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Derry kickboxers set for 'biggest professional show Ireland's ever seen' at Everglades

ALMOST 600 blood-thirsty fight fans will flock to the Everglades Hotel in Derry this Saturday night for what's been billed as the 'biggest professional kickboxing and K1 show Ireland's ever seen'.

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Paddy Blenerhassett of City of Derry gets the back away under pressure against Sundays Well in the Ulster Bank All Ireland Div 2B match at Judges Road.

City of Derry appoint O’Kane as Will resigns

Paul O’Kane has been confirmed as the new Director of Rugby at City of Derry.

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VIDEO: Watch as Oxford Bulls meet Everton stars to mark World Down's Syndrome Day

EVERTON Football Club hosted a group of extra special guests for the recent home win against Brighton; a team of eight young Down Syndrome players from Derry.

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The aftermath of the collision involving Darron Gibson in Dovedale Road, Sunderland.

Ex-coach urges troubled Sunderland star Darron Gibson to seek help

DARRON GIBSON’s former youth coach has urged the troubled Sunderland star to seek help after he was suspended by the Championship club following a drink-driving charge last weekend

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Derry man, Shane Duffy picked up the top award at the Three FAI International Awards in Dublin.

Shane Duffy pips good friend James McClean to FAI Player of the Year gong

DDERRY'S Shane Duffy has been named the FAI 'Player of the Year' for 2017 for a string of outstanding performances in Republic of Ireland's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.
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Derry lightweight, Charlie Nash celebrates his British title win in 1978.

BOXING: Charlie Nash recalls historic British title win 40 years on

RECOGNISED as one of the finest fighters Derry has produced, Charlie Nash reflects back on the magical moment he created history in his own backyard when winning the British lightweight title exactly 40 years ago.

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Derry manager, Damian McErlain suffered his second successive league defeat in Longford.

DERRY GAA: Oak Leafers suffer second successive league defeat at Longford

Longford 1-13, Derry 1-06

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10 well known Derry people when they were young

Derry has produced more than its fair share of talented men and women over the years.

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21 photos to make you fall in love with Derry

We believe you will fall in love, if you haven't done so already, with Derry when you look at these 21 stunning photos sent in by Journal readers.

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Derry teenager, Alexandra Johnston pictured with actor Ryan Hurst who played Harry 'Opie' Winston in US television series Sons of Anarchy. (Photo: Ryan Hurst/Twitter)

Sons of Anarchy star Ryan Hurst pays tribute to Alexandra Johnston

Sons of Anarchy star, Ryan Hurst, has paid tribute to a 16 year-old Derry girl who sadly passed away after a long illness last week.

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Gone but never forgotten - from left to right, Professor Patrick Johnston, former Taoiseach, Liam Cosgrave and Irish coastguard pilot, Captain Dara Fitzpatrick.

Well known Derry and Irish people who passed away in 2017

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

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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.
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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.
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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

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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.
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VIDEO: Two unexpected visitors arrive in Derry

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

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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.
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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
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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.

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