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The mother of a Derry toddler who “almost drowned” after falling into a water-filled trench on a Galliagh housing estate has praised the eight year- old schoolgirl who “saved his life”.
One of the proudest days of the 2013 Earhart International Festival - the 2013 Earhart Medal of Achievement awards in Guildhall Square - almost ended in controversy yesterday when Amelia Earhart’s famous Lockheed Vega 5B aeroplane narrowly escaped getting a parking ticket!1 comment
Derry pilgrims who are to travel to the renowned holy city of San Giovanni have just received the news that the body of Saint Pio is to put on permanent display in the city’s basilica.
Northern Ireland’s Attorney General is to appeal a High Court ruling that no inquest can be held into the death of a stillborn child, it emerged today.
A man who assaulted his “vulnerable” girlfriend with a stiletto shoe has been jailed for three and a half years.
A group of journalists from Germany and Switzerland have visited Derry as part of a tourism drive to encourage more visitors from central Europe.
I found it very interesting to note that there wasn’t too much fuss or, indeed, controversy following the Roberto Mancini sacking as Manchester City boss early last week.
Everton and Republic of Ireland star, Darron Gibson will officially launch the 2013 Hughes Insurance Foyle Cup at the Tower Hotel this Thursday.
Dungiven southpaw, Paul McCloskey has launched a broadside at former foe, Amir Khan after the Bolton boxer claimed this week to have set his sights on Floyd Mayweather Jr.!
Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh - all names that bring to mind flying kicks, running on water and fighting skills beyond human capability.
The first quarter-final in the Pat Harkin Summer Cup will be staged tonight (Tuesday) when Brandywell Harps take on new favourites, Telstar Colts at 7.00 p.m.
Derry sprinter, Jason Smyth was left frustrated with his latest display on the track as his hopes of a quick 100 metres outing were dashed when he finished fifth in 10.67 seconds at a meeting in Orlando, Florida on Saturday.
Screams of delight and frenzied applause greeted Britain’s got Talent star Jordan O’Keefe when dropped into St Mary’s College for an hour-long performance.
It’s a production the New York Times has described as ‘epic’ and the Daily Telegraph said everyone should see, and it is coming to An Grianan in Letterkenny, complete with Derry actress Judith Roddy in one of the lead roles.
Inspired singer-songwriter Denise Hagan, who believes angels have blessed her life, will perform at a special Derry concert this Friday, May 24, showcasing her unique music that has attracted fans, and sceptics, across the world.
Derry has beaten off strong competition from more than 1,400 entries from all over Ireland to make the final five in “The Irish Times” Best Place to Holiday in Ireland competition.
Outside Derry’s Playhouse on Tuesday builders were working on Artillery Street. Inside the building young people were busy rehearsing and the intercom was steadily broadcasting announcements.
In the lead up to Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Rick Edwards presents BBC Three’s debate show Free Speech, live from Derry on Wednesday, 22nd May with an audience of 120 people aged 18-25.1 comment
With her hair dyed bright pink, teacher Maire Cassidy certainly made an impression when she joined the hundreds of ladies taking part in the recent Brides Across the Bridge event in aid of the Foyle Hospice.
Sainsbury’s Active Kids Scheme has donated more than £1 million of equipment and materials to schools, clubs and organisations in Northern Ireland since it’s launch in 2005.
Health promotion chiefs are urging people in Derry to be aware of the risks that alcohol and drugs can pose to mental health.
A local project has helped educate more than 13,000 disadvantaged women.
A pupil from Foyle College has won the second annual RiverRidge Recycling ‘Make Art Not Waste’ competition in the Derry City council area.
Former nurses who trained in Altnagelvin in the 1960s will be holding a reunion in Derry in the summer.
Ilex, the urban regeneration company for Derry, together with Derry City Council, has helped transform Ballyarnet Country Park to create new events spaces.
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