Finally we arrive in Derry~Londonderry. This is a view of the Guildhall, rebuilt in 1912 following a devastating fire in a Perpendicular Gothic style. The details of the building are full of civic symbolism. It is overlooked by the City Walls constructed between 1613 and 1618, the last city walls constructed in Europe. Some of the cannon on this stretch are older being brought to Ireland as part of the Elizabethan campaign against O'Neill and O'Donnell In the Nine Years War of the late Sixteenth Century.
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