Latest Derry Stories

2008-08-12 12:02:06

By BRENDAN McDAID ALTNAGELVIN Hospital bosses today revealed plans for a Pounds 14m expansion, with a new wing to cater for heart and stroke patients having now received the green light.

2008-08-06 12:00:33

By Kerry McKittrick One of Belfast's favourite sons, Brian Kennedy is returning to his roots tomorrow night.

2008-08-04 12:00:31

By Margo Sullivan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Aug. 4--DERRY -- Ashley Pereira, 11, of Derry doesn't sugar-coat the facts about those baked potato chips in the Boys and Girls Club vending machine. "The regular ones (potato chips) taste better," she said.

2008-07-30 12:00:48

THE 2008 Magners Big Tickle Comedy Festival will be the biggest yet, according to the organisers. Already Northern Ireland's largest comedy festival, it promises an even bigger and better line up of comedy when the 2008 festival opens its doors on September 5.

2008-07-30 12:00:48

By ANDY CHAPMAN THE legendary crooner Al Martino, the man who secured the first ever number one in the UK Singles Chart, is just one of the highlights in the Millennium Forum's events schedule for September to December.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By BRENDAN McDAID FALCONERS, African musicians and a hotel full of bugs will form some of the highlights of this year's Picnic in the Park at Brooke Park. The free outdoor event will be staged at the historic Derry green space on Saturday, August 2.

2008-07-27 03:00:33

By Lauren McSherry People who have been fighting a proposed power line in the High Desert may soon have a powerful ally on their side.

2008-07-08 12:00:49

By Claire Weir It is feared the facility may be forced to close on July 16 and 17 if workers walk out in a dispute over pay. Unions representing firefighters, baggage handlers and cleaners have been urged by airport operators Derry City Council to exempt their members from the UK-wide strike.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.