Entries by Adam Goodall

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The Foyle Maritime Festival returned to the banks of the River Foyle

After a four-year absence, the award-winning event has returned with exciting live performances, shop tours, water sports, LegenDerry food trails and much more.The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race also made a welcome return to the Maiden City.This year’s theme is What Lies Beneath, focused on the natural beauty of the oceans, rivers and lakes, and how we […]

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Bready hosts International women’s Tri-Series tournament

A worldwide television audience of hundreds of thousands were tuned into Bready last month as the Ireland’s women cricketers played host to Australia and Pakistan in a Tri-Series tournament. The visiting nations used the event as preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham which featured women’s T20 cricket for the first time. The Australian […]

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Local firms honoured at North West Business Awards

A much-loved Derry bookshop has been crowned Business/Entrepreneur of the year at the North West Business Awards. Little Acorns Bookstore, located on Foyle Street, took home the final award at the annual ceremony, which recognises and celebrates the achievements of local businesses. Among those who paid tribute to Little Acorns and its proprietor, Jenni Doherty, […]

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European travel award for Walled City Market

Derry’s Walled City Market has been named local attraction of the year at a prestigious Europe-wide travel event. The market, which takes place on the first Saturday of every month in Guildhall Square, was praised by the Travel and Hospitality European Travel Awards programme for its uniqueness, customer care, and quality of facilities. It was […]

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‘Cool, credible, cheap’ Derry named one of best places to live in UK

Derry has been hailed as the best place to live in Northern Ireland in a survey by The Sunday Times. The newspaper praised the city as “cool, credible and cheap” in its annual UK-wide list, highlighting the benefits of “years of investment” and the millions of pounds spent regenerating the town centre. Judges added: “Younger […]