BBC News | Northern Ireland | Foyle and West


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:28:28 +0100

Michael Conlan aims to continue his continue his winning start to his professional career as he faces unbeaten Kenny Guzman in Tucson.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:46:38 +0100

A dense carpet of duckweed is responsible for turning the Lagan Canal luminous green, says NIEA.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:19:52 +0100

The British and Irish Lions could have whitewashed New Zealand 3-0 had they been better coached, says flanker Sean O'Brien.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:51:57 +0100

Jim Gamble calls for a "citizens' army" to work with police to identify abusers and gather evidence.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:49:57 +0100

Cuts to services, which management say are temporary, could come as early as November.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:14:30 +0100

Northern Ireland weather forecast

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:08:18 +0100

Pilots might have to defer some annual leave, says Michael O'Leary, as cancellations cost airline £22m.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:53:59 +0100

Lord Laird claimed £48,000 in expenses last year, despite only voting twice in the House of Lords.

Donegal News


Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:21:33 +0100

A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:41:10 +0100

Finn Harps make the trip to the Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 8.00) tomorrow night to take on Shamrock Rovers needing to get at least a point to stay on track for a shot at Premier Division survival. With the way results went last weekend Ollie Horgan’s outfit are now third from bottom and back firmly in […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:34:41 +0100

Everton manager Ronald Koeman says Seamus Coleman will resume full training in November. The Republic of Ireland full-back suffered an horrific leg break during the World Cup qualifier with Wales back in March. Koeman has been pleased with Coleman’s progress, and is very hopeful of his return before the turn of the year. Meanwhile, James […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:46:37 +0100

  The Taoiseach has rejected calls from farmers to appoint a Brexit Minister. Leo Varadkar doesn’t think the role would be of any use. He’s due to speak with Theresa May tonight ahead of her Brexit speech tomorrow – and will meet the Prime Minister on Monday. He says all of government is working on […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:45:52 +0100

  The former owner of the ferry that will connect Tory Island with the mainland has moved to reassure islanders of it’s safety. People on the island had hoped for a new vessel but it’s emerged that the one to be used for the service is over 40 years old. Manager of the Co-op on […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:35:43 +0100

The Ten to One Show with Greg Hughes – Weekday’s 10am to 1pm Magazine type mid morning chat show providing a forum for listeners to express their concerns on the issues of the day. Listen back to Thursday’s show… Your browser does not support the audio element.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:49:51 +0100

The Donegal Branch of the Diabetes Society of Ireland says they are shocked that Donegal has been refused two Advanced Nurse Practitioner by the HSE. An application was made for two diabetes nurses following, what was described as, a positive meeting with the Health Minister Simon Harris last year. However it has emerged today that […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:49:41 +0100

Declan Bonner has taken another step closer to becoming Donegal Senior Football Manager. A special county committee meeting has been fixed for Friday night with Bonner’s named to go before the clubs. The selection committee which was set up to fill the void left by Rory Gallagher will recommend the Na Rossa man for the […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:49:01 +0100

€884,000 has been announced for Local Improvement Schemes in Donegal. The funding will cover 4,841 square kilometres of road improvements in Donegal, and is the third highest allocation in the country. Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Donegal County Council had recveived over 1,200 applications, and 928 had been submitted to the government. Government […]

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:47:05 +0100

A Donegal County Council official says its time for Donegal to assume its rightful place as one of the leading centres of culture and creativity in Ireland. Donegal County Council is opening up a consultation process ahead of the preparation of a five year Culture and Creativity Plan which will form an important part of […]