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Situated picturesquely on the River Foyle, surrounded by hills and a stone’s throw from the rugged Northern Coast, Derry is steeped in history. Check out the famous Free Derry Corner and the political murals of the renowned Bogside and Fountain areas. Wander through the old hilly streets or stroll along the historic city walls with their views of the city and surrounding area.


Population 107,000
Currency 1 pound £ = 100 pence
Opening hours City Centre Shops generally open Mon- Sat 09.00-17.30 and Thurs and Friday until 21.00. In the summer, some shops are open on Sunday.
Website www.derryjournal.com
Newspapers Derry Journal
Irish News
Emergency numbers Police, Fire and Ambulance: 999
Tourist information Derry Visitor and Convention Bureau
44 Foyle Street
Tel: +44 28 7137 7577
Opening hours:
Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00, Sat 10.00-17.00

Seasonal variations:
May & Jun, Sun 10.00-16.00
July-Sept, Mon-Fri 09.00-19.00, Sat 10.00-6.00, Sun 10.00-17.00