Judge refuses to acknowledge name 'Londonderry'

The DUP reacted furiously this afternoon to a Monaghan judge who refused to acknowledge the name 'Londonderry'.

The DUP reacted furiously this afternoon to a Monaghan judge who refused to acknowledge the name 'Londonderry'.

The party's Fermanagh and South Tyrone assembly member, Arlene Foster, criticised the comments, made by Judge Sean McBride during a motoring case.

The judge said that 'Londonderry' didn’t exist, but Ms Foster said he was ill-informed and completely inaccurate.

It showed, she said, the contempt felt for anything British by the southern judicial authorities.

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