Body found in search for missing Galway man

A BODY has been recovered from a lake in Fanad during searches for missing Galway man Greg King. Greg was last seen the Fanad area around midnight on Sunday. It is understood he was visiting the area. Advertisement Following a social media appeal, searches had been ongoing in the area. Gardaí have now confirmed that […]

Revised route announced for 2023 Waterside Half Marathon

The 40th edition of the Waterside Half Marathon will see runners take on a challenging new route around both sides of the River Foyle after the race organisers announced a number of amendments to the course this week. A run through the recently opened Strathfoyle Greenway and a grandstand finish across the Peace Bridge and […]

 City of Derry Airport launches flights to Majorca and Portugal’s Algarve 

Travel Solutions, Northern Ireland’s leading tour operator, today announced their return to City of Derry Airport next summer with direct flights to Palma, Majorca and to Faro on Portugal’s Algarve. Peter McMinn, Travel Solutions Managing Director, said when making the announcement. “Our direct flights from City of Derry Airport have proven very popular with holiday […]

Police investigating car fire in Derry

POLICE in Derry are investigating a car fire in the Waterside area of the city during the early hours of yesterday, Monday July 24. A vehicle parked in the Fountain Hill area was gutted as a result of the blaze, which is believed to have occurred sometime between 4am and shortly after it was reported […]

Searches continuing in Fanad for missing man

SEARCHES are ongoing in Fanad after a Galway man who was visiting the area has been reported missing.  Greg King was last seen at midnight on Sunday in the Tria a Lough area. In a social media post, a friend of Greg’s asked people to check their land and any outbuildings. The post explained they […]

Woman dies in fatal house fire in Carrick area

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fatal house fire at a residence in the Carrick area at approximately 5am today, Monday. One woman aged in her 70s was pronounced deceased at the scene. The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination. Advertisement Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.  

Communities demand action after floods

By Róise Collins AS heavy rain battered down across the county on Saturday evening many homes and businesses held their breath and braced for what they feared was history repeating itself. Castlefinn, Raphoe and the surrounding area yet again felt the brunt of the unforgiving showers. In Raphoe alone it was reported that close to […]

Uniform pop-up shop aiming to ease financial burden for parents

A UNIQUE new School Uniform Swap Shop is aiming to ease the financial burden on parents who are facing expensive back to schools costs. Castlefin Uniform Swap Shop is a pop-up School Uniform Exchange where parents and children can donate all school uniform items they no longer need and pick up items they do need, for […]

Tourists ‘missing’ Downings due to lack of signage

THE lack of signage around Downings is resulting in some tourists ‘missing the town.’ That’s according to local councillor John O’Donnell who called on the council to erect additional signage on the Atlantic Drive to direct tourists to the main route to Downings. He said some tourists are going the wrong way and are missing […]

Civic reception for All Ireland finalists

ALL Ireland finalists Bonagee United Ladies are set to be honoured with a Civic Reception. At a recent Letterkenny Milford Municipal District meeting, Mayor Cllr Kevin Bradley proposed that a civic reception be held for the ladies who reached the final of the FAI Women’s amateur Cup Final. The talented group suffered a 6-1 defeat in […]