While the city gears up for the annual St Patrick’s Spring Carnival Parade next week, the celebrations will have a distinctly multi-cultural flavour as the Ubuntu Festival kicks off on Saturday March 19.
An extensive programme of events to mark the centenaries of the 1916 Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme was launched today by the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Cllr Elisha McCallion.
The Deputy Mayor of Derry and Strabane District Council, Alderman Thomas Kerrigan is calling on businesses across the Strabane area to sign up to the Business Improvement District Plan saying it will bring real and lasting benefits for the town.
Local rural businesses are being encouraged to apply for their share of funding which is now available across the Derry and Strabane district.
A founder member of Life after Loss, a support group set up to help parents affected by the loss of a child, has been awarded the title of 2016 Woman of the Year, at a ceremony at the City Hotel, tonight, Friday, 04 March.
The man responsible for designing and building the phenomenal creations at one of the UK’s top theme parks, Legoland, will be in Derry later this month to host a series of LEGO Masterbuilder classes.
Drowning your shamrocks may be a St Patrick’s tradition, but this year we’ll also be tickling your taste buds as the Legenderry Food Festival rounds off the carnival celebrations in Derry.
Grants of up to £3,000 are being made available to grassroots community and voluntary groups and organisations from across County Derry by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland’s Acorn Fund.
The next Community Planning phase begins this week in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area as organisations from across the district come together to develop their Local Community Plans.
The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District, Councillor Elisha McCallion, is to attend a special reception being held in the White House to mark St Patrick’s Day, on the invitation of the US President Barrack Obama.