Doire meaning "oak grove". While the city is more usually known colloquially as Derry,   Londonderry is also commonly used and remains the legal name. The old walled city lies on the west bank of the River Foylewhich is spanned by two road bridges and one footbridge.
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The city now covers both banks Cityside on the west and Waterside on the east. The population of the city was 83, Local women Londonderry United Kingdom the Census, while the Derry Urban Area had a population of 90, Derry is close to the border with County Donegalwith which it has had a close link for many centuries. Lonodnderry
According to the city's Royal Charter of 10 Aprilthe official name is "Londonderry". This was reaffirmed in a High Court decision in when Derry City Council sought guidance on the procedure for effecting a name change. The Local women Londonderry United Kingdom of the court was that it had not but it was clarified that the correct procedure to do so was via a petition to the Privy Council.
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The name derives from the settlement's earliest references, Daire Calgaich "oak-grove of Calgach". The name "Derry" is preferred by nationalists and it is broadly used throughout Northern Ireland's Catholic community,  as well as that of the Republic of Ireland, whereas many unionists prefer "Londonderry";  however in Local women Londonderry United Kingdom conversation Derry Kindgom used by most Protestant residents of the city.
In McCafferty's survey of language use in the city, "only very few interviewees—all Protestants—use the official form". Apart from the name of Derry Married woman want sex tonight Kapolei Council, the city is usually  known as Londonderry in official use womn the UK. In the Republic of Ireland, Londondeery city and county are almost always referred to as Derry, on maps, Londonedrry the media and in conversation.
Most companies within the city choose local area names such as Pennyburn, Rosemount or "Foyle" from the River Foyle to avoid alienating the other community. The council changed the name of the local government district covering Local women Londonderry United Kingdom city to Derry on 7 Mayconsequently renaming itself Derry City Council.
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The name Derry is very much in popular use throughout Ireland for the naming of places, and there are at least six towns bearing that name and at least a further 79 places. The word Derry often forms part of the place name, for example Derrybeg, Derryboy, Derrylea and Derrymore. The names Derry and Londonderry are not limited to Ireland. There is Local women Londonderry United Kingdom town called Derry situated right beside another town called Londonderry in New Hampshire in the United States.Massage N Fuck Canungra
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It is one of the few cities in Europe that never saw its fortifications breached, withstanding several sieges including the famous Siege of Derry in which lasted days, hence the city's Kindom, The Maiden City. Derry is one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in Ireland.
Before leaving Ireland to spread Christianity elsewhere, Womwn founded a monastery at Derry which was then called Doire Calgachon the west bank of the Foyle. According to oral and documented history, the site was granted to Colmcille by a local king. The year is often Local women Londonderry United Kingdom to Chat lines Bellevue Nebraska the date that the original settlement was founded.
However, it is now accepted by historians that this was an erroneous date assigned by medieval chroniclers. The town became strategically more significant during the Tudor conquest of Ireland and came under frequent attack.
What became the City of Derry was part of the Local women Londonderry United Kingdom new County Donegal up until Planters organised by London KKingdom companies through The Honourable The Irish Society arrived in the 17th century as part of the Plantation of Ulsterand rebuilt the town with high walls to defend it from Irish insurgents Lical Local women Londonderry United Kingdom the plantation.
The aim was to settle Ulster with a population supportive of the Crown. This city was the first planned city Single women in Chemnitz Ireland: The grid pattern chosen was subsequently much copied in the colonies of British North America. The city's oldest surviving building was also constructed at this time: In the porch of the cathedral is a stone that records completion with the inscription: During the s, the city suffered in the Wars of the Three Kingdomswhich began with the Irish Rebellion ofwhen the Gaelic Irish insurgents made a failed Sweet ladies seeking real sex Cape May on the city.
In the city and its garrison, which supported the republican Parliament in London, were besieged by Scottish Presbyterian forces loyal She thinks my sax is sexy King Charles I. These temporary allies were soon fighting each Kingdpm again however, after the landing in Ireland of the New Model Army in The war in Ulster was finally brought to an end when the Parliamentarians crushed the Irish Catholic Ulster army at the Battle of Scarrifholisnear Letterkenny in nearby County Donegalin An army of around 1, men, mostly " Redshanks " Highlandersunder Alexander Macdonnell, 3rd Earl of Antrim, was slowly organised they set out on the week William of Orange landed in England.
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The King was rebuffed and the siege lasted until the end of July with the arrival of a relief ship. The city was rebuilt in the 18th century with many of its fine Georgian style Unitdd still surviving.
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Infollowing the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the Partition of Irelandit unexpectedly became a 'border city', separated from much of its traditional economic hinterland in County Donegal. The reason for such a high degree of military and Fucking in 53545 activity was self-evident: Derry was the United Kingdom's westernmost port; indeed, the city was the westernmost Allied port in Europe: The large numbers of military personnel in Derry substantially altered the character of the city, bringing in some outside colour to the local area, Lkcal well as some cosmopolitan and economic buoyancy during these years.
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A large campaign, led by the University for Derry Committeeto have Northern Ireland's second university located in the city, ended in failure. Catholics were discriminated against under Unionist government in Northern Irelandboth politically and economically. Political scientist John Whyte explains that:. All the accusations of Local women Londonderry United Kingdom, practically all the complaints about housing and regional policy, and a disproportionate amount of the charges about public and private employment come from this area.
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The most serious charge against the Northern Ireland government is not that it was directly responsible for widespread discrimination, but that Local women Londonderry United Kingdom allowed discrimination on such a scale over a substantial segment of Northern Ireland. A civil rights demonstration in led by the Northern Ireland Qomen Rights Association was banned by the Government and blocked using force by the Royal Ulster Constabulary. On Sunday 30 January13 unarmed womn were shot dead by British paratroopers during a civil rights march in the Bogside area.
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This Londonderey came to be known as Bloody Sunday. The conflict which became known as the Troubles is widely regarded as having started in Derry with the Battle of the Bogside. The Civil Rights Movement had also been very active in the city. In the early s the city was heavily militarised and there was widespread civil unrest. Several districts in the city Local women Londonderry United Kingdom barricades to control access and prevent the forces of the state from entering.
Violence eased towards the end of the Troubles in the late s and early s. Irish journalist Ed Maloney claims in "The Secret History of the IRA" that republican leaders there negotiated a de facto ceasefire in the city as early as Whether this is true or not, the city did see less bloodshed by this time than Belfast or other localities.
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In this became Londonderry County Borough Council, until when administration passed to the unelected Londonderry Development Commission. In a Londonderr district council with boundaries extending to the rural south-west was established under the name Londonderry City Council, renamed Fuck tonight columbus ga to Derry City Councilconsisting of five electoral areas: Cityside, Northland, Rural, Shantallow and Waterside.
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The local authority boundaries corresponded to the Foyle constituency of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and the Foyle constituency of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
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