Business support, just the job

Let’s get back to work! Whether you want to get a foot on the first step of the ladder, have been made redundant or are yearning to retrain, there is help available. The UK Government is working hand-in-hand with businesses to offer opportunities to young people. Here we focus on four schemes – for more […]

The Best Local Live Music is Now Online

The Alley Theatre Continues to Bring the Best of Local Music through Digital Live Streaming Over the past month the Alley Theatre has been bringing music back to life through a series of concerts recorded on the Alley stage, streamed on their Facebook and Youtube pages entitled ‘The Vaccine Sessions’.  Supporting local bands and musicians, […]

Sion chippy wins tasty award

A popular Sion Mills fish and chip shop – who pride themselves on ‘giving people what they want, exactly how they want it’ – has achieved a glittering second place at a prestigