Well known Derry and Irish people who passed away in 2017

Derry endured more than its fair share of loss in 2017.

Sun over Derry. (Photo: Lee McKinney)

20 amazing readers' pictures of Derry and Donegal taken in 2017

Derry and Donegal can be just as, if not more so, beautiful than the most stunning places on Earth.
Saoirse Ronan was a guest on Good Morning America when she revealed Derry as one of her favourite cities.

VIDEO: 'Derry is one of my favourite cities' says Lady Bird actress Saoirse Ronan

Hollywood star and two-time Oscar nominated actress, Saoirse Ronan, has said Derry is one of her favourite cities in the world.
Slaughtneil celebrate completing a unique 'double treble' with victory over Cavan Gaels in the Ulster Senior Football Championship Final at the Athletic Grounds, Armagh.

ULSTER SFC FINAL: Slaughtneil complete historic 'double treble' with dominant victory in Armagh

Slaughtneil 1-15, Cavan Gaels 0-10

Derry GAA
Derry's iconic Peace Bridge. (Credit: Royal Town Planning Institute)

Derry unveiled as 'Best Place' in North

Derry has been crowned the winner of the North's Best Places competition.

VIDEO: Two unexpected visitors arrive in Derry

Two unexpected visitors took people out walking along Derry's quay by surprise this week.

Derry man James McClean has hit out at Match of the Day coverage and described those who threw missiles at him as "cowards".

James McClean hits out at 'convenient' Match of the Day coverage

James McClean has critisicised BBC programme Match of the Day for what he describes as "failing pick up [footage] bottles, coins and lighters " that he claims were thrown at him during West Bromwich Albion's clash with Huddersfield town at the weekend.
Na Magha's Alan Grant, scored one of three goals for the Ballyarnett side but it wasn't enough to see them bring the Ulster Junior Hurling title back to Derry as they lost to Donegal champions, Setanta at Ballybofey.

ULSTER HURLING: Heartbreak for Na Magha as Setanta claim Ulster Junior title

Setanta 2-17, Na Magha 3-11
Redcastle who were crowned 2017 North West Inter Club League champions after defeating City of Derry in Sunday's final. Left to right are, Paul Gillespie, Willie Havlin, Damien Tracey, Terry Green (Team Captain) Mr Patrick Canning (Captain), John Murray, Liam Healey.

GOLF: Redcastle dedicate North West Inter Club League win to memory of late vice captain

REDCASTLE Golf Club’s victorious 2017 North West Inter Club League team dedicated their win over City of Derry on Sunday to the memory of hugely popular member and vice captain, the late Ben Casey.

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VIDEO: Local blogger makes beautiful film about Derry

A local blogger has made a wonderful short film about Derry.

A previous Justice For Veterans parade in Portadown, Co Armagh

Campbell blames dissidents for switch

East Derry MP Gregory Campbell has blamed threats from dissident republicans for forcing the cancellation of a march by British Army veterans to the Diamond War Memorial, which had been scheduled for Saturday.

Walled City Market at Guildhall Square (Photo Lorcan Doherty Photography)

Walled City Market back this weekend

The Walled City Market will return to Derry this weekend for the first time since Christmas.


VIDEO - Amazing drone footage of Brandywell Stadium

One of our readers has sent in outstanding footage of the ongoing construction work at Brandywell Stadium.

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