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Ten photos of Derry we think you will like

Social media was awash with beautiful photos of a fog and sun covered Derry on Monday.

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Pictured at the launch event for Sippy Fest are Adam Lightbody (Urban Tonic), Brian Rainey (Sippy of Culture), Rachael Parkes (Dopey Dick Brewing Company), Kathy Coyle (Airporter), Connor Doherty (Sippy of Culture), Martina Rogers (Northbound Brewery), Ciaran Mulgrew, (Quiet Man Whiskey) and James Huey (Walled City Brewery)

Craft beer festival returns to Derry

The North West’s largest celebration of craft beers and spirits, Sippy Fest, returns to Derry on November 25 and 26.

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Caroline Stillman has resorted to making her own range of shoes - because she can't find any to fit her size 11 feet.

6ft4 woman with size 11 feet launches range of fashionable shoes

A woman who stands at 6ft 4ins tall has launched her own range of fashionable shoes - because she can't find any to fit her massive size 11 FEET.
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Jen Kelly is a world famous fashion designer.

Derry’s Jen Kelly to preview new collection at the Guildhall

Derry born Couture Designer, Jen Kelly, who has dressed presidents and princesses is set to give an exclusive preview of his 2017 collection at this years ‘Fashion Fest’ Fashion Show on Saturday November 19 in the historic Guildhall.

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Thrills and chills at the Tower Museum.

Tower of Terror in Derry this Halloween

The Tower Museum will see the awakening of some its most putrid and ghoulish residents who will roam freely around its exhibitions this Halloween.

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The Oktoberfest Derry 2016 tent erected in the car park next to the Peace Park.

Prost! Ocktoberfest and Slow Food Festival land in Derry

Thousands are expected to gather in Derry’s city centre this weekend to eat, drink and be merry as Oktoberfest and the Slow Food Festival come to town.

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Hats off to the 30th anniversary of Mad Hatter Day

Hats off to the 30th anniversary of Mad Hatter Day

In October 1986 a bunch of computer geeks came together in Boulder, Colorado to celebrate shared silliness inspired by the iconic illustrations of Alice In Wonderland’s Mad Hatter.

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Lady Gaga pictured in Belfast in 2011. Photo: Kelvin Boyce/Presseye

New Lady Gaga tracks get thumbs up from Derry fans

Lady Gaga fans from Derry and Donegal went into meltdown earlier today when the music star performed three tracks from her up-and-coming album ‘Joanne’ at a concert in America.

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Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

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WATCH - Buncrana pier hero honoured at Derry Journal People of the Year Awards

The man who saved the life of a baby during the Buncrana pier tragedy earlier this year was recognised for his heroics at the third annual Derry Journal People of the Year Awards in the Everglades Hotel on Thursday night.

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National Read a Book Day

Concise classics you can read in one day

In celebration of National Read A Book Day (Sep 6) we take a look at some classic short reads that you can easily breeze through in 24 hours or less.

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Pottermania at Foyleside

Pottermania coming to Foyleside

Harry Potter fans will be flocking to Foyleside from Saturday 23rd July until Sunday 31st July as the centre transforms into a magical world of wizardry to mark the release of the hotly-anticipated new Harry Potter book – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

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Derry City and Strabane District Council present Fashion Fest 2015 at St Columb's Hall.

 Style Academy model Sophia McKeever with a 2.5 stone python called Pscho performing 'Eden' to open Fashion Fest 2015 at St Columb's Hall.

In vogue- Fashion Fest ’16 gets funding

Derry’s Fashion Fest 2016 has been allocated £20,000 after being praised for giving young fashion and textile enthusiast the chance to shine.

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The Central Library. Foyle Street, Derry.

Derry Central Library cuts branded ‘mean and counter-productive’

Plans to slash opening hours at Derry Central’s Library have been branded ‘mean and counter-productive’.

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Ashleigh Coyle, organiser of Miss Derry. Pic:Ian West/PA Wire

Miss Derry 2016 contestants

Ashleigh Coyle is best known in Derry for her time on ‘Big Brother’ in 2014. She’s also a successful model.

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Hannah Vail with one of her designs.

Derry student showcases in fashion show

A Derry student will be among some of Northern Ireland’s future fashion designers who will showcase their latest designs next month as part of the hotly anticipated Ulster University Graduate Fashion Show.

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Derry Walls.

City Walls talk at new Siege Museum

Derry heritage activist Mark Lusby is to give the first in a new series of talks taking place at the city’s Siege Museum.

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PA Photo/Rankin.

Irvine Welsh’s home thoughts from abroad

As Trainspotting celebrates its 20th anniversary, writer Irvine Welsh tells Hannah Stephenson his thoughts on the long-awaited sequel, why Hollywood gives him more opportunity than the UK, and how Twitter trolls make ‘fabulous research’ for novelists

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Michael Logue, 1st Piano o-16 (Lecky Cup); 1st Instrumental Repertoire (George White Cup) & and Bursary o-16 at Feis Dhoire Cholmcille. DER1316MC107

Feis Doire Cholmcille Results: Thursday, March 31

All the results from Thursday’s competitions:

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2016 Talent Northwest winner Amy Meehan pictured receiving her award from judges Oliver Green, Margaret Keys, Bronagh Gallagher and Paddy Glasgow on Saturday night.

Talent North West: ‘An unbelievable display of talent’

Local schoolgirl, Amy Meehan (13) was crowned the Talent Northwest 2016 winner at a packed Millennium Forum on Saturday night - after what judge Bronagh Gallagher described as ‘an unbelievable display of talent’ from the north west area.

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