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‘Totally new rail approach not needed after delays’

Rail Minister Chris Hazzard has rejected a suggestion by DUP MLA George Robinson that Translink should revisit its strategy for minimising delays on the Derry to Belfast line following a series of teething problems to a new signalling system before Christmas.

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Derry's Neil Forester sets up an Oak Leaf attack against Monaghan at the Athletic Grounds. 

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McKENNA CUP: Superb Kielt goal sets Derry up for Tyrone decider

Derry 2-12, Monaghan 1-13

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Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

Minister ‘very confident’ bypass will go ahead

Despite the political uncertainty at Stormont and a fresh election in March, the scheme to build a bypass in Dungiven will go ahead.

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Finance Minister to meet with parties on 'no-hiding-place inquiry' into RHI

Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir is to meet with political parties tomorrow to discuss the Public Inquiry into the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) Scheme.

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Richard Caldwell, Danske Bank Managing Director of Personal Banking, Stephen Black, Chairman of the Schools Committee and Ulster Rugby President John McKibbin make the drawn for the Danske Bank Schools' Cup fourth round

RUGBY: Draw made for Danske Bank Schools’ Cup fourth round

The top ranked teams in this year’s Danske Bank Schools’ Cup entered at the fourth round draw stage with two set to make their exit when the ties are staged on February 4.

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‘Many are in denial but it’s the first thing I tell people’

‘Many are in denial but it’s the first thing I tell people’

Seamus Mullan is joining the board of a new independent members’ organisation aimed at empowering people across the North, and will take part in a major health conference in the city next week.

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Institute goalkeeper Martin Gallagher produced a number of top saves at Newforge.

IRISH LEAGUE: Disappointing Stute lose again

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Intense talks will be needed to save power-sharing and Stormont House and ‘Fresh Start’ were the ‘Febreze’ option: Durkan

Intense talks will be needed to save power-sharing and Stormont House and ‘Fresh Start’ were the ‘Febreze’ option: Durkan

Senior politicians from both sides of the divide in Derry have warned Secretary of State James Brokenshire to be ready for the intense negotiations that will be needed to try to save meaningful power-sharing arrangements in the North after March 2.

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Paul Hughes.

Derry environment should be an election issue: activist

Community activist and campaigner, Paul Hughes, has expressed anger and frustration over what he described as the neglect of Derry’s environment and has urged voters to ask canvassers what they’re going to do to clean-up Mobuoy, safeguard the River Faughan, and improve local recycling rates, during the election campaign ahead.

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Neil Burns was in fine kicking form as City of Derry defeated Barnhall in AIL Division 2B.

AIL RUGBY: Derry defeat Barnhall to continue AIL resurgence

City of Derry 23, MU Barnhall 11

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‘Nothing suspicious found’ during security operation in Drumahoe

‘Nothing suspicious found’ during security operation in Drumahoe

Police in Foyle say nothing suspicious was recovered during a security operation in Drumahoe today (Saturday).

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First Minister Arlene Foster and Sinn Fein president, Gerry Adams.

Brexit will destroy Good Friday Agreement - Adams

The Good Friday Agreement will be destroyed if Theresa May succeeds in taking Northern Ireland out of the European Union, Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has said.

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The survivors of the Laurentic gathered at the Guildhall.

A tragedy of Titanic proportions off the Donegal coast

Wednesday will see the opening of a major new exhibition on the Laurentic at the Tower Museum in Derry.

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Tam Donlon , Mic�al Slu�ghain,Chairperson of Sinn F�in youth in Derry Caol�n McGinley and Senator Fintan Warfield, Chairperson of Sinn F�in Republican Youth in Ireland.

Hundreds expected at Sinn Féin Youth Congress in Derry

Sinn Féin Republican Youth are set to hold its 2017 National Youth Congress/ Comhdháil Náisiúnta in Derry next weekend.

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Michelle McIlveen

Minister tells young farmers they are 'leaders of tomorrow'

The Minister for Agriculture today told young farmers at an event in Cookstown that while prospects for agri-food are good they would be needed to help shape the sector's future.

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Students check out the new site.

Fresh new website for Limavady Grammar

In its 60th year on the Ballyquin Road, Limavady Grammar School showcased its new website to Year 8 pupils and staff last week.

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Ray Cossum pictured with the map of Donegal, off which lies the Laurentic shipwreck.

The Laurentic: 100 years on from an epic tragedy onboard the ‘gold ship’

Wednesday will mark the 100th anniversary of the day a ship laden with gold struck two mines laid by German forces off the coast of Donegal.

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Sharon Davidson, regional manager IVF campaign, Maeve McLaughlin, Raymond McCartney, Councillor Patricia Logue and Councillor Eric McGinley.

Call for IVF treatment counselling services

Sinn Féin in Derry has called for face-to-face counselling services in the west for couples going through IVF treatment here.

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