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Quiz fanatic Gareth on a roll on C4 game show

Ballykelly quiz fanatic Gareth Peoples was flying the flag for the north-west this week when he scored success on what’s known as one of the toughest TV game shows.

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The launch night for the Fleadh in Granny Annie's in Limavady last week.

Limavady set for Fleadh-tastic times

Thousands of people are expected in Limavady this weekend for the 2017 County Derry Fleadh, an event organisers say provides a great opportunity to show the town at its very best.

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Sinn Fein councillor Brenda Chivers.

Speed concerns on busy road to Dungiven

A Sinn Fein councillor has called on police to conduct an operation that “could possibly save a life” on a busy stretch of road leading to Dungiven.

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SDLP East Derry candidate Stephanie Quigley

SDLP select Quigley to run in East Derry

SDLP councillor Stephanie Quigley has been selected to represent the party in the forthcoming Westminster Election.

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Annual ‘Walk for Diabetes’ at Benone beach

Limavady Support Group is hosting their popular Walk for Diabetes at Benone Beach this weekend and urges the public to join them.

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Just one ticket was issued in Dungiven in the first quarter of 2017

Colr: No need for traffic wardens in Dungiven

A Sinn Fein councillor believes there is no need for traffic wardens in Dungiven after figures revealed only one parking ticket was issued in the town during the first three months of this year.

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The information session is on June 6 from 11am until 1pm.

Local charity Kinship Care NI comes to Limavady

Are you a grandparent, sibling, aunt, uncle or family friend caring for a relatives child full time? Would you like advice and support?

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Leo McCloskey, HOPE Limavady with Monsignor Bryan McCanny, Orla Ward from ONeills and Colly Hartin from Cohesion Computer Systems and the Case family.

Places for HOPE camp fill up inside four hours

The phenomenal success of HOPE Limavady shows no signs of abating, with all 300 places for the faith-based camp filled in four hours.

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Nelson McGonagle (second left) presents a cheque totalling �4000 to terry McNamee from  MS (Foyle) and Malcolm Stuart from Macmillan Cancer at Roe Park Hotel. Also pictured is Margaret McGonagle.

Limavady man uses his love of old photos for charity

Limavady man Nelson McGonagle has been collecting photos of people and places in the Roe Valley for the last 10 years.

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Colr Nicholas Crossan giving a rendition of  The Hills of Donegal at the Scoil Mhuire sponsored Inishowen Senior Citizen Christmas lunch at the Inishowen Gateway Hotel on Friday last. DER4816GS069

An Post Rás arrives in Buncrana tomorrow

The An Post Rás kicked off on Sunday, and stage four of the top sporting event will stop off in Inishowen tomorrow.

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SEAI One Good Idea Finals.
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Success for Scoil Mhuire students at national awards

Students from Scoil Mhuire Buncrana have scooped a top prize in the SEAI One Good Idea awards.

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Leo Veradkar T.D. and Joe McHugh T.D.meet with Finn Gael Member from Inishowen Mickey Doherty  on Friday night in Gweedore  Photo Brian McDaid

Minister McHugh is backing Varadkar for leadership

Minister and Donegal TD Joe McHugh has announced he is backing Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar to be the next Taoiseach.

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Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

Calling all buskers! It’s time for Summer Jamm

As Summer Jamm returns to Strabane next month, festival organisers are reminding performers and musicians that they could be in with a chance of winning up to £1,000 in a busking competition on Saturday, June 10.

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Councillors condemn illegal dumping

Inishowen councillors have condemned continued illegal dumping at Tuesday’s meeting of the Inishowen Municipal District.

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The Foyle ferry in service during the summer of 2016. (File pic)

Foyle Ferry tender set to close at noon today

The re-issued tender for the Foyle Ferry service is set to close at noon today, but Inishowen councillors have expressed their concerns over the funding of the service.

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‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

‘Groundhog Day’ for school campus

An Inishowen councillor has confirmed that a seventh landowner in Buncrana has been approached to sell land to accommodate the proposed three school campus, potentially delaying the project further.

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Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

Niamh is An Post Rás queen 2017

An Post Rás is set to return to Buncrana this month, and the 2017 queen has been announced.

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The Urris hill fire on Monday. Photo by Emmet Curran & Adam Rory Porter at Windy Day Media.

Gorse fires are brought under control

The Donegal Fire Service has confirmed that as of 5pm on Wednesday, there were no wild fires burning in the county.

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Danielle’s family thank public for information

Danielle’s family thank public for information

The solicitor for the family of murdered Buncrana woman Danielle McLaughlin has extended thanks to those who provided information following a recent media appeal.

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Sinn Fein councillor Dermot Nicholl and former Sinn fein MLA Cathal O'hOisin

Sinn Fein’s Dermot Nicholl to stand in Westminster Election

A councillor from Greysteel is to stand as a Sinn Féin candidate in June’s general election.

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