17th century on a hill on the west bank of the River Foyle, the town experienced an exceptional boom to the north and the right bank of the river in the 1850s, when the manufacture of linen shirts took off. importance , and light industries (such as agro-food) are set up.

Londonderry and River Foyle ( Image source:
Image source: flickr / damian entwistle


During World War II, the city was the westernmost Allied military port in Europe.
The city, which has about 90,000 inhabitants, is characterized by its fortification, its very steep streets and its important nature reserves.
‘Celtronic’ is a major annual electronic dance festival held at venues across Londonderry
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Bishops Street Gate Derry (1789) ( Image source: commons.wikimedia / SeanMack )
The Derry Guildhall, is a guild hall in which the elected members of the city and district council meet. ( Image source: es.wikipedia )
Image source: flickr / petwalker49
« Hands Across the Divide » Sculpture created by Maurice Harron in 1992. It symbolizes the reconciliation between the two sides of the political division of the city. ( Image source: clairekreuger.ca )
« The Trooper » as a member of the UFF,, Bond’s Street. ( Image source: web.archive.org / Stefan Soller )

Image of title: The Peace Bridge over the River Foyle. Source: flickr / Tom Bastin




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