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Martin to don Santa suit for annual vigil in memory of son Christopher

A Derry man whose son died of Malaria in 2006 is to embark on a month long vigil in memory of his son to raise money for a local charity.

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Playwright Brian Foster with the cast/crew of A Miracle in Donegal. From left are Martin Bradley, Shaunsy Coyle, Kathy Deehan and Eoghan McBride. Front are Ashton Murphy and Sarah McCallion.

‘A Miracle in Donegal’ - laugh, cry and have a brilliant night out

Three priests, a housekeeper and a Highland Radio 
presenter.

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An example of one of the scam messages

Warning over scam WhatsApp supermarket money-off messages

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers' for supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and M&S.

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Outer North Community Workers pictured with Drink Wise Age Well members.

‘Drink Wise Age Well’ in Derry’s Outer North area

Community Groups and organisations from Derry’s Outer Nort area have been working in partnership with ‘Drink Wise Age Well’ in a bid to encourage local people aged 50 and over to make healtheri choices around alcohol.

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Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement is back!

Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement is back!

The popular Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement will take place in Derry next month.

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OFFICIAL CUT. . . .Deputy Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John Boyle cuts the ribbon to officially open the new Sixth Form Extension at St. Joseph�"s Boys School. Mr. Boyle is a former pupil at the school. Included are Mr Damien Harkin, principal, Siobhan McIntyre, Chair of Board of Governors, Tony Brennan and John McLaughlin, Board of Govenors, Darren O�"Hagan, Head Boy, school chaplain Fr. Patrick Lagan, senior teaching staff and senior sixth form students.

St Joseph’s Sixth Form Centre opens

After many years of planning the new Sixth Form extension at St. Joseph’s Boys’ School was officially opened when Deputy Mayor and past pupil, Councillor John Boyle cut the ribbon on Friday last.

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A bittersweet goodbye for Siobhan after 36 happy years at Altnagelvin

A bittersweet goodbye for Siobhan after 36 happy years at Altnagelvin

As a trainee nurse in Altnagelvin Hospital in 1981, Siobhan Glenn openly admits being petrified during her first hours on the ward.

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These days saying I do comes with a hefty price tag (Photo: Shutterstock)

REVEALED: How much it costs to get married in the North

A recent survey of 4,000 brides has found that the average cost of a wedding is now £27,161.

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TOURIST ATTRACTION. . . .The Bogside Murals. 3003JM90

Bogside Artists’ murals to be lit up at night after funding approved

The Bogside Artists’ People’s Gallery is to be lit up at night after funding for the project was endorsed by local councillors.

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North West Regional College has been shortlisted for a CIPR award for their recent marketing campaign 'Start Here Go Anywhere.'  From left are: Conor McGurgan, Marketing and PR Manager, Erin Hutcheon, Marketing and PR Officer, Geri Martin, PR and Events Officer,  Mark O'Neill, Marketing Administrative Officer, Eileen Kelly, Web and Print Designer, and Colm Bradley, Digital Marketing Officer.  Picture by Martin McKeown

NWRC Marketing Team up for major award

North West Regional College (NWRC) has been shortlisted for a Public Relations award at the 2017 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards.

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IN PICTURES: St. Mary's College Formal 2017

There was glitz and glamour aplenty at the St. Mary's College Formal this year.

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Joel Dommett for Millennium Forum

Joel Dommett for Millennium Forum

Comedian and ‘I’m a Celebrity Get me Out of Here’ star Joel Dommett is appearing in Derry’s Millennium Forum on Saturday coming, September 7.

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Spellbinding ‘Blood Upon The Rose’ brings Forum to its feet

Spellbinding ‘Blood Upon The Rose’ brings Forum to its feet

The audience of the Millennium Forum took to its feet on Sunday evening for the finale of the fantastic musical drama ‘Blood Upon The Rose.’

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Friday’s Child: Paula McIntyre

Friday’s Child: Paula McIntyre

This week’s Friday’s Child is Paula McIntyre, food writer, broadcaster, one of Northern Ireland’s best loved chefs and Director of Slow Food NI, who will be returning to the city to take part in the Slow Food Festival next weekend.

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Teachers at St Columbs College check out the schools new mobile app. From left are  Leane McShane, Mary Jo OCarolan, Stacey Beattie and Leanne McErlaine.

St. Columb’s College launch mobile app

St. Columb’s College has just launched a new mobile app to communicate with its pupils, staff, parents and past pupils.

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Connor Grant and Ronan Stewart, founders of RoCo whose salon now includesa Brew Bar. PIcture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com. 06.06.16

RoCo lead by example in promoting principles of recycling

Derry City and Strabane District Council are supporting Recycle Week this week by hosting a number of events to encourage the public to make a conscious effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Jim and Mary McCallion.

Mary McCallion: a special wee woman

‘A wee woman, but a big light.’ This was how Fr. Joe Gormley described Mary McCallion (87), from Creggan, who passed away last week.

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Culmore Primary School all set to celebrate 150th anniversary

Culmore Primary School all set to celebrate 150th anniversary

On Friday, October 6th Culmore Primary School mark its 150th anniversary with a celebration dinner in Pitchers’ Restaurant at the Foyle Golf Centre.

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