‘We are only as strong as we are united’

Relatives of those killed on Bloody Sunday and in the Claudy bombings have joined politicians, clergy, aid workers and campaigners for a special cross-community church service in Derry.

The border at Bridgend (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

Half of Brexit ‘Leave’ voters now unhappy

Around 90 per cent of Derry Journal readers think we are better off remaining within Europe - with one in six Brexiteers saying they would now change their vote.

Sinn Fein Councillor Colly Kelly.

Traffic survey under way in Eastway area of Creggan

Sinn Féin Councillor Colly Kelly has welcomed the news that a traffic survey is underway along Eastway Gardens leading to Demesne Avenue to look at need for additional traffic calming measures

Pic tured at the launch of the Ulster Architectural Heritage, Heritage Angel Awards at St. Augustine's Church are from left, Margaret Edwards, D&SCC; John Anderson UAH Vice-Chair; The Mayor Councillor Maol�osa McHugh Joe Mahon,  Nikki McVeigh, UAH CEO and David Johnston, Chair UAH. PIcture Martin McKeown.

Heritage Angel Awards launched

TV presenter and producer Joe Mahon has joined a host of dignitaries for the launch of the Heritage Angel Awards NI in Derry city centre.

Caleb with his cane.

Little Caleb finding his way with a little help from Guide Dogs team

Caleb Williamson’s mum describes him as a ‘crazy, loving, cheeky monkey’ with a passion for all things car- related.

The report sets out a plan for the reunification of Ireland.

North would benefit from reunification

A new report published today has laid out a ten-point plan for the reunification of Ireland after concluding that the Ireland north and south would benefit economically.

Members of the Darkness into Light Committee pictured with HURT representatives at the recent launch of the Derry Darkness into Light 5k Walk/Run which will take place on Saturday 12th May next at 03.45 from Sainsburys caf�. DER1618GS017

Darkness Into Light Derry Walk launched

Local people have been urged to join the Darkness Into Light walk in aid of both HURT and Pieta House.


Limavady firm confirms 30 new jobs after major contract

30 new jobs are being created by off-site construction manufacturer, FastHouse in Limavady.

St Columb's Park, Derry.

Call for more St. Columb’s Park wardens

Calls have been made for additional park wardens to patrol St. Columb’s Park following further reports of a mass gathering and underage drinking at the weekend.

The woman's photograph of the darkness outside her home.

Safety fears due to street lights out in Glenowen area

A Derry woman has said she fears for her safety if damaged street lights outside her home are not repaired.

Students pictured during the Speeches, Strikes and Struggles,  Schools Cross-Community Civil Rights Conference for organised by Derry City and Strabane District Council in the Guildhall. Picture Martin McKeown. 19.04.18

Students learn about Civil Rights Movement in Derry

Hundreds of local teenagers gathered in Derry yesterday for a special event commemorating the Civil Rights movement.

Former Derry City F.C. players and entrepreneurs Gareth and Ciara McGlynn.

Former ‘Candy Stripes’ couple achieving new goals in business

Former ‘Candy Striped’ couple Gareth and Ciara McGlynn have been scoring spectacular goals in the business world after reaching the finals of two prestigious national competitions.

The Buncrana Road in Derry.

Public to be asked views on Buncrana Road dualling

The Department of Infrastructure is to host an event in Derry over the coming weeks to showcase plans to dual the busy Buncrana Road from Pennyburn Roundabout to the border at Bridgend.

Sinn Fein Councillor Sandra Duffy.

‘Death drivers’ using back roads of Derry

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has again condemned those using the back roads of Derry for “death driving.”

(l-r) Christine Gilchrist, Riley (2), Jonah (4) and David Gilchrist

Autism NI stages Family Fun Day

Autism NI’s North West, Strabane& Castlederg Family Support Group hosted their ‘Making Sense of Autism’ Family Fun Day in the Guildhall, Derry recently.

Pictured at the International Fund for Ireland Board Meeting in Londonderry-Derry are Board Members (back row) Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Paddy Harte Dr Adrian Johnston (Chairman of the Fund) and (front row) Hilary Singleton, Dorothy Clarke, Billy Gamble and Allen McAdam. (Photo Lorcan Doherty)

Funding boost for three Derry, Donegal and Tyrone initiatives

Three community projects across the north west have been allocated over £700,000 between them by the International Fund for Ireland.

The late Kathleen McCrea

Remembering Kathleen at ‘Destined’ event

A special remembrance event will be held at Destined in Derry next week in memory of popular local woman, Kathleen McCrea.

Foyle Sinn Fein MLA Raymond McCartney

SF MLA rejects British Border Force plans

Sinn Féin MLA Raymond McCartney has rejected British Government plans to hire British Border Force officials to monitor the border in Ireland as a result of Brexit.

Colum Eastwood

Eastwood to meet An Tánaiste and Secretary of State

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood will next week hold meetings with An Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Derry and with the Secretary of State Karen Bradley.

Some of Louise Walsh's drawings of local factory women in 1991.

Derry Factory Girls drawings to be showcased at Void

An exhibition by the artist behind Derry’s long-awaited Factory Girls sculpture based around her drawings and recordings of local factory women in Derry in the early 1990s and 2000s will be launched in the city tomorrow.

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