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 dangerous new tranquiliser is being used recreationally in Derry, a local MLA has warned.
Concert goers planning on travelling to Derry this weekend for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend are being advised to plan their journey well in advance and to avail of the additional rail and bus services that have been put in place.
17 year old Andrea* says being fostered by her grandparents was ‘life-changing’.
Several thousand people turned out in Guildhall Square in Derry this evening for the Bright Brand New Day event - and heard Martin Luther King III say that peace-building in Derry and Northern Ireland can have an impact around the globe.5 comments
Donegal Co. Council has confirmed it’s carrying out investigations into widespread flooding in Inishowen at the weekend while the chairman of Donegal IFA, PJ Monagle stated if half the farmers in the county were in trouble before the torrential rain they all are now.
This was the scene at the weekend when the cruise ship, Quest For Adventure, put down anchor in the Foyle Estuary at Carnagarve.
Buncrana based Garda chief Supt Kevin English is moving from Inishowen to Ballymote in Co. Sligo.
For the first time in history the Donegal flag was flying from the highest place on earth on Sunday morning last when Jason Black, from Letterkenny, became the first person from the county to climb Mount Everest.
Donegal North East TD, Padraigh MacLochlainn is calling for an indepdent inquiry into allegations that senior Gardai scrapped large numbers of penalty points without adequate explanation or supervision.
A concert at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre at the weekend went ahead despite there being just one person in the audience.1 comment
A Ballykelly woman whose garden was flooded with sewage after Saturday’s deluge of rain says an urgent long term solution is needed, writes Sheena Jackson.
An 11-year-old Limavady lad has described the moment he walked onto White Hart Lane as a Spurs mascot at the weekend as “fantastic”.
Mourners packed St. Patrick’s Church in Dungiven on Sunday to say their final goodbye to the former manager of the Derry senior hurling team, James O’Kane.
More than 200 parking tickets issued in Limavady over the last three years have gone unpaid, it has been revealed.
A 21-year-old man who subjected his girlfriend to a “horrifying and terrifying” assault will be sentenced later today.
A 42-year-old man has appeared in court accused of harassment.
A teenager who assaulted an elderly man as he helped a neighbour would “like to write a letter of apology to his victim,” a court has been told.
A man indecently assaulted a child he was babysitting over a decade ago, a court has heard.
A man who was caught driving while almost three times over the legal limit has been disqualified.
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Weather for Derry
Wednesday 22 May 2013
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