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Dromara Cyclist Performs Well In Ulster Cyclo-Cross

There was huge interest as over 300 riders competed in the Ulster Cyclo-Cross Championships in St Columb’s Park in Derry. Over 300 riders participated in the 4th round of the Ulster Cyclo-cross Championships which were held in St Columb’s Park, Derry, on Sunday 30 October. The class of Asea Wheelworx…

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Derry Boxer John Duddy Stars In Award-Winning New York Play At Lyric

Derry boxer John Duddy has hung up his gloves and swapped the ring for the stage. After studying acting in New York and just finishing an off-Broadway run of a new play, The Flood, he is now back on home ground for the Irish premiere at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast….

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Hazzard Says Party Ard Fheis Was Great Success

Sinn Féin MLA Chris Hazzard has said that the party Ard Fheis in Derry was a huge success given the amount of delegates who attended and the high level of debate. Mr Hazzard said: “The growth and strength of the party was evident as South Down members joined over 2000 Sinn…

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McCarthy Offers Sympathies Following Death Of Young Woman From Portaferry

Alliance Strangford MLA Kieran McCarthy has offered his sympathies to the family of a young woman who died in Derry on Thursday morning. The 19- year old was from Portaferry. Her body was discovered at 2.30am at a flat in the Creggan area. A 21-year old man has been arrested….

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Tributes After Death Of Nobel Prize Winning Poet Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney (1939 – 2013) Tributes have been flowing after the famous poet from Derry, Seamus Heaney, passed away today. He was a Nobel prize winner for literature and always liked to be known as a Derry man. He was a towering figure in the modern poetry, and highly respected…

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