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Loyalist Murals (The Fountain)

The Fountain, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7284
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Run down interface area

This is an interface area just outside the city walls, and it is a loyalist stronghold. After... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2015
letterkennycaint
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Letterkenny, Ireland
Interesting murals, but not as professional as those in the Bogside

Good contrast in the city's history and culture. Whereas none of the murals in the Bogside seem to... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2014
AvidIrishReader
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Dublin, Ireland
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13 Mar 2015
“Run down interface area”
1 Sep 2014
“Interesting murals, but not as professional as those in the Bogside”
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The Fountain, Derry, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 14 March 2015

This is an interface area just outside the city walls, and it is a loyalist stronghold. After Operation Motorman by the British Army, sectarian violence got worse, and peace lines grew in the Fountain area. Today it is a run down area, that I wouldn't...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Good contrast in the city's history and culture. Whereas none of the murals in the Bogside seem to glorify one particular organisation (despite what people might believe, there doesn't seem to be a reference to the IRA in any of them, mainly concentrating on civil...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

In this part of derry, walk side, streetlights and some doors are in union jack colours. Murals are good and beautiful, not like the republicans, but they are good.

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Reviewed 29 April 2013

The Fountain of the Loyalist Murals is a very short tour. You can enter from Bishop Gate, Wapping Lane or New Gate. From speaking to some the locals living in The Fountain enclave, they stated they are the last loyalist to remain in walled city.

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