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According to the city’s Royal Charter of 10 April , the 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 decision 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. Durkan , Northern Ireland Minister of the Environment, to ask how the change could be effected. The name derives from the settlement’s earliest references, Daire Calgaich “oak-grove of Calgach”. In McCafferty’s survey of language use in the city, “only very few interviewees—all Protestants—use the official form”.
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The Pump Makers. These are the ones we’ve found so far – listed in alphabetical order (there will be more). It’s become apparent that some installers simply affixed their nameplate to a pump supplied by one of the larger manufacturers, and inevitably some of the names we’ve listed are therefore not necessarily the makers of the pump.
Some of the townlands that are mentioned are up to 4 miles away from Tobermore village such as Brackaghlislea, Corick and Straw Mountain. Local traditions however picked up by the Ordnance Survery Memoirs of state that it was his father Shane More O’Hagan, who built it. Shane More O’Hagan is noted as being the proprietor of the Drapers Proportion in this area together with other tracts of land, including ten townlands in Ballinascreen, and Lough Insholin, the heart of a large territory of the same name.
The Ordnance Survery Memoirs make note that in the neighbouring townland of Moneyshanere, a battle was said to have been fought between the O’Hagans who ruled Tobermore and the O’Neills of Tyrone who had come ravaging down the country from Ballinascreen. In , it was burnt by a party of Irish  , part of the Irish army retreat from the Siege of Derry. When he was recognised he was immediately stalled by Mr.
A Gathering Place for Irish Art British Many British artists have painted Irish scenes over the years, whether for commercial purposes, or in a private capacity, and I will be adding them to this page. Railway companies and postcard publishers on both sides of the Irish Sea used a wide variety of well known British artists to paint Irish scenes. Click on images to enlarge. Awarded the Military Medal in World War. A lot more of his Irish work can be viewed here:
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Pumps at Owermoigne, Dorset, and Rushbrook, Suffolk, have similar inscriptions on their caps. Thomas died on 15 Nov , and James Appleby, probably his son, is mentioned in as being the owner. The Renishaw Iron Works was by the mid th Century one of the largest in Britain, and it closed in Ashfield Found on a pump at St.
Bride’s Major, Vale of Glamorgan. Not yet positively identified identified this company, but I’ve found a Thomas Ashfield, pump maker of North Malvern, Worcs, who died in
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Clanmil Housing Association provide a range of housing including social housing across Northern Ireland.
Upperlands Administration In counties ceased to be a unit of administration within Northern Ireland, being replaced by district councils. After a reduction in the number of councils in Northern Ireland in , County Londonderry is divided into three cross-county councils: The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway continued as a private bus company based in the city but operating predominantly in County Donegal until it closed in Bus services are now provided by Ulsterbus.
Education Government-funded education up to secondary school level is administered by the Education Authority EA , sponsored by the Department of Education. The EA is divided into sub-regions: Derry, Limavady North Eastern region: Coleraine, Magherafelt Southern region: Two major centres of the University of Ulster are in the county, including its headquarters at Coleraine and the Magee Campus in Derry. Sport The oak leaf which represents the county’s nickname.
Police Ombudsman seeks information about Troubles deaths dating back to BelfastTelegraph. They include a schoolboy, a soldier and two others who were gunned down after a night of heavy rioting in Belfast in August Despite the passage of time, a spokesman for the Ombudsman’s office they could not assume no new information would come to light.
The area has changed dramatically and many of the buildings have been demolished. The people who lived and worked there are either no longer with us or, at the very least, are in late middle age. It can be a challenge to find people who witnessed events and we then have to hope they have a clear memory of the incidents in question.
Coleraine (/ k oʊ l ˈ r eɪ n /; from Irish Cúil Rathain, meaning ‘nook of the ferns’ [kuːlʲ ˈɾˠahɪnʲ]) is a large town and civil parish near the mouth of the River Bann in County Londonderry, Northern is 55 miles ( km) northwest of Belfast and 30 miles ( km) east of Derry, both of which are linked by major roads and railway connections.
Aghadowey Located only a short distance from the meandering banks of the Bann. The village is also less than 10 miles from the beauty of the Causeway coast and provides a good alternative base for those wishing to visit the many attractions of the north coast. Ballykelly Balllykelly is really a village that has outgrown itself. It has two handsome churches. The army garrison camp now at Ballykelly was a coastal command airfield during the war years. Other villages and hamlets within the Borough of Limavady are: Ballyronan Ballyronan is beautifully located on the northwestern shore of Lough Neagh.
