They’re at it again in Londonderry, where The Sentinel reports that Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney “has attacked the Ordnance Survey of Ireland for its preference for ‘Londonderry’ over ‘Derry.'” That would be the same place that will be the UK City of Culture in 2013… From The Sentinel report
“I have raised this matter directly with Ordnance Survey Ireland and the Minister to which they are responsible, Eamon Ryan TD and made it quite clear that I find it offensive to see a map produced by the National Mapping Agency which ignores the aspirations of the vast majority of Derry citizens who are proud of their Irish identity.”
[He does know it remains an aspiration because it hasn’t been achieved? – Ed] Presumably… at least, I think he knows he’s still in the UK…
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