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Celtronic introduces dancefloor phone ban as festival turns 18

Ireland’s leading electronic music festival, Celtronic, has taken the radical step of banning mobile phones from its dancefloors this year.

Clockwise from top left: Bagatelle, Paul Van Dyk, Lavengro and Balkan Alien are all lined up to play in Derry.

Major free concert for Clipper Festival finale

Details of a massive free concert in Ebrington Square, to close the forthcoming Maritime Clipper Festival in style, have been revealed today.

Former Mayor Maoliosa McHugh receiving the award before vacating office recently.

Slow Food Festival’s second award win in weeks

Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Slow Food Festival has secured its second award in just a matter of weeks.

Hollywood actor, Jason Momoa (centre), pictured with his former Game of Thrones stars during a recent night out in Belfast city centre. Pictured from left, Isaac Hempstead Wright (Bran Stark), Jacob Anderson (Grey Worm), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo), John Bradley (Samwell Tarly) and Mark Addy (Robert Baratheon). (Photo: Jason Momoa/Instagram)

Jason Momoa parties with Game of Thrones stars in Belfast

Hollywood actor, Jason Momoa, reunited with the stars of Game of Thrones in Belfast at the weekend.
TV and Film

'Derry Girls' scoops top awards at IFTAs

Channel 4 comedy series 'Derry Girls' scooped two top awards at the Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA).
TV and Film
Interactive map

New interactive map tackles embarrassment around debt advice

Embarrassment is a key factor preventing people in financial difficulty asking for help, research has revealed. Being unaware of the help available also contributes to delays in seeking advice.
TV and Film
Johnny McDaid with fiance Courteney Cox

Derry's Johnny McDaid wins Ivor Novello award for work on Ed Sheeran hit 'Shape of You'

Derry's Johnny McDaid has won a coveted Ivor Novello award for his work on Ed Sheeran's hit, 'Shape of You'.

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody

Snow Patrol announce new Belfast and Dublin shows - here's how you can get your hands on tickets

Fresh from their brilliant Ulster Hall gig and Millennium Forum gigs, Snow Patrol have announced they will play Belfast and Dublin later this year.
The Monk, The Bird and the Priest is set to open at Derry's Playhouse

‘The Monk, The Bird, & the Priest’ set to open at Derry’s Playhouse

A new production telling the story of life, education, mercy and malice in a fictional 1950s Irish College has opened at The Playhouse.

Theatre and Comedy
Peadar O'Donnell's Bar on Waterloo Street. 3003JM101

Derry restaurants, pubs and hotels up for All Ireland Awards in Dublin

A number of Derry’s restaurants, pubs and hotels have been entered into the finals of the for the all-Ireland Restaurant Awards.

Purple Disco Machine set 
for Nerve Centre debut

Purple Disco Machine set for Nerve Centre debut

Tonight (Friday), the Nerve Centre welcomes the inventor of the Deep Funk sound and one of Beatport’s top-selling artists across all genres, Purple Disco Machine.

Celebration of local talent at jazz festival

Celebration of local talent at jazz festival

The City of Derry Jazz Festival will open in fine style next Thursday, May 3, as the Mayor of Derry and Strabane hosts an evening of premiere jazz entertainment at the Guildhall.

Whats on
The Undertones.

Derry and the sountrack of the Troubles

A new book chronicling the history of music in NI during the Troubles is jam-packed with yarns about Derry and the often offbeat attitude the city adopted to the violence, bigotry and hate that consumed the region.

TV Licensing

Help at hand if you have problems paying your TV Licence

TV Licensing are encouraging people in financial difficulties in Northern Ireland to ask for help if they are struggling to pay for a TV Licence.
TV and Film
Wurkhouse CEO, Troy Armour (centre), launches design competition for kids

Wurkhouse design competition launched

Local creative agency, Wurkhouse, have launched their first design competition for school and college pupils with a passion for design.

Ulster Regional Best Local Food Hero: Chef Brian McDermott pictured with his proud mum, Mary, at the recent launch of his Brian McDermott's Donegal Table book in the Redcastle Hotel. DER1018-140KM

Revealed: North West’s regional winners in the Irish Restaurant Awards 2018

A host of Derry, Donegal and Tyrone restaurants, cafes, pubs and chefs have been honoured at the Ulster Regional Finals of the Irish Restaurant Awards 2018.

Ashleigh Coyle, CMPR model (pictured above modelling at the Spring Summer 2018 Belfast FASHIONWEEK), continues to advocate for mental health awareness after her 'makeunder' video for Beauty Queen and Single went viral across the world

Beauty Queen and Single Star reveals how show changed her perspective on beauty

“I feel more confident without makeup now, whereas before when I was makeup free I didn’t”, Ashleigh explains.

Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody

Snow Patrol release first single in seven years and announce Derry gig

Snow Patrol fans eagerly anticipating the release of the band's first single in seven years have had their first listen to their new song.


IN PICTURES: Cast of Derry Girls are special guests in Derry

The cast of the Channel 4 smash hit comedy Derry Girls were in Derry recently as special guests of mayor Maoliosa McHugh.

TV and Film

VIDEO: Watch as American students light up Guildhall Square with 1960s pop classic

If this doesn’t brighten your day, nothing will!

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