Mayor joins Derry's 'History of the Headstones' tour at City Cemetery

Thu, 17/09/2020 - 12:18 -- Editor

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District, Councillor Brian Tierney, this week joined tour guides Seamus Breslin and Trevor Temple on a tour of the City Cemetery at the 'History of the Headstones Tour' organised as part of Good Relations Week. 

Derry and Strabane's programme of events for the week will run until Monday September 21, 2020, and includes online events and digital content from a diverse range of groups and organisations.

Good Relations Week is happening right across Northern Ireland exploring topics such as tackling sectarianism and racism, cultural diversity, dealing with the past, faith, sport, young people and language. 

The theme for the online showcase is 'Celebrating Our Journey, Embracing Our Future' and the wide programme of events and content will include online workshops, Zoom lectures, podcasts, digital storytelling and virtual exhibitions. 

You can book a tour to find out more about the history of the City Cemetery by contacting  jpbreslin@outlook.com

(Photo - Tom Heaney, nwpresspics)​