BBC News | Northern Ireland | Foyle and West


Sun, 27 May 2018 08:51:09 +0100

It follows an overwhelming vote in favour of overturning the country's abortion ban.

Sun, 27 May 2018 07:50:33 +0100

The constituency was the only one in favour of keeping the abortion ban.

Sun, 27 May 2018 06:56:13 +0100

Ash and Franz Ferdinand were among the bands to keep the party going at the Titanic Slipways.

Sun, 27 May 2018 00:41:49 +0100

Colin Morgan stars with fellow Irish actor Ciaran Hinds in a bold and timely revival of a political drama at the NT.

Sat, 26 May 2018 22:00:10 +0100

Supporters of the Yes campaign react to the overwhelming vote to overturn the abortion ban.

Sat, 26 May 2018 21:48:37 +0100

The body was discovered on Saturday morning in Dunleer, County Louth.

Sat, 26 May 2018 19:46:29 +0100

Down ease into the Ulster Championship semi-finals with a straightforward 1-18 to 0-14 win over Antrim at Pairc Esler.

Sat, 26 May 2018 19:29:01 +0100

The Republic of Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to overturn the abortion ban by 66.4% to 33.6%.

Donegal News


Sat, 26 May 2018 19:25:57 +0100

It’s a bumper Sunday of GAA action at Celtic Park as Donegal feature in both the Ulster Under20 and Senior games. Donegal’s Ulster Senior Championship campaign continues against Derry in a quarter final fixture. Declan Bonner’s men will look to take another step towards a provincial final by beating their neighbours while Derry will seek […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 17:08:02 +0100

Donegal has voted by 52% to 48% against repealing the 8th amendment. There  was a turnout of 57.06%  – Yes/Tá 48.13% No/Níl 51.87% Nationally Yes won out by 2 votes to 1. Donegal was the only county in Ireland to vote No though the portion of the south of the county in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 16:08:31 +0100

The Joule Donegal International Rally is taking place on the third weekend of June, and the anticipation is building. Drivers, winners and former winners all gathered at An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny last night for the Joule Donegal International Rally Launch. At the launch, Chris Ashmore spoke with Manus Kelly, who is going for his third […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 16:05:50 +0100

The Joule Donegal International Rally takes place on 15, 16, 17 June. The Rally was launched last night at An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny with the Top 40 entries announced, along with some changes to the route. Chris Ashmore got the details from Clerk of the Course Eamon McGee… Chris also spoke with Donegal Motor Club […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 16:02:30 +0100

It was a mixed season for North West clubs on the rugby front. Omagh had a good season, but failed to secure promotion to Division 2B of the All-Ireland League. City of Derry will now join them in Division 2C after they got relegated following a poor season. Ulster will play Champions Cup rugby next […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 15:23:48 +0100

Finn Harps left Ferrycarraig Park in Wexford last night with a point following their 1-1 draw with Wexford. Paddy McCourt had put Harps ahead on 67 minutes through a penalty, but Dean Kelly equalised for Wexford in the last 10 minutes to get his side a share of the spoils. Harps’ boss Ollie Horgan joined […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 14:47:34 +0100

People in South Donegal have voted overwhelmingly in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment. A section of the county forms part of the Sligo/Leitrim constituency and those living in that area voted by 63% to 27% in favour of repeal.  

Sat, 26 May 2018 14:23:25 +0100

The FAI have awarded a grant of €50,000 to the Donegal League for the development of their headquarters at Ballyare. Donegal League vice-chairman Nigel Ferry explained to Chris Ashmore how the money will be put to use…

Sat, 26 May 2018 13:43:58 +0100

Derry City suffered a heavy 4-0 loss at the hands of Waterford FC last night away at the RSC. The tie was as good as over at half-time as Waterford led by 3 goals to nil at the break through goals from Rory Feely, Ismahil Akinade and Sander Puri. Stanley aborah added the fourth deep […]

Sat, 26 May 2018 13:40:47 +0100

Nine til Noon Show Special Broadcast as votes counted in 8th Amendment Referendum: