Bertie O'Neill's in Bridgend closing down

A much loved newsagents in Bridgend, Co. Donegal is closing down after 65 years.

Chinatown in London is a thriving district located in the heart of the City of Westminster.

Ireland’s first ‘Chinatown’ in Derry is a real window of opportunity

Today is Chinese New Year. Almost one in every five people on the planet live in China, making it the world’s most populous nation.

An artist's impression of the �20m, 18-storey building along Queen's Quay in Londonderry, which is subject to negotiations with the relevant authorities.

£45m venture to spearhead Derry ‘Renaissance’

Plans to invest £45m in a portfolio of major developments including new and existing hotels in Derry have been revealed by the Garvan O’Doherty Group.

Letterkenny and Derry both feature in the National Plan.

Project Ireland 2040 ‘game-changer’ for Donegal and Derry - T.D.

Donegal, Derry and the North West has been put at the heart of Irish national public policy for the first time today with hundreds of millions of euro earmarked for spending here, Government Chief Whip and Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh said.

Campaigners back in 2015 creating a 'Chain Along The Foyle' from the Peace Bridge to Craigavon Bridge to highlight the lack of service for people with depression/in crisis in the north-west. DER1815MC154

Council ‘hopeful’ over Crisis Service funding

Derry and Strabane District Council have said it is ‘hopeful’ that the outstanding £60,000 needed to sustain a new pilot Crisis Intervention Service will be secured.

Jennifer McKeever.

Women must lead the drive to true equality

The FTSE 100 lists only seven female CEOs – in fact, there are more men called Dave than there are women in that group of top business leaders in the UK.

SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack.

Ulster Bank funding for local projects

SDLP Councillor Shauna Cusack is encouraging not for profit organisations involved in financial capability and enterprise initiatives to apply to an Ulster Bank grant pot of £35,000.

Skyline, Derry.

In Friday’s Journal: £multi-million plans for key Derry sites revealed

In tomorrow’s Derry Journal, we will exclusively reveal plans to transform various key sites across Derry.

Foyle Street, Derry.

Potential disruption during city centre waterworks

Northern Ireland Water have warned of potential disruption due to ground investigation works in the Derry’s city centre from next week.

O'Neills in Strabane.

170 new jobs planned as O’Neills expansion gets backing

Plans which will see the creation of over 170 new jobs at O’Neills in Strabane have been approved by the local Planning Committee.

The snow clad Celebrate sculpture by Maurice Harron in the Creggan estate yesterday (Picture: Hugh Gallagher)

Wintry showers lead to ‘virtual standstill’

The Department for Infrastructure has defended its response to the current winter showers following criticism that the city had been “brought to a virtual standstill”.

Dublin based Jesuit priest Father Peter McVerry SJ pictured previously at Veritas Bookshop, Shipquay Street, Derry. DER1616GS032

‘I can get any drug delivered quicker than a pizza by a 13-year-old on a bike’

Father Peter McVerry has told local councillors that drugs were now endemic in every village in Ireland as he called upon politicians in the North not to repeat the mistakes made south of the border.

Members of the Health and Community Committee Councillors Paul Gallagher (Independent) Shauna Cusack (SDLP), and Karina Carlin (Sinn Fein)

Local Advice Centre funding for Universal Credit branded ‘pitiful’

Additional funding allocated to help local advice centres deal with the roll out of welfare reforms has been branded “pitiful” by a local councillor.

Interest-only mortgage advice

Interest-only mortgage advice

Sinn Féin Councillor Colly Kelly has urged any householders with outstanding ‘interest-only mortgage’ debt to speak to their lenders if they think they may be in danger of losing their homes.

Previous bonfires in the Bogside and Fountain estates in Derry.

Bonfire Action Plan decision deferred

A decision on whether to proceed with a new action plan for tackling bonfires locally following a major funding boost from the European Union has been deferred.

(L-R)  Pink Ladies Manager Maureen Collins and Co-Chair Jacquie Loughrey pictured with Dr Lisa Connolly, Queens University, Belfast and Margaret Cunningham, Facilitator, Pink Panthers at the World Cancer Day event in Derry.

Pioneering chemical research and potential impact of Brexit

The local academic at the helm of groundbreaking new research into potentially dangerous mixtures of chemicals, said the work being undertaken may inform future legislation, as she attended a World Cancer Day event in Derry.

The north west epxerienced the heaviest snow fall of the winter overnight.

Snow and ice lead to school closures and traffic problems

People across the north west awoke to a blanket of snow today, which has led to school closures and treacherous conditions on roads throughout the region.

Sinn Fein councillor Sandra Duffy.

Pay penalty for mothers in part-time work ‘no surprise’

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has said it is “no surprise” that a new report has found that mothers in part-time jobs are being hit by a ‘pay penalty.’

Mark H Durkan.

PIP review poses more questions - MLA

Foyle SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan has welcomed confirmation that Personal Independent Payment (PIP) claims here are to be reviewed but said that there were more questions needing answers.

Winter market
boosted footfall
by 38 per cent

Winter market boosted footfall by 38 per cent

Derry’s Christmas market attracted over 80,000 people to Guildhall Square during its four day run in December - a 38 per cent hike on the previous festive weekend.

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