Northern Ireland County Quiz - Londonderry/Derry

Can you guess these facts about this county, known as both Londonderry and Derry
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Quiz by Berney
Last updated: January 31, 2022
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First submittedJanuary 31, 2022
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Long river, the lower part of which flows along the eastern edge of the county to the north coast
Town near the mouth of the above river, now the county town
Melody synonymous with the song 'Danny Boy'
Londonderry Air
Football manager from Kilrea who managed the Republic of Ireland national team after a playing career that included spells at Nottingham Forest, Manchester City and Norwich City
Martin O'Neill
Major river which flows through the city of Londonderry/Derry
Sitcom following the life of a 16-year-old young lady and her family and friends in the 1990s
Derry Girls
Occasional nickname for the city of Derry/Londonderry due to the dispute over its name
Stroke City
Castledawson born poet, playwright and Nobel Prize winner
Seamus Heaney
Seven mile long beach near Castlerock, one of the longest in Northern Ireland
Downhill Strand
Derry born singer, who won the 1970 Eurovision Song Contest with 'All Kinds of Everything'
The first major conflict of the Williamite War in Ireland which began when Derry's gates were locked against the advancing forces of the Earl of Antrim
Siege of Derry
Peninsula extremity in the north of the county that has a ferry crossing to County Donegal
Magilligan Point
Derry's coat of arms include a castle, a cross, a sword and this seated figure
Production of this clothing item in the city of Derry (peaking in the 1920s) made it the principal supplier in the UK and a major exporter to Europe and the British colonies
Derry born politician who was a founding member of the SDLP and an architect of the Northern Ireland peace process
John Hume
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