BBC News | Northern Ireland | Foyle and West


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:48:08 +0100

The DUP MP's failure to declare two trips to Sri Lanka dominates the local newspapers.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:22:05 +0100

It comes as the prime minister is due to arrive in Northern Ireland to visit the border.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:02:02 +0100

The district judge at Londonderry Magistrate's Court has raised the issue of defendants and their alleged victims travelling on the same bus.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:24:05 +0100

Clear skies for Saturday - look ahead at the weekend weather.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:27:01 +0100

The Irish government proposes banning rickshaws amid drug-dealing and safety complaints.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:14:02 +0100

Deprived areas of Belfast have the highest rates of premature death in the UK, data suggests.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:43:04 +0100

All-Ireland champions Dublin and Kerry, the most successful county in championship history, visit Tyrone and Monaghan respectively in the Super 8s.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:53:52 +0100

Irish Premiership champions Crusaders play Slovenian side Olimpija Ljubljana in the second round of qualifying for the Europa League.

Donegal News


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:15:28 +0100

A new initiative by Donegal County Councils Litter Management team to tackle dog fouling in public places has received a very positive response from members of the public. As part of the new initiative colourful paw prints are stencilled on footpaths, indicating dog litter should be disposed of. Martin Roarty, Litter Warden for Letterkenny Municipal […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:05:42 +0100

The GAA Programme in association with Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure, is broadcast every Wednesday from 8.30pm – 9pm. On this week’s programme, Tom Comack is joined by Donegal 1992 All-Ireland winning captain Anthony Molloy and former Roscommon star forward and All-Ireland club winner Frankie Dolan to look ahead to Saturday’s big game meeting of […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:48:35 +0100

It’s emerged that the father of one of the men who died in the tragedy off Malin Head also drowned in the same area 40 years ago. Gerry Doherty died after the boat he was on capsized on Tuesday. A 16 year old boy named locally as Thomas Weir from Scotland also lost his life. […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:10:59 +0100

Gardai in Letterkenny have released two people this morning after they were both detained under the Waste Management Act.  A man aged 60 and a 28 year old woman were arrested yesterday under the provisions of Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and brought to Letterkenny Garda Station for questioning. After being quizzed about […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:45:02 +0100

Tune in every morning after 7am for your chance to win the next secret sound! Here’s a list of the answers so far for this secret sound. Tapping feet Golf ball into cup Ice cubes dropping into cup Horse shoes in a yard Rubbish going into Wheelie bin Balls coming out of snooker table Bingo […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:19:31 +0100

Residents in South Inishowen are being urged to be on the alert following a number of attempted break-ins. Houses in Burt, Carrigans, Killea and Newtowncunningham have been targeted in recent weeks by two men said to be driving a silver Volvo. The car has been sighted driving back in the direction of Derry. Gardai have […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:16:38 +0100

A meeting to discuss funding for road improvement works on Arranmore and Tory Island has been described as shockingly disappointing. The meeting involving all stakeholders was called as its claimed that no specific agency will provide the much needed funding for the roads. Member of the Islands Committee, Councillor Micheal Cholm MacGiolla Easbuig says they […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:12:52 +0100

The jury in the trial of a Donegal teenager accused of raping a schoolmate is due to begin its deliberations today at the Central Criminal Court. The accused, aged19 has denied one count of rape and another of oral rape of a then 16-year-old girl behind a building in a town in Co Donegal in […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:56:07 +0100

The British Prime Minister begins her two-day trip to the North today. Theresa May is to meet business leaders and address concerns around Brexit: The issue of the the Irish Border remains a crucial sticking point in the UKs withdrawal negotiations with the EU. Theresa May will today visit the area where she will meet […]

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:23:06 +0100

Kenny Shiels is looking for his Derry City side to get back into the tie when they meet Dinamo Minsk later today in the second leg of their Europa League qualifier. The Candystrips are in Belarus trailing 2-0 from the first leg. Kick Off 4pm. Derry defender Conor McDermott is suspended and Nicky Low is […]