Justice Minister defends use of Londonderry in Dáil speech

The Justice Minister's defended his use of the term Londonderry in a Dáil speech earlier today.

Traditionally members of the Irish Government have only ever referred to the city as Derry.

Alan Shatter referred to "pipe bombs in Londonderry" when pushing through an extension of anti-terrorist laws in the Dáil.

And he later came back to the issue in the chamber and defending using Londonderry:

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