Mary Durkan is an SDLP candidate in forthcoming Derry City & Strabane District Council elections to be held in May 2019. DER1319GS-036

No further delays for residents’ parking

SDLP council candidate for Foyleside, Mary Durkan, said there must be no further delays in ensuring ‘full, proper and guaranteed’ parking places for city centre residents outside their homes.

Buncrana Castle which was allocated �17,000 for roof works under the Historic Structures Fund 2019.  Buncrana Castle is one of Donegal's most important and impressive early houses built 1718 set at the entrance to Swan Park in Buncrana

Funding for built heritage

Some of Inishowen’s most important built heritage is to benefit from funding under this year’s Historic Structures Fund (HSF) and Built Heritage Investment Scheme (BHIS), which will be administrated by Donegal County Council.

Ivor  Doherty, on the left, and Johnny Moore, exhibition creator, pictured with Councillor John Boyle, Mayor of Derry City and Strabane at the recent launch the Showbands of the North West exhibition in Aras Cholmcille Heritage Centre.  DER1319GS-048

NW Showbands era remembered

An fabulous exhibition of photographs and memorabilia from the Irish showbands era of the 1950s, 60s and 70s was officially opened at the Aras Colmcille Heritage Centre yesterday, in the grounds of St. Columba’s Church, Long Tower. The exhibition will remain in place until Saturday, April 27th..

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Councillor Sandra Duffy at Culmore Country Park.

Meeting held to discuss Culmore greenway

Sinn Féin Councillor Sandra Duffy has led a deputation from Culmore Community Partnership and local residents to a meeting with Derry & Strabane Council to discuss proposals for the new proposed greenway.

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