Patrick Laurence Doherty (1926 – 7 January 2016), better known as Paddy 'Bogside' Doherty, was a Northern Irish activist from Derry, known for his activism in rebuilding the city after The Troubles. As vice-chairman of the Derry Citizens Defence Association Doherty 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. A carpenter and builder by trade, he later worked with the Irish Foundation for Human Development in Derry and founded the Inner City Trust.
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