Today Cllr Martin Reilly, Mayor of Derry, helped unfurl the flag of the European Walled Towns, as part of the preparations for next week’s Historic Towns- Walled Towns Symposium. Included in the photograph with Mayor Reilly in front of Derry’s Walls at Magazine Gate are Marie Lynch, Symposium Co-ordinator, Eamonn Deane, Director, Holywell Trust, Tony Monaghan Economic Development Officer, DCC, Alastair Ross, Project Officer, DCC. Photo ©Lorcan Doherty. Last year’s symposium was held in the walled town of Gmünd in Austria, where Derry City Council successfully bid for the opportunity to host the 2013 event. Information on the symposium and how to register here.