Christmas News
Odds on White Christmas slashed as North set to freeze

Odds on White Christmas slashed as North set to freeze

Bookmakers have cut the odds on there being a White Christmas in the North of Ireland in 2017.

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Christmas countdown sparks festive events

Christmas countdown sparks festive events

Christmas forests, markets and a festive sing-a-long will all feature over the next week as Derry celebrates the countdown to Christmas Day.

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Derry Christmas celebrations revealed

Derry Christmas celebrations revealed

Animations returning to Austins’ windows, a Christmas forest, robotic elfs and the return of the Sound of Light Procession will be among the highlights in Derry this festive season, it has been revealed.

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10,000 expected at City of Derry Airport

10,000 expected at City of Derry Airport

City of Derry Airport is expecting more than 10,000 people through its doors by the end of the festive period, the local travel hub has revealed.

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Star Wars and Thunderbirds set to top Christmas present lists

Star Wars and Thunderbirds set to top Christmas present lists

Star Wars and Thunderbirds are set to be the must-have toys for Christmas this year, according to industry experts.

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Enjoy the company that you’re in this Christmas

Enjoy the company that you’re in this Christmas

Very Rev. Francis Bradley, the Administrator of the Diocese of Derry, urges people to 
enjoy the company they’re 
in this Christmas.

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Christmas is the story 
of our redemption

Christmas is the story 
of our redemption

Rev. David Latimer, of First Derry Presbyterian Church, says Christmas is more than a winter’s tale of a baby born in a stable – it is, he insists, the story of our redemption.

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Reaching out across barriers that divide

Reaching out across barriers that divide

Church of Ireland Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, Dr. Ken Good, hopes people will 
continue to “extend a hand of friendship” in the next 
twelve months.

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Derry must continue to strive and shine in 2014

Derry must continue to strive and shine in 2014

Foyle MP Mark Durkan believes Derry can continue to strive and shine in 2014.

politics
Roll on another great year

Roll on another great year

Sinn Fein councillor Colly Kelly takes a look back at some of the highlights of 2013 and looks forward to the year ahead.

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