Question: Which side of Derry is Catholic?

The Waterside is a mainly Protestant and unionist area, while the rest of Derry City is mainly Irish Catholic and nationalist. During the Troubles, the Watersides Protestant population grew, probably as a result of Protestants moving there from the west side of the river.

What are the two sides of Derry?

But, for sentimental and economic reasons, the Protestant North kept all of this predominantly Catholic Nationalist city. Subsequently, the two sides have fought over its status. Even its name has been a source of dispute. Its Derry to the Catholics and Londonderry to the Protestants.

Is Londonderry north or south?

Derry, officially Londonderry (/ˈlʌndəndɛri/), is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fifth-largest city on the island of Ireland.

Is East Belfast Catholic or Protestant?

For many years, the Catholic population expanded to the southwest, but in recent years it has started expanding around the Shankill and into north Belfast. The east of the city is predominantly Protestant, typically 90% or more.

What side of Derry is Protestant?

The Waterside is a mainly Protestant and unionist area, while the rest of Derry City is mainly Irish Catholic and nationalist. During the Troubles, the Watersides Protestant population grew, probably as a result of Protestants moving there from the west side of the river.

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