Proposal to change name of Londonderry to Derry branded sectarian

first_img Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme A proposal by Sinn Féin to change the official name of Londonderry to Derry has been described as “sectarian” by unionists.A motion supporting the name change was passed at a meeting of Derry City and Strabane District Council yesterday.Council will now write to the Environment Minister to seek clarification on how to go about the change.Sinn Fein Cllr Eric McGinley has claimed that the majority would much prefer the city being named Derry:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/eric1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleJames Horan backing Fermanagh in QualifierNext articleJason Black’s K2 climb delayed as equipment is lost in avalanche admin By admin – July 24, 2015 Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Google+ GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twittercenter_img Proposal to change name of Londonderry to Derry branded sectarian WhatsApp Homepage BannerNews Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest Google+ LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp Twitterlast_img