Council asked to seek Irish Passport Office

Derry & Strabane Council is to be asked to formerly write to the Irish Government seeking its endorsement for an Irish Passport Office in the city and district.

Buchanan Street is one of the main shopping streets in Glasgow city centre.

New Derry to Glasgow flight tickets on sale

Tickets have been released for a new Loganair service from City of Derry Airport to Glasgow, which due to get under way later this year.

Edinburgh from Calton Hill (Photo Brendan McDaid)

New Derry to Edinburgh route confirmed

A new route from City of Derry Airport to Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh has been confirmed.

L-R: Councillors Colly Kelly ,Christopher Jackson,Sandra Duffy Seanad�ir Niall " Donnghaile in the city centre on Saturday.

‘Irish citizens here deserve Passport Office’

Sinn Féin Seanadóir Niall Ó Donnghaile said that it was clear there was a great demand for a passport office to be set up north of the border following a visit to Derry at the weekend.

Sinn Fein Councillor Colly Kelly.

Senator bringing Irish passport office campaign to Derry tomorrow

Sinn Féin Councillor Colly Kelly has urged local people to support a campaign coming to Derry this weekend to locate an Irish Passport Office in the North.


A little piece of heaven in the Walled City

Nestled on a quiet street in the Maiden City is a recognised treasure - and a little piece of heaven.

SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack.

‘Check passports’ to avoid disappointment

Local people have been urged to get their passports sorted now if they are planning to travel later this year as demand continues to rise.

A view of the River Faughan. LS46-115KM

Plans for Faughan tourism facility approved despite anglers’ objections

A local woman said she wanted to construct a new tourism facility along the River Faughan after she fell in love with the area, as she addressed objections to the plans by the Faughan Anglers’ Association.

The Beacon Hotel in New York's Upper West Side.

Live it up as a local in vibrant New York

I’d imagine that New York is on many people’s ‘bucket list’ of places to visit. It certainly was on mine. Not so far off the scale that I’d probably never get there, more like somewhere I just hadn’t made it to yet.

Parts of Game of Thrones were filmed around Binevenagh

Game of Thrones stars ‘could put us on the map’ - Derry Councillor

A Derry Councillor has said that attracting Game of Thrones stars to events in Derry and the north west “could put us on the map”.

TOURIST ATTRACTION. . . .The Bogside Murals. 3003JM90

Bogside Artists’ murals to be lit up at night after funding approved

The Bogside Artists’ People’s Gallery is to be lit up at night after funding for the project was endorsed by local councillors.


The 20 cheapest destinations for a long-haul holiday (once you get there)

Tokyo has been named the best value destination for travel-lovers looking for a far-flung destination that won’t break the bank once they’re there.

Mabel Campbell from Bradkeel Social Farm and The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Maol�osa McHugh at the Slow Adventure Launch on Tuesday 22nd August at the Walled City Brewery.

Pioneering nature tourism initiative

A new adventure tourism initative has been launched by the Mayor of Derry and Strabane, focusing on the promotion of nature-based experiences unique to the city and district.

Morning Derry - London flights delayed

Morning Derry - London flights delayed

This morning’s flights between City of Derry Airport and London Stansted have been delayed by several hours, it has been confirmed.

The cruise ship Deutschland which arrived at Lisahally on Friday with over 500 passengers on board as part of a ten day cruise. Picture Martin McKeown. 21.07.17

Derry on course to smash tourism records

Derry is on course to surpass all previous records for visitor numbers in 2017, with 80,000 hotel rooms sold over the first six months of this year.

Carrick a Rede Rope Bridge, County Antrim (by Sean Lucas via

100ft high Carrick-a-Rede bridge closed after ropes slashed

County Derry police have urged local people to help them track down vandals who severed ropes at the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge.

New York

Flights from £99 to the US are up for grabs from Norwegian

More than 13,000 seats on transatlantic flights are now available from just £99.
Ciaran Doherty, Tourism Ireland (back row 4th right); Ian Woodley, BMI Regional (back row 4th left); Roy Devine, City of Derry Airport (back row 3rd left) and Odhran Dunne, Visit Derry (back row 2nd left) with GB journalists who arrived at the City of Derry airport on the inaugural BMI Regional London Stansted flight. Pic by Stephen Latimer.

Top travel writers fly in to review Derry

A group of top travel writers from Britain have flown into Derry on the new bmi regional Stansted service.

Members of the board of City of Derry Airport pictured after the arrival of the BMI Regional Flight from London Stanstead to City of Derry. Picture Martin McKeown. 02.05.17

Lift off for Derry’s new bmi Stansted service

The new service between Derry and Stansted commenced in style yesterday, with passengers getting a champagne reception to mark the occasion.

Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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