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‘Wild west scenes’ as man is shot in Garvagh

A shooting incident in Garvagh early on Sunday morning has been described as ‘like the wild west’ by the SDLP’s Assembly member for the area.

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Limavady United player manager Paul Owens.

IRISH LEAGUE: United boss fuming after heavy loss to Championship leaders

Limavady United player/manager Paul Owens: “Disappointing result and performance isn’t even close to how I feel after the game, I told the boys that I’m embarrassed, we can look for excuses and I don’t know if it’s a soft centre but this has been coming.

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Ballyclare Comrades Adam Gray (red) scored a brace at Limavady United.

IRISH LEAGUE: Comrades easily see off United

Limavady United 3-5 Ballyclare Comrades
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Inishowen houses to be sold in BidX1 auction

Inishowen houses to be sold in BidX1 auction

A detached three bedroom bungalow in Malin with an asking price of just €50,000 is among at least 13 local residential and commercial properties that will be auctioned by BidX1 in an online sale next week.

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Two pronged approach needed to combat drugs

Two pronged approach needed to combat drugs

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has welcomed a series of recent drugs seizures in the Derry area but has also warned that a two-pronged approach is needed to properly tackle the misuse of drugs in the city.

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Government analysing impact of seals on Foyle salmon

A new report on the impact seals are having on the salmon and trout population in the Foyle will be published in the New Year, according to the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht in the South.

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24 firms Scattr 
Christmas cheer
through new App

24 firms Scattr Christmas cheer through new App

Twenty-four local businesses are giving away gifts in the lead up to Christmas through Derry’s own digital advent calendar through Scattr, a mobile application firm operating from Bishop Street

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Summer Crossan-Condren pictured with her sisters Molly, left, and Roisin. DER4917-144KM

Cannabis oil delivers festive cheer for Derry family

A brave Derry girl battling a rare form of epilepsy that two years ago was inflicting 120 bouts of seizures a day on her small frame is this year looking forward to a happy Christmas after a course of cannabis oil dramatically transformed her life.

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The Priests

Win tickets to see The Priests at the Everglades Hotel

The Derry Journal has teamed up with the Everglades Hotel to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Priests singing live on Wednesday 13th December.

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SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins

Vigilance call after vehicle stolen and set alight

SDLP Councillor Angela Dobbins has urged local people to be vigilant following the theft of a car from the Thornhill Park area of Culmore.

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Visit Derry General Manager Odhran Dunne.  (2701JB60)

Tourism in Derry could bring 1,000 more jobs over seven years

Derry’s growing status as an international destination could see a further 1,000 tourism-related jobs being created by 2025, Visit Derry has said.

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The bloodied trainer belonging to the shooting victim.

Shooting victim’s bloodied trainer image released by police

Police in Derry have issued a shocking image of a bloodied trainer belonging to a man who was shot in the ankle in a paramiltary-style assault last night.

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COMPETITION: Win a Festive Afternoon Tea for two at the Everglades Hotel

COMPETITION: Win a Festive Afternoon Tea for two at the Everglades Hotel

The Derry Journal has teamed up with the Everglades Hotel to give readers the chance to win a delightful Festive Afternoon Tea for two.

Lifestyle
Derry's Kathleen McCann, Mary Nelis and Pius McNaught are featured in the calendar.

Artist behind new ‘Blanket Protest’ Calendar to hold signing in Derry

The man behind a new calendar featuring local people directly impacted by the Blanket protest will arrive in Derry tomorrow for a signing session at Checkpoint Charlie.

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Garda and PSNI officer conducting a checkpoint in Bridgeend at the launch of the Cross Border Anti Drink Driving Campaign on Tuesday last. Photo- Clive Wasson

PSNI and Gardai in cross-border drink-drive Christmas crackdown

The PSNI and Gardai in Donegal gathered at the border at Bridgend this week to launch their annual cross-border Christmas drink driving campaign.

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The busy Buncrana Road.

Progress on main Derry-Donegal route dualling project welcomed

Sinn Féin Councillor Tony Hassan has welcomed work on a new junction strategy and environmental surveys in connection with a proposed carriageway along the Buncrana Road.

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The latest image taken by a traffic camera on the Glenshane Pass shortly before midday on Friday.

Glenshane Pass could see up to 20cm of snow on Friday

The Glenshane Pass could see up to 20 centimetres of snowfall on Friday, according to the Met Office.
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The War Memorial in the Diamond, Derry. DERR3715GS099

War of words breaks out over War Memorial

Councillors in Derry have clashed over who is responsible for refurbishing the City’s War Memorial.

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Archbishop Eamon Martin.

More Irish ‘living without any reference to God’

Increasing numbers of Irish people are living their lives without any reference to God, Archbishop Eamon Martin has said.

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