Derry and Strabane Council collect data on MICA homes

Derry City and Strabane District Council  has embarked on a data collection exercise to quantify the number of residents in the Council area whose properties have MICA. It follows a motion passed at a recent Council meeting calling on the local authority to “recognise the ongoing problem regarding MICA and the potential problems associated with […]

Councils join forces to celebrate the ‘Best of the North West’

The Best of the North West will be showcased widely over the coming weeks as part of an exciting new collaborative tourism campaign launched by Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council, working in partnership with Visit Derry and Donegal Tourism CLG. The £90,000 domestic marketing initiative will shine a light on […]

Bloody Sunday events to take place this weekend

A NUMBER of events will take place across Donegal this weekend to mark the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Sunday, including a vigil in Letterkenny. On January 30, 1972, thousands of people took part in a civil rights march in Derry to protest against the policy of internment without trial. Soldiers from the British army’s Parachute […]

Win a field in the Donegal Gaeltacht for £1

A FIELD is to be raffled on St Patrick’s Day to provide funds to build hurling and camogie facilities in Derry. Na Magha CLG have acquired the two-acre field outside Doochary and  is selling tickets to win the ‘pound field’. Club officials are asking gaels to support the only surviving hurling club in Derry city […]

Packie Bonner rallies for support for flood victims

  REPUBLIC of Ireland and Celtic legend Packie Bonner has made a heartfelt appeal to the people of Donegal, Derry and the Northwest to come out and fill the terraces of Maginn Park for the charity game between Finn Harps and Derry City (kick-off 8.00) on Friday night in aid of the Inishowen flood relief fund. […]

Reverend runs to raise funds

  Rev. Alison Gallagher, is running the Walled City Marathon in Derry on Sunday June 4th to raise funds to construct a new church and community hall in Moville, a town overlooking Lough Foyle on the Inishowen peninsula. In a city built in two valleys, she is taking on this difficult challenge to raise funds […]