NWRC graduate Niamh turns up the volume in New York City

A NORTH West Regional College (NWRC) graduate who set her sights on a career in Theatre Sound Design while at Strand Road campus, has just finished opening a show on Broadway working alongside many talented Theatre professionals including Oscar winning actor Eddie Redmayne in New York. Niamh Gaffney has been working on Cabaret at the […]

Special walk in memory of woman struck by garda car in Donegal

by Louise Doyle FAMILY, friends and work colleagues of a young woman who died after being struck by a garda in Donegal almost one year ago have taken part in a special walk in her memory. The 21-year-old hairdresser, from Derry, had been out for the night in Donegal when she was hit by a garda car at […]

Funeral arrangements of Derry hill-walker announced

By Dionne Meehan THE funeral of a Derry hill-walker, who died in Donegal at the weekend, is set to take place on Thursday in St. Mary’s Church, Creggan at 11am. Brian Campbell, of 42 Woodbrook West, died following a fall while he was walking in the Poisoned Glen area of Dunlewey on Saturday, April 20. […]

Man who died while hill walking in Donegal is named

A MAN has died following a fall while he was hill walking in Donegal on Saturday, April 20. The Derry man, aged in his 50s, has been named locally as Brian Campbell. Gardaí and local rescue services were notified of an incident involving two hill walkers at the Poisoned Glen area of Dunlewey around 1pm […]

Donegal TD insists A5 road upgrade has to be prioritised

BY JEROME HUGHES DONEGAL TD Pearse Doherty is demanding that the A5 road upgrade is prioritised following the restoration of the Northern Ireland Executive, describing the route as “critical infrastructure”. The A5 connects Derry with Strabane, Omagh, and Aughnacloy in Tyrone. Advertisement Just south of Aughnacloy lies the border with the Republic, where the A5 […]

Antiques Roadshow returns to Derry for second instalment this Sunday

Popular BBC show the Antiques Roadshow will make a welcome return to Derry on Sunday evening for the second instalment of their visit to Ebrington Square. The show, which was filmed in July of this year, invited local people to raid their attics and bring along any heirlooms or items that helped tell the story […]

‘Despite the darkness there is a lot of good going on around us’

In his Christmas message, the Church of Ireland Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, Rt Rev Andrew James Forster said the peace of Christ is the greatest gift any of us could wish for at this time. Bishop Forster said our TVs are filled with images of carnage and bloodshed in Ukraine, Gaza and Israel. Add […]

Suspected petrol bomb used to start car fire in Derry

POLICE in Derry are investigating a car fire in the city last night, 25 September. Inspector Robb of Ballyarnett Neighbourhood Policing Team said, “This incident occurred on Drumleck Drive, and it’s believed this occurred sometime between 7pm yesterday evening and the time it was reported to police at 8.40pm. “From our enquiries to date, it’s […]