Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #Derry

Most recents (7)

Northern Ireland “isn’t racist” -… Northern Ireland, which is 99% white, holds the UK's record for the highest rate of racist attacks. More than 200 incidents have been reported to police in the past nine months, although many victims no longer bother to complain..…
2005/2006 we got race hate capital of Europe

On Sunday two houses in which Lithuanians live in Dunmurry on the outskirts of Belfast were attacked. Three windows were smashed in one house and paint thrown at the other.
Read 31 tweets
@MauriceHarron @Postvox @PeterMoloneyCol @IREmurals @STREET_ART_UK @globalstreetart @GlobalSokak @GoogleStreetArt @strartcommunity @MagicalEurope #Otd 1600: Death of Aodh Mag Uidhir/Hugh Maguire, Lord of Fermanagh during reign Elizabeth I & leader of Maguire clan. Died fighting crown authority during Nine Years War near Cork. Remembered for victory at Battle of the Yellow Ford (English annihilated)! 📷Inniscarra monument. ImageImage
#Otd 1597: Death of Fiach McHugh O'Byrne, Lord of Ranelagh & sometime leader of O'Byrne clan, during Elizabethan conquest. Victory at Battle of Glenmalure but later took part in Tyrone's Rebellion. Beheaded with own sword; displayed in Dublin & London! ⚔️… ImageImage
#Otd 1600: Sent by Queen Elizabeth to quell the rumblings of discontent in Ulster, Sir Henry Docwra landed at Culmore with a force of 4000 foot & 200 horse soldiers; modern #Derry is thereby founded! 📷c 1607 map. 🎨Detail stained glass window in Derry's Guildhall showing landing ImageImage
Read 3 tweets
What is happening in #Derry and across the North of Ireland is very worrying indeed. It is absurd in the extreme to suggest (or attempt to) that there is no correlation in this resurgence & a growing anger & feeling of utter helplessness & deep frustration.
The majority recognised the significant role that the EU plays in keeping peace & fostering the best relationship with the rest of the Island. The majority voted to remain & as @PeterGrantMP pointed out earlier, the PM is being driven & her policy shaped
by the only political party represented in Westminster which actively worked counter to the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) & which longed for the agreement to fail. How can it be at all appropriate that the Tories thrust the DUP into a position where they have a significant
Read 7 tweets
I suppose we can safely say that now #TheFrighteners have been so successfully and publicly put on a certain sector their combined angst will spew a diarrhoea of spin & warp whilst trying to use THAT VERY THING to generate $£Es Some with automated AdTech software already bought.
2/ Some bought by gormless companies, by mistake, some in full knowledge or partial knowledge of what it could do. It will be interesting as time goes on to see who apparently DIDN'T CARE about the likely instigation of its more negative 'dark' capabilities looking to 'side-step'
3/ or even 'wrong-foot' Irish & EU regulation standards, & possibly law. This too is a kind of #climatechange & #ClimateAction in itself, a would be mammoth untouchable iceberg of 'dominion' & 'control' being melted out into an ocean of citizens' scrutiny & advancement for change
Read 14 tweets
1/"Ian Paisley apologises at supporters' meeting"… "Mimicking the actions of the Conservative MP Boris Johnson, a number of Mr Paisley's supporters served tea & biscuits to the waiting media."Does that seem like taking the piss' to you? #JustSaying #Brexit
2/ "The North Antrim MP could face a by-election if 10% of his constituents sign a petition. A recall ballot, where voters can sign a petition calling for a by-election, has been opened.The recall petition is the first in UK parliamentary history." #Brexit #Northernireland #Derry
3/ "In politics they say when you are explaining you are often losing the argument. In recent weeks Ian Paisley has been doing a lot of explaining.
This meeting was organised by supporters of Ian Paisley so the suspended MP was speaking to a very receptive audience. He was in
Read 16 tweets
#next, I need your #help, and I mean all of you #please, regardless of party-politics, ideological differences, geo-location, can I have your <3 engaged to help a family, friends, a local community & a student community in their #search for a #MissingPerson #missing since Nov.2nd
2/" #StephenCullinan (25), the son of North #Tipperary #IFA Chair, Tim #Cullinan, hasn’t been seen since November 2 when he left his home in Castletroy, County #Limerick and made his way to #Dublin. "…
3/"His worried relatives believe he may have made his way to another major Irish city, even as far as #Belfast. The vulnerable young man is without his medication." " He could be in #Galway. We’re grasping at straws."
Read 9 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!