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Free Derry Corner

Rossville Street/Fahan Street, Derry BT48 6AQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7284
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“gable end” (9 reviews)
“free standing” (3 reviews)
“bloody sunday” (24 reviews)
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Rossville Street/Fahan Street, Derry BT48 6AQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 7126 7284
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"gable end"
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"free standing"
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"bloody sunday"
in 24 reviews
"iconic symbol"
in 4 reviews
"civil rights"
in 7 reviews
"piece of history"
in 4 reviews
"bogside area"
in 4 reviews
"great city"
in 3 reviews
"both sides"
in 5 reviews
"northern ireland"
in 6 reviews
"visit derry"
in 4 reviews
"murals"
in 78 reviews
"wall"
in 45 reviews
"memorial"
in 22 reviews
"gables"
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"slogan"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is more than a slogan painted on a wall. The Free Derry Corner is a reminder of how divisive the troubles were, with how deeply people held their convictions and how divided Northern Ireland became as a result.

Thank quinni_224
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

erected by derry people who declared their freedom from england. very inspiring. Difficult for non-natives to understand the nuances.

Thank 2005-travel-lover
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw this with Gleann Docherty , the son of Paddy Docherty of the victime sof Bloody Sunday.I found it in that context a powerful sad bit of our history..

Thank glyn l
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

that nice there its so cool as they put diffrent things on there all the time they change the colors they put on lots its lovely i like it very nice

Thank derrycity22
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Globally recognised symbol of support to oppressed persons, it still serves such a purpose on current global issues as used by various interest groups. An important part of recent Irish history, it is part and parcel of a remarkable Bogside area well worth visiting.

Thank bobjanh
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Whatever your views regarding The Troubles, this place makes you think. Put yourself in both sides shoes. Granted its easier to put yourself in the shoes of the local Catholics with all the murals, but think of the young British soldiers. I know a man...More

Thank reg v
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

What you see...is what you get! "YOU ARE NOW ENTERING FREE DERRY" its a sign... But it really makes you aware of the history this place has... Its seems to be peaceful...Im not convinced!

Thank Judy D
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Free Derry Corner is a historical landmark in the Bogside neighbourhood of Derry, Northern Ireland, which lies in the intersection of the Lecky Road, Rossville Street and Fahan Street. A free-standing gable wall commemorates Free Derry, a self-declared autonomous nationalist area of Derry that existed...More

1  Thank Mary K
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

We viewed this iconic landmark during our walking tour of Derry. We were lucky enough to have a guide that grew up in this area and shared some of his personal stories with us. I did not realize that this was actually the end of...More

Thank silverbrook
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Sorry, got my other review of this wrong. The photograph of the famous gable wall is not the bloody sunday memorial. This is free Derry corner, and a must see whilst visiting the city. We were disappointed to see that all that is left is...More

Thank Alan1Bangor
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Michael P
7 March 2017|
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Response from jac1886 | Reviewed this property |
What? There is only one Free Derry.
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