August 29, 2021.Reading time 2 minutes.
This week’s theme from Debbie for One Word Sunday is OPPOSING This is one of the three pieces that made up Sculpture for Derry Walls by Antony Gormley, (1987). Composed of identical cast -iron figures joined back to back, they were placed in such a way that one figure faced in towards the city’s 17th century fortified walls, […]
October 21, 2020.Reading time 20 minutes.
Off limits to the general public for decades during the Troubles, the 17th century walls surrounding the old city of Derry are now a star attraction. The walls are the most complete in the country and a stroll along the one mile walkway offers great views over surrounding neighbourhoods and a perspective on the development […]
October 15, 2020.Reading time 24 minutes.
Everyone planning a travel itinerary for Ireland should include Derry. Northern Ireland’s second largest city has been very much overlooked by both domestic and international tourists but a visit here offers great insight into the region’s complex and turbulent history. Of course, there is much more than politics on offer here – the city has […]