Derry farm goes on sale for £1.15m

A Derry farm is up for sale for £1.15m.

The Emerald Garrison troopers patrolling  the queues for Star Wars The Last Jedi at Brusnwick in Derry.

Malin Head goes inter-galactic as The Last Jedi airs

A platoon of Malin Head residents have spoken of their delight after witnessing their homeland become part of movie history in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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Some benefits will be paid early this year.

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid early - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it's especially tough if you're relying on benefits.
Protesters gathered in the city centre at the weekend.

‘We need to be on the streets to stop benefit cuts’, protest told

Protestors have called for the roll-out of Universal Credit to be halted before it hits Derry in the New Year.

Austin’s Christmas Windows proving a big draw with new generations

Austin’s Christmas Windows proving a big draw with new generations

This year’s window displays at Austins, which are already proving a big hit with children in Derry and beyond, returns this weekend.

The strike is due to go ahead on Wednesday December 20, 2017.

Ryanair pilots' strike could cause Christmas travel chaos

Irish pilots employed by Ryanair have voted to go on strike on December 20, according to the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association (I.A.L.P.A.).
Tommy McCallion (left) with Mayor Maoliosa McHugh with group including Off The Streets representatives and young people at the new Mobile Hub.

Off The Streets’ new mobile hub to help reach more young people

Derry’s pioneering youth project Off The Streets have welcomed the recent arrival of their new Mobile Hub.

The crowd watch as The Script perform at Radio One's Big Weekend, at Ebrington Square in Derry back in 2013.  (Photo Niall Carson/PA Wire)

Ebrington to remain an ‘important’ events venue

Assurances have been given that Ebrington Square will be an “important venue” for major events into the future amid concerns redevelopment could impact on its ability to host large-scale concerts and funfairs.

The Donegal-Derry Vipers pictured  in a previous clash against the Craigavon Cowboys in Portadown. (picture by Dean Cullen)

Donegal-Derry Vipers in cautious welcome for movement on border

The chairman of the Donegal-Derry Vipers has welcomed a firm commitment from all sides that there will be no hard border in Ireland post-Brexit.

Pat Harper, with Ethna Mc Cullagh and Mary Casey,  of Culmore Handcrafters is presenting the cheque to Ciara Ferguson of Greater Shantallow Area Partnership on behalf of the Ethos Family Support Hub.

Donation to Family Hub

Culmore Handcrafters have presented a Christmas cheque to the Ethos Family Support Hub at a recent Festive Coffee Morning in Greater Shantallow Area Partnership (GSAP) offices.

Seagate Derry

Seagate confirms Derry IT job losses

Seagate have confirmed that up to seven jobs in its IT department in Derry could go as part of a reduction in its global team.

The Deputy Mayor Councillor John Boyle, launching this years Winter Christmas Market, with local traders, artist  Noelleen Hegarty, Aoife Doherty, Sass & Halo and Tom McCallion, Seasonal Souvenirs. Included is Nicola Walters, marketing developing officer with Derry & Strabane District Council. 1117-9965MT

Derry’s Winterland Market to open on Thursday

This week’s Winterland Market in Derry will showcase the best of the city’s craft and artisan offering at Guildhall Square from Thursday 14 to Sunday 17 December.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The  Halloween organisers picking up their award in Belfast on Thursday.

Derry’s Hallowe’en dream team secure top award

Mayor Maolíosa McHugh, has said he is delighted that ‘Halloween in Derry’ has won a Tourism / Hospitality ‘Project of the Year’ award.

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood accused the DUP of having thrown a tantrum earlier this week.

‘It appears the DUP tantrum has achieved small changes’ - Eastwood

SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood has welcomed the breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations and the guarantee of no hard border on the island of Ireland.

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