Sperrins Killeter Hillwalking Festival Opens Up A ‘Whole New World’ For Schoolteacher Catherine

Derry schoolteacher Catherine Montgomery is looking forward to returning to where her love affair with walking began when the Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival returns on 14th and 15th September. The Fermanagh native was a novice walker when the festival was first hosted by Derry City and Strabane District Council and Far and Wild back […]

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Foyle Maritime Festival 2020

  Derry City and Strabane District Council is delighted to announce that The Foyle Maritime Festival is set to take place from Saturday 25th July until Sunday 02nd August 2020 The event will feature the Clipper 2019-20 Round the World Yacht Race as part of its international programme of events, making it the fifth consecutive […]

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Strabane Comedian Ruairi Woods Brings Hilarious New Show ‘Panic Groom’ To The Alley

Strabane born comedian Ruairi Woods is returning to his roots with his highly anticipated new solo show ‘Panic Groom’. After selling out the legendary Limelight Belfast, Ruairi arrives at The Alley Theatre in Strabane on July 19th with his hilarious new show for one night only! Set in the cabaret style auditorium, the performance promises […]

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Strabane Hosts International Appalachian Trail (IAT) Ulster Ireland – Outdoor Economy Event

A special forum has taken place in Strabane this week focusing on developing the tourism potential of the International Appalachian Trail (IAT) Ulster Ireland, a cross border long distance walking trail that takes in locations running from west Donegal, through the Sperrin Mountains, the North Coast, and the Glens of Antrim before finishing at Larne. […]

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Strabane Summer Jamm’s ‘Country Fest’ Promises A ‘Super Sunday’ For All The Family

Music fans are set for a feast of entertainment for all the family on Sunday 16th June when the Strabane Summer Jamm festival concludes by bringing together some of the biggest & most exciting acts on the Irish country music circuit. Johnny Brady and David James will headline ‘Country Fest’ for a FREE four-hour-long open […]

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Baronscourt and Muff Liquor Drinks Companies Showcasing In Philadelphia

A locally-based brewing company that specialises in creating flavoursome artisan craft beers is to showcase its produce to some of the top influencers in the drinks industry when the company travels to Philadelphia this week. Baronscourt Brewing Company, are in the United States alongside Donegal based The Muff Liquor Company as part of an Ireland […]

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Museum Loan Boxes Offer Glimpse Of Life During WWII :Derry-Strabane

07 May 2019 The museums and heritage service of Derry City and Strabane District Council are introducing an exciting and innovative service for local schools and groups to help recreate a sense of what life was really like for people living through the Second World War. As the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the […]

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Country Legend Nathan Carter To Headline ‘Strajamba 2019’

29 April 2019 Strabane will be buzzing with live music on Saturday 15th June 2019 as country legend Nathan Carter & his amazing band top the bill at this year’s ‘Strajamba’ Festival. ‘Strajamba’ is organised by the Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) and is aimed at improving Strabane as a thriving and vibrant town for […]

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One Month Until New Manchester Service Takes Flight

26 April 2019 The countdown is on…with just one month to go until Loganair’s first inaugural flight to Manchester scheduled to depart on May, 24th 2019. This is fantastic news for the North West as it provides direct connectivity to one of the main hubs in the North of England and creates opportunities for onward […]

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Launch Of The Alley Theatre’s Summer Programme 2019

18 April 2019 Residents across the Derry City and Strabane District Council area are being encouraged to check out the Alley Theatre’s latest Spring/Summer programme of events that has just been formally launched. Among the highlights of the season that takes place from May – September are top comedy drama with Nula & Noeleen in […]

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Castlederg Proves Perfect Host For NW Angling Fair

08 April 2019 A host of the UK and Ireland’s top fly-dressers, casters and anglers were in Castederg Castle at the weekend as hundreds of visitors attended the 2019 North West Angling Fair. Derry City and Strabane District Council hosted the two day event in Castlederg for the first time with demonstrations and tuition on […]

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Family-Friendly ‘Trad And Folk Session’ At the Alley Theatre,Strabane

25 March 2019 The Strabane Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann will be holding its monthly ‘Family Trad and Folk Session’ in the Café Area of the Alley Theatre between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday 30th March. This session is open to all families in the district and is a great chance for children and young […]

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Golfers Tee Up For Walled City of Derry & Strabane Pro Am Tournament

25 March 2019 Professional and amateur golfers are teeing up for the Walled City of Derry & Strabane Pro Am Tournament, which will take place on 24th and 25th August 2019. As one of the largest events in this year’s PGA calendar, the tournament hosts 52 teams and a total of 208 golfers. Sponsored by […]

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Draft Green Infrastructure Plan Consultation Launched At The Green Infrastructure & Climate Change Conference: Derry-Strabane

13 March 2019 Derry City & Strabane District Council and its Green Infrastructure (GI) Partners this week formally announced details of an ambitious and forward thinking Green Infrastructure Plan 2019 – 2032 for the City and District. The Plan and consultation was launched by the Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor John […]

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LegenDerry Food Experience Event Hosts Food Strategy Launch

28 February 2019 The Walled City Brewery’s “LegenDerry Food Experience” showcase event last night was the perfect setting for Derry City and Strabane District Council to announce details of its ambitious plans to build on the city and district’s unique food offering in order to position Derry~Londonderry as the number one food destination on the […]

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