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St Patrick’s Day: Legenderry Food Festival

St Patrick’s Day atmosphere hotting up in the city

CCTV camera decision is a ‘retrograde step’

CCTV camera decision is a ‘retrograde step’

The PSNI decision to cut its funding for Londonderry’s CCTV has been branded a “retrograde and short-sighted” decision.

Bishop Street courthouse.

Man jailed for five months harrassing his neighbour

A man who breached a court order by harassing his neighbour has been jailed for five months.

A truck passes a Brexit billboard in Jonesborough, Co. Armagh, on the northern side of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Photo by Niall Carson/PA Wire

Border infrastructure not needed: Campbell

DUP MP Gregory Campbell has said the report published by the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Westminster reinforces that there will not be infrastructure at the border with the Republic of Ireland when the UK leaves the EU.

David Gray.

Tribute to WW11 veteran David Gray

Staunch RAF Association member, David Gray, passed away recently whilst in residence at Knockagh Lodge Residential Home, aged 97.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council Joan Baird pictured with sponsors and Johnston Press Staff at the Launch of the People of the Year Awards 2018 INCR10-18 001BW

Who will be the People of the Year?

The countdown is on to find the winners of the inaugural Causeway Coast and Glens People of the Year Awards.

Roadworks begin on the Belt Road

Roadworks begin on the Belt Road

A £106,000 resurfacing and reconstruction scheme are beginning on the C516 Belt Road, Londonderry on Monday.

Wrap up warm for St Patrick’s Day

Wrap up warm for St Patrick’s Day

Derry City and Strabane District Council has advised those intending to participate or attend tomorrow’s St Patrick’s Day Spring Carnival celebrations in Derry or Strabane to wrap up warm as weather conditions are expected to be extremely cold and windy.

A full line-up of events including parades in both Derry and Strabane and the two-day Legenderry Food Festival have been organised by Derry City and Strabane District Council over the weekend however high winds are expected for a period tomorrow and extremely cold temperatures throughout the day, that could potentially result in some minor changes to the planned schedule.

Council event organisers are monitoring the weather conditions on a regular basis and any change to the arrangements will be communicated through our social media channels.

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Maolíosa McHugh speaking ahead of the weekend’s celebrations said that he was looking forward to a fantastic weekend of celebration and encouraged the public to come along and support the events.

“There is a great line-up of activities taking place in both Derry and Strabane over the next few days and I am hoping people will come along and support them. St Patrick’s Day is a fantastic occasion and I am really looking forward to be part of the celebrations. I would encourage anyone taking part or attending the events to make sure they wrap up well against the elements and regularly check our facebook and twitter pages in the event of any changes to the schedule,” he said.

Full details of what is happening on St Patrick’s Day in Derry and Strabane is available via

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Coroner asks for report into Allen investigation

Donegal coroner Dr Denis McCauley has asked for a report on the Garda investigation into the murder of Andrew Allen in Buncrana in 2012.


Paramilitary Crime Task Force seizes INLA evidence in Londonderry raids

Officers from the Paramilitary Crime Task Force conducted a number of planned searches in the Londonderry area onWednesday, 14 March in relation to ongoing INLA activity.

St Columb's Park, Derry.

Disc golf makes debut in St Columb’s Park

St Columb’s Park is being turned into Northern Ireland’s first permanent Disc Golf course from next weekend, March 24.

Students on North West Regional College's Princes Trust Training programme present a cheque for �250, and gardening equipment, to Model Primary School principal Michelle Ramsey, and local mum Ann Marie Coyle who is raising money for a sensory unit at the school. Also included are Conor Hassan and Sean Curran, North West Regional College.

NWRC students lend a neighbourly hand

Students taking part in North West Regional College’s 12 week Prince’s Trust Team Programme have raised £250 for a new sensory room at Model Primary School.


WATCH: Brave four-year-old girl walks again after being knocked down

A brave young girl who was knocked down in Londonderry last month is already taking her first steps to recovery.

Nathan Hastings

Dissident republican prisoner fails to overturn mobile phone ban

A dissident republican prisoner has lost a High Court battle over a policy banning access to solicitors’ mobile phone numbers.

TV LIcensing

8,000 TV Licences due for renewal in NI

Almost 8,200 households in Northern Ireland could save money by renewing their TV Licence on time by 31 March, TV Licensing has announced today.

Bought pizza with bank card he had found in the street

Bought pizza with bank card he had found in the street

A man with a lengthy criminal record claimed he found a bank card on a Larne street and thinking his “luck was in”, used it at Winemark and to get pizza by using the ‘contactless’ payment feature.

The scene at Bridgend, on the Donegal / Londonderry border following a fatal accident in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Man killed in weekend road collision is named

The man killed in a road traffic collision in Donegal on Saturday night has been named.
Karol Kelly.

Funeral held for man, 35, killed in early morning stabbing

A funeral has been held for a 35-year-old father-of-five who was stabbed to death during an altercation in Londonderry last week.

Carlisle Road in the city centre.

Attempted hijacking in broad daylight in city centre

Detectives at Strand Road are appealing for information following an attempted hijacking in broad daylight in the city centre.

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