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Sinn F�in's Martina Anderson in her role as Honourary President of Sean Dolan's GAC and Sean Dolan's Senior Captain and Committee Member Eamon McGinley meeting with Minister for Communities Deirdre Hargey MLA.

Minister informed of plans for Seán Dolan’s

Sinn Féin’s Martina Anderson in her role as Honourary President of Seán Dolan’s GAC, met this week with Minister for Communities Deirdre Hargey to lobby her support for major development plans at the club.

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'Vikings Heading for Land' by Frank Dicksee

Fear and loathing... Derry in the Viking age

In about 795 AD the monastery at Derry (Doire) of Saint Columa fame had heard word that large fleets of Vikings were approaching Ireland to plunder the gold and silver articles of the Gaelic or Celtic Church, to take them back to Scandanavia in their longships along with slaves captured in the Lough Foyle region, which made up the Kingdom of Aileach - with its capital in County Donegal.

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Diamond in the snow.

Christmas in Derry - 1948 style

AFTER A last minute spate of shopping that brought 1948 Christmas trading well up to the volume of the previous few years, Christmas Day in Derry City slipped past with the quietest tread for several years.

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