“and it is all taking place during the 400th anniversary of the city being granted its Royal Charter…”

A UTV report acknowledging the contribution of PSNI Chief Superintendent Stephen Martin in Londonderry’s successful bid, against Sligo, to host the All-Ireland Fleadh during the UK City of Culture year notes another reason for denizens of the city to celebrate in 2013.  From the UTV report

The addition of the Fleadh means 2013 is shaping up to be a year to remember for the city.

It will coincide with the Derry/Londonderry UK City of Culture – and it is all taking place during the 400th anniversary of the city being granted its Royal Charter.

[I’m sure the city council are planning to mark the quadricentennial – Ed]  I’m sure they are…