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Living above the 'shop'Many banks and offices started life as 18th and 19th century family houses. The building at the corner of Shipquay Street and Bank Place was both home and place of business for the manager of the Belfast Bank. On 7th Decembe…
To OurHonoured DeadandThose Who Served1914 - 19181939 - 1945 Names of the Fallen[Panels not transcribed] Sculptures by Vernon March, 1926
The World's OldestIndependent Department Store———————Established in 1830by its founderThomas Austin(1815-1892)
The roaring cannonThe city claims Europe's largest collection of cannon whose precise origins can be traced. These are the earliest surviving cannon. Some were shipped over for Sir Henry Docwra's campaign of 1600-3: others were sent to defend the …
John Browne No.1Demi-culverin (C8)Bore 4.7", Length 98"Weight 3117lbCast by John Browne possibly atHorsmonden, Kent 1615-1625
Demi-culverin withRose and Crown (C12)Bore 4.5", Length 120"Weight 3417lbCast in 1590 by Thomas JohnstonFounder of iron ordnance toQueen Elizabeth I
Novelistwas born here
'A city fit for war and merchandise'In 1600 Elizabeth I of England instructed Sir Henry Docwra to establish and fortify a new settlement on the Foyle. An explosion in the cathedral in 1567 had largely destroyed the town. Docwra and his 4200 troops…
FeabhailThe river Foyle lapped against the Water Bastion until the late 18th century. The name Foyle probably arose because English-speaking settlers had difficulty saying the Irish 'Feabhail', used traditionally to describe the stretch of water f…
If 'stones could speak', what a story they would have to tell. Their voices still echo on the walls and in the city streets. According to tradition St. Colm Cille chose the oak grove on top of the hill for his monastery in 546 AD. His community…
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