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Mrs Roisin Rice

Friday's Child Mrs Roisin Rice, St Mary's College acting vice-principal

Roisin Rice is currently Acting Vice Principal at St Mary’s College, Northland Road, Derry. Roisin joined the staff of St Mary’s in 2013. She is a Microsoft Expert Educator and has just recently returned from the Microsoft School Leaders Conference in Estonia. Roisin is a graduate of Queen’s University and has been teaching for almost 20 years. Roisin was awarded the coveted title of IT Educator of the Year by the British Computer Society in 2019.
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The newly reformed Northern Ireland Executive Ministers with First and deputy First Ministers Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill.

Return of Stormont - Your Views

With the return of the Stormont Executive, we took to the streets of the city centre to ask the public for their views on the restoration of the Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly after three years.

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Jim Doyle

Friday's Child Jim Doyle

Well-known driving instructor Jim Doyle has guided thousands of people through their driving test. Originally from Dundalk, he travelled the world for ten years before settling in London where he met and married Derry woman Mary, who promptly moved him back to her home town where he established the Foyle School of Driving. A keen long-distance cyclist, he has taken part in several endurance events, including the non-stop tour of Ireland. He is a member of the Spartans running club and has to date completed 25 marathons.

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Friday Thought with Fr Chris Ferguson

Becoming a child of God

If you were asked, what was your first childhood memory, what would your answer be? What brought this to mind was a photograph posted on our family WhatsApp group, of our three-year-old niece attending her first Irish dancing class.

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Carol Watkin

Friday's Child: Carol's reaching for the Stars

This week’s Friday’s Child is Carol Watkin (nee McGrotty), newly appointed volunteer Health and Wellbeing officer at Star Running Club. Carol 41, from Derry, is a qualified counsellor currently working for the Lifeline service as well as running her own Holistic Therapy business The Holistic Butterfly. In her new role at Star, Carol hopes that with the knowledge and background she has gained through her own career she can offer her time and advice to those runners within Star who are out injured or struggling with various life stressors.

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