Entries by Adam Goodall

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Joule Group invest in Derry City and Strabane to support UAE and Qatar export success,

Technical fire engineering services specialist, Joule Group is winning new business in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar following R&D investment. The new contracts are being delivered by the team in Northern Ireland, creating 16 new jobs at its Londonderry headquarters. The company offers consultancy expertise on fire engineering design, construction and operational processes. Its digital technology […]


Chinese delegation visits city for cultural celebration

Government officials and VIPs from China have visited Derry-Londonderry as part of a celebration of Chinese culture marking four key historic anniversaries. Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District, Councillor Michaela Boyle welcomed the major delegation, led by the Chinese Consul General in Belfast Madame Zhang Meifang, as well as cultural performers who led a […]

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MetaCompliance creates 70 new jobs in Londonderry expansion

A cybersecurity company has announced 70 new jobs in Derry-Londonderry as part of a £4.5 million investment. Based in the city, MetaComplance develops cloud software for cybersecurity and compliance, providing software solutions and e-learning content to educate employees on the dangers of a cyberattack. The firm is looking to grow its business into new markets […]

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Derry~Londonderry Alchemy Tech Services partner with stateside software firm

Alchemy Technology Services has announced their partnership with Silicon Valley software company Guidewire PartnerConnect as a consulting alliance member at the Select level. The Derry~Londonderry based firm has made the announcement just under a year after its official launch in the city last September. Since then, Alchemy has employed 62 full time permanent staff against its three […]

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Holiday Inn Express city centre hotel opens in Derry ~ Londonderry creating 44 jobs

The city of Derry~Londonderry’s tourism sector is thriving, enjoying record occupancy levels and welcoming thousands of visitors each year. The latest addition to the city’s portfolio is the new Holiday Inn Express Hotel, which opened its doors in July 2019. The Holiday Inn Express is part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group, a global company representing […]

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Investment of £8m by EU into Strabane and Lifford Riverine Project.

The European Union has announced that it will provide almost €9m (£7.98m) in funding for a 30-acre park that will cross the Northern Ireland border. The Riverine project, which is designed to increase cross-border understanding, will stretch from Strabane, a town in west Tyrone, to Lifford, a town in the neighboring county of Donegal. The […]

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IT giant Allstate plans to open new 850-seat facility in Derry

MULTI-award winning technology giant Allstate is in negotiations to move into a new purpose-built 850-seat flagship office block in Derry, the Irish News can reveal. The company, one of Northern Ireland’s first major IT inward investors, is understood to have identified a site at Ebrington, and expects the building to be open within two to […]

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Ireland North West drinks companies In Good Spirits for Philadelphia showcase

Ireland North West drinks companies In Good Spirits for Philadelphia showcase: Two North West companies are travelling to Philadelphia this week to take part in a prestigious Irish American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) Craft Drinks event.   Locally based Baronscourt Brewing Company, and  The Muff Liquor Company from Donegal, will showcase their produce, connect with […]

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Significant City Deal and Economic Growth Funding Package confirmed for Derry and Strabane

Significant City Deal and Economic Growth Funding Package confirmed for Derry and Strabane. The announcement today of a £105M economic package by the UK Government in the Derry City and Strabane City Region has been widely welcomed by City and District partners with the Mayor saying it will be “a significant catalyst for change and […]