Police appeal for witnesses to Derry bookies robbery

Detectives from Strand Road Criminal Investigation Division (CID) investigating a robbery in the Waterside this morning, Thursday 25, are appealing for witnesses. At approximately 9.30am a masked man entered a bookmakers on Church Brae and confronted a staff member with what is reported to have been a firearm. The suspect left just minutes later, taking […]

Contractor appointed to deliver the Bay Road Bridge and Greenway project

Plans to deliver the Bay Road Bridge project moved a step closer today with the appointment of a contractor to deliver the £2m project.   F.P. McCann Ltd. have been tasked with delivering the major scheme which will see a 63m, single span foot and cycle bridge delivered across the Penny Burn, near Fort George, as […]

40th Waterside Half Marathon confirmed for September

THE 40th edition of the Waterside Half Marathon takes place on Sunday September 3. To mark the landmark event, Mayor of Derry and Strabane, Councillor Sandra Duffy, recently reunited the original founders of the 1981 race including Helen Smyth, Carmel McCallion, Charlie Large, Mickey McDermott, Terry Watt and Gerry Craig for an anniversary lunch in […]

Victim of fatal road collision in Buncrana named

THE pedestrian who died following a road traffic accident in Buncrana has been named locally as Rebecca Browne.  Ms Browne, from the Galliagh area of Derry, was struck by a Garda Patrol car at around 3.15am on Sunday Morning. The collision occurred near the entrance of Ludden beach on the outskirts on Buncrana town. Advertisement […]

Man arrested after drugs seized in Derry

POLICE in Derry seized suspected Class B drugs from a vehicle in Galliagh yesterday evening, Thursday May 18. Ballyarnett Neighbourhood Policing Team officers made the detection in the Slievemore Park area at around 6.30pm while on mobile patrol. As they passed a parked vehicle they were alerted to a man who got out of it. […]

Man arrested following house fire in Derry

A MAN has been arrested following a house fire in Derry last night. From enquiries so far, it’s understood a bin was set on fire at the back of the property on Chamberlain Street with the blaze spreading to the house. No one was in the house at the time, and no injuries have been […]

Rory Gallagher resigns as Derry GAA senior manager

DERRY GAA have tonight confirmed  Rory Gallagher’s resignation as manager. Derry GAA issued the following statement to the media tonight: “Derry GAA can today confirm Rory Gallagher has stepped down as the county’s senior football manager. Advertisement “Ciaran Meenagh will assume the role for the rest of the 2023 season. “Derry GAA will be making […]

Rory Gallagher steps back as Derry manager

RORY Gallagher has announced his decision to step back as the manager of the Derry senior intercounty football team. It comes in the wake of allegations made by his estranged wife Nicola on social media earlier this week. In a statement released this evening, Gallagher, who previously managed Donegal said, “I have advised Derry GAA […]

Gallagher responds to domestic abuse allegations

FORMER Donegal manager Rory Gallagher has issued a statement following allegations of domestic abuse posted by his estranged wife Nicola on social media on Tuesday evening. In a statement through his solicitors, Gallagher, who now manages Derry, said: “I have been made aware of a social media post by my estranged wife Nicola Gallagher in […]

New campaign encourages people to enjoy a taste of home

LOCAL people are being encouraged to explore the beauty of Derry and Donegal as part of a newly launched cross-border tourism campaign. The Best of the North West campaign showcases the many wonderful attractions located right on our doorstep, led by Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council, working in partnership with Visit […]