BBC News | Northern Ireland | Foyle and West


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:15:35 +0000

The president of the European Commission indicated EU peace funds will continue after Brexit.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:13:42 +0000

The Boundary Commission says its new constituency map went live during a test.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:56:53 +0000

Linfield striker Cameron Stewart moves to Ards on loan until the end of the season.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:18:17 +0000

A selection of snow scenes from Northern Ireland.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:09:46 +0000

Ulster suffer a blow before Sunday's crunch Champions Cup game with Wasps as Craig Gilroy has surgery on a fractured cheekbone.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:51:14 +0000

A yellow weather warning for snow and ice is in place until 18:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:34:56 +0000

The McKenna Cup semi-final between Donegal and Armagh is called off following a pitch inspection in Ballybofey.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:52:08 +0000

Northern Ireland will take on South Korea for the first time in a friendly at Windsor Park in March.

Donegal News


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:35:16 +0000

The Abbey Vocational School in Donegal Town, under the management of Donegal Education and Training Board has announced plans to establish an Aonad Gaeilge within the school from September 2018. The Aonad will be part of the school’s site and will offer students subjects through the Irish language, including Gaeilge, Maths, History, Geography, Science and […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:13:29 +0000

Letterkenny Institute of Technology has been awarded €2.7 million for its role in a new cross-border research centre for renewable energy projects. The funding is part of a national €9.7 million investment that will cover studentships, PDRA’s, equipment and an administrative post to support the project. The Bryden Centre for Advanced Marine and Bio-Energy Research […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:04:33 +0000

Donegal’s McKenna Cup Semi Final with Armagh has been refixed for this Saturday evening  20th January in Ballybofey. The tie was to take place this evening but the Ulster Council postponed the game after an early morning pitch inspection at MacCumhaill Park. The game will throw in at 6pm and the winner will go through […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:57:20 +0000

Police and the family of missing 69 year old Lesley McHugh from the Strabane area, who has been missing for over 10 days now, are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Ms McHugh is described as being approximately 5’6 in height, of a slim build with brown hair. She was last in contact with her […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:53:23 +0000

It’s expected that work on the new multi-sport 3G facility at Melvin in Strabane is expected to be completed in the next three months. Derry City and Strabane District Council is investing £1.4m towards replacing the existing sand synthetic pitch and grass football pitch with a new multi-sport surface that will primarily cater for football, […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:30:02 +0000

A place in the quarter-finals of the FAI Intermediate Cup is the prize on offer for Cockhill Celtic and Letterkenny Rovers, who face away games in Dublin this weekend. Rovers were finalists in 2016 when they lost to Crumlin at the Aviva. This weekend, they travel to face Cherry Orchard while Gavin Cullen takes his […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:16:41 +0000

Two new weather warnings have been issued just hours after the passing of Storm Fionn. An orange alert is in place for snow and ice in Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal. While there’s a yellow warning for Munster, Connacht and Leinster, with gusts of up to 110 kilometres an hour expected. Forecaster with Met Eireann, Liz […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:43:56 +0000

A businessman on Arranmore says action is needed to repair the Lighthouse Road on the island, which he says is deteriorating very badly. Jerry Early says last May, he and members of the local co-op took a number of politicians and officials on a tour of the island, including an examnination of the Lighthouse Road. […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:32:58 +0000

There were 39 patients awaiting admission at Letterkenny University Hospital this morning, 23 of them on Emergency Department trolleys. That’s three up on yesterday’s figure of 36.. Accordingt to the INMO’s latest figures, Letterkenny has the third highest number of people awaiting in-patient beds for second morning in a row. Cork University Hospital was again […]

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:16:51 +0000

The Donegal Sports Star Committee have announced Brian McEniff will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 42nd Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Friday the 26th of January in the Mount Errigal Hotel. The 75-year-old Bundoran hotelier led Donegal to that historic first ever All-Ireland Senior Football title success in 1992 so […]