The City Of Derry.

Oh, the Waterside is beautiful
And the Foyleside as well
Urban twins of Derry City
Separated by the Foyle.

A city of various culture
Within Ireland’s north-west
And in relation to history
Comparing with the best.

The adopted home of Colmcille
A mystic from county Donegal
Who allegedly once met Jesus
Not far from the city wall.

Oh, yes, a city of history and of
Culture plus citizens of renown–
A place worthy of a visit to this
Former Celtic town.
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Submitted on August 10, 2018

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Liam Ó Comáin

An Irish poet now living in Derry City but originally from Limavady in County Derry in the north of the Island. more…

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