Seen the wall during a bus tour it is the gable end of a house now demolished show the start of the area called Free Derry
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I first visited the Free Derry Corner in 1997, after the second truce had been declared but before the Good Friday Agreement, There were few visitors in the Bogside, and Army armored vehicles appeared on Derry streets. In relative solitude I was able to recall...More
Take the time to stop and and contemplate the importance of these words on this wall. Read the history and learn about the people who lived and died during The Troubles and what Free Derry meant to them.
Almost the first symbol of the troubles you see from the Derry Walls tour. When you are down in Free Derry, you still feel some of the fear that was felt during the Troubles and a sense of unease about being here. Not everyone can...More
In common with all war memorials there is a sense of sadness about the waste of life and the folly of people wanting to enslave each other. This place of pilgrimage for some serves as a grim reminder to all. Not exactly easy to approach...More
We saw lots of graffiti, stickers, and this large corner sing, all urging the reunification of Ireland. We didn't see much on the Londonderry side of the river.
Although a small enough memorial to the Troubles and events that occurred within the surrounding Bogside its significance runs deep. It and the adjacent murals commemorate innocent lives cruelly lost. These events should never be forgotten and always remembered. What began as a peaceful protest...More
stayed in derry for 3 days in june and went and visted free derry corner with a tour guide and the rest of the bogside and the murals it was great to hear the history of the civil rights movement and the events off bloody...More