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2008-09-25 15:00:00

By CLARE WEIR THE strike shutdown at City of Derry airport next week - at the height of the holiday season -prompted fears of chaos for tourists today. Despite last-minute negotiations last night, no agreement could be reached between council and union representatives and services have been suspended from midnight on Tuesday until midnight on Thursday. A Derry City Council spokeswoman said that it had made a strong case to representatives from the Unite union to make council staff who...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.