There is some great fishing available in the area. Bellaghy At the heart of Ballaghy is this stronghold opened to the public in It contains a complete guide to the archaeology, history and nature of Bellaghy. Castledawson A short distance from the north shore of Lough Neagh is the village of Castledawson. Castlerock A mile 2 km east of Downhill is Castlerock, a resort fronting a fine sandy beach that runs about a mile west-wards from the mouth of the River Bann.
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A number of gravestone inscriptions have been published: Ballyshannon, Church of Ireland in Begley, Anthony. Donegal Annual Vol 12 2. See above for Library opening hours and contact numbers. Tel — In addition, a number of manuscripts and sets of private papers had been given to the Library.
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Ireland — Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Politically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of Ireland, which covers five-sixths of the island, and Northern Ireland, in , the population of Ireland was about 6.
The island has lush vegetation, a product of its mild, thick woodlands covered the island until the Middle Ages. The Irish climate is moderate and classified as oceanic. As a result, winters are milder than expected for such a northerly area, however, summers are cooler than those in Continental Europe.
Description[ edit ] Coleraine had a population of 24, people in the Census. Disposable income is well above the Northern Ireland average. It has an attractive town centre, and a marina. Coleraine during the day is a busy town, however at night the town is relatively quiet, with much of the nightlife in the area located in the nearby seaside towns of Portrush and Portstewart. Coleraine is also home to the one of the largest Polish communities in Northern Ireland.
Glenelly — Places of Interest Corrick Abbey A religious foundation has existed here since the 6th century. The present ruins are of a Franciscan Friary established in the 15th century. Plumbridge The market village of Plumbridge serves a wide rural area. Beautifully situated in the folds of the valley, its Roman Catholic chapel was built in using local sandstone. Unveiled in , the sculpture illustrates different facets of life in the valley.
This is a fine example of a Bronze Age Wedge Tomb. Raths of the Valley Glenelly is renowned for its ancient raths. These early Christian era farmsteads can be seen along the hillsides either side of the river. Cranagh Village and Goles Stone Row.
List of civil parishes of County Londonderry
Gloonan House, run by Clanmil Housing, provides 28 self-contained, easy to manage apartments for older people, along with security and an active lifestyle. Sylvia Bell has lived at Gloonan House since it first opened in We all help each other and look out for each other on a daily basis. Activities included face painting, crafts, live music, a BBQ, fun run and karaoke competitions.
The aim of the project is to bring together tenants from a range of religious and cultural backgrounds to share experiences, learn about differences and embrace diversity in the communities in which they live. I came down with my family and there was so much to do.
By Michael Boyle, St. What a year it has been? Who would ever imagined them together sitting down at the same table in Stormont? Forty years ago many people, like me, living in rural Northern Ireland believed that these events would never ever happen let alone in our lifetime. Therefore, it is important to have some understanding of what it was like to live in this kind on environment. I will, in this paper, give a personal view of the divided society in which I grew up in South Derry.
Any complex society has multiple layers and some of my nuances and anecdotes will illustrate some of the many subtleties to an outsider. Fundamental to any understanding of Northern Ireland is a knowledge how divisions have been both perpetuated and entrenched.
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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Their numbers peaked at , in December , which represented the equivalent of one tenth of the total population before the start of World War II and, in some areas, even more. Londonderry served as naval headquarters and was the main U.
Tertiary[ edit ] Coleraine is the location of a University of Ulster campus and houses the university’s administration buildings. It is the original campus of what was originally the New University of Ulster which merged with the former Ulster Polytechnic at Jordanstown just north of Belfast in the early s to form the present-day institution.
In the Research Excellence Framework , it was ranked in the top five universities in the UK for its research in law, biomedical sciences, nursing, and art and design. Transport[ edit ] Coleraine railway station opened on 4 December and shares facilities with the town’s Ulsterbus bus depot. Passenger service is delivered via the Belfast-Derry railway line along the scenic shore of Lough Foyle and the Coleraine-Portrush railway line branch line. The Belfast-Derry railway line is to be upgraded to facilitate more frequent trains and improvements to the permanent way such as track and signalling to enable faster services.
The railway station was closed for goods traffic on 4 January Coleraine is one of the hosting towns for the Milk Cup. Coleraine also makes part of the circuit for the North West , a series of motorcycle road races organised by the Coleraine and District Motor Club. Coleraine Bowling Club is a lawn bowls club situated on the Lodge Road and were founded in Coleraine have also provided a number of international players and Commonwealth Games representatives, most notably Victor Dallas and Roy Fulton.