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 […]

Opry le Daniel experience a dream come true for Sinead

SINEAD Black admits that the build-up to a dream performance at Opry le Daniel could have gone a lot smoother. After all, it’s not every night that you get to sing on stage with Daniel O’Donnell himself. So losing her voice in the days before the concert was not part of the plans. Advertisement But […]

Young schoolgirl attacked in ‘hate crime’ in Derry

MAYOR of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Sandra Duffy has condemned the recent hate crime attack on a young schoolgirl in Derry’s city centre. Mayor Duffy said the incident was shocking and appealed to anyone with information or who witnessed the attack to contact the PSNI. Mayor Duffy said: “As a mother of […]

Overnight Derry fire being treated as arson

Police in Derry are appealing for information and witnesses to a fire in a derelict building in Gransha Park in the Waterside during the early hours of this morning.  The blaze was reported to police at 1.25am and has now been brought under control and extinguished. The building has sustained significant structural damage and, at […]

Derelict building on fire in Derry

 Northern Ireland Fire Rescue Service are currently dealing with a fire at a derelict building in Gransha Park this morning. Residents are urged to be aware of subsequent dust/smoke, and to please keep doors and windows closed. Motorists are advised of disruption in the area.

Long overdue date for opening of A6 Derry to Dungiven road

SDLP Infrastructure Spokesperson Mark H Durkan has welcomed a date for the opening of the A6 road scheme after a number of delays.   The road is set to open to motorists on Thursday afternoon making the journey from Donegal to Belfast quicker.  Mr Durkan said the Department for Infrastructure must now turn their attentions […]