Paddy Doherty


Age: 89

Northern Irish veteran civil rights activist and vice chairman of the Derry Citizens Defence Association who had played a major role in the events of August 1969 which culminated in the Battle of the Bogside and was a leading figure in Free Derry in the years following its establishment.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: 1926

Died: January 7, 2016

Derry, Northern Ireland