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A son of Moville, the US Army and a mother’s World War I agony

EIMAR BARR was born and grew up in Moville in Inishowen. He is now retired in Pound Ridge, just north of New York City. He is currently researching and writing a book about his two granduncles, William James Barr and Hugh Barr, both from Moville, who fought and died in the First World War. What follows is Hugh’s story.

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Traffic calming planned.

Ratrunning clampdown at Nixon’s Corner and Lower Strand

Traffic calming measures are to be implemented on a busy country road to the south of the city to protect residents from the increasing number of vehicles effectively using the thoroughfare as a rat run.

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Tallies are taken at the count centre in Letterkenny

Donegal votes no to repeal of 8th Amendment - the only constituency to do so

Donegal has voted no to repealing the 8th Amendment, the only constituency to do so.

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Michelle McLaren, Judith McCann, Angela McGowan and Karen Mullan MLA cutting a cake at the Pink Ladies Big Lottery Award celebration day, earlier this week, in Bishop Street Community Centre. DER2118GS003

Pink Ladies receive £500k birthday boost as they step up cancer battle

For over a decade Derry’s Pink Ladies have pioneered a unique survivor-designed network for cancer sufferers and their families in an area of evident and growing need, writes Kevin Mullan.

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In the 1800s DuPont assisted many emigrants departing Derry Quay

In the 1800s DuPont assisted many emigrants departing Derry Quay

Thanks to Nate McIlhaney in the US, I’ve gained fresh insight into the story of emigration from Derry.

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Mayor of Derry and Strabane Council, Maol�osa McHugh, pictured with Northern Ireland Water's Len O'Hagan and Sara Venning and MLAs Mark H.Durkan and Gary Middleton during their recent visit to Derry.

Derry needs 30 million litres of clean drinking water - every day!

The Derry City area alone requires more than 30 million litres of clean drinking water every single day.

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Derry Girls

Derry Girls to feature on The Crystal Maze

The cast of the hit 1990s-set sitcom ‘Derry Girls’ have been lined up to appear in a celebrity special of another throwback to that halcyon era, ‘The Crystal Maze’.

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Logue says let there be light out the ‘line’ to improve accessibility

Logue says let there be light out the ‘line’ to improve accessibility

A lighting system akin to that which illuminates the Waterside greenway on the city’s East Bank should be installed out the ‘line’ to make the popular cycling and walking route more attractive and accessible for users, local Sinn Féin Councillor Patricia Logue has suggested.

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Tally keepers from both sides of the campaign at the count centre in Dublin's RDS as votes are counted in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution.

No campaigners concede defeat in Irish abortion poll

A major No campaign group has conceded defeat in Ireland’s historic abortion referendum after exit polls reported a landslide win for those advocating liberalisation.

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April 1982... Stephen McConomy's mother and younger brothers pictured at his funeral.

‘We hope new inquest will give us answers to why Stephen was killed’

The younger brother of Derry plastic bullet victim, Stephen McConomy, says a new inquest into his death could provide his family with the “answers we deserve.”

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The laneway at William Street during the clean-up.

Council steps up waste clean-up and enforcement at William Street

Indiscriminate dumping is having a hugely negative impact on people who live, work and shop in the William Street area of the city centre.

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Culmore residents view the NW Greenway plans at Hollybush PS.

Hundreds attend consultation events for Derry-Muff greenway

Almost 300 people attended consultation sessions this week to discuss plans for the Muff-Derry route of the North West Greenway Network.

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Seamus Leheny, policy & membership manager, Northern Ireland Freight Transport Association.

Hauliers warn tech solution unworkable

The hauliers’ association in the north has warned the British Government that technology at the border will not be a workable solution post-Brexit.

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Mitchel McLaughlin .

Honorary professorship for Mitchel McLaughlin

Former NI Assembly Speaker Mitchel McLaughlin has been awarded an honorary professorship by Queen’s University in Belfast.

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Bishop Street courthouse, Derry,

Assault accused refused bail

A man who sustained multiple facial fractures in an alleged assault was ‘unrecognizable’ to people who knew him a court has heard.

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DEFLATED . . . Derry City defender, Eoin Toal.

Kenny Shiels accepts Derry City must take 'justified criticism' after heavy loss

KENNY SHIELS accepts his side must take the 'justified criticism' after slumping to a demoralising defeat to Waterford at the Regional Sports Centre.

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Kenny Shiels 100th game in charge of Derry City ended in a 4-0 defeat to Waterford.

Sluggish Derry City slump to heavy defeat in Waterford

Waterford 4, Derry City 0

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‘Londonderry’ trumps
‘Derry’ on new A6

‘Londonderry’ trumps ‘Derry’ on new A6

The Permanent Secretary at the Department of Infrastructure (DfI) Peter May has confirmed that ‘Londonderry’ will be preferred to ‘Derry’ on road signs along the new A6 Drumahoe to Dungiven dualling scheme.

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‘This event brought young people together whilst exploring issues such as racism, religion & diversity using sport as a tool’

‘This event brought young people together whilst exploring issues such as racism, religion & diversity using sport as a tool’

Football, fish suppers and friendship! Two squads of young fellahs from different sides of the so-called ‘divide’ in Derry and Belfast clearly demonstrated there’s a lot more to unite than separate us during a community relations drive in Strathfoyle recently.

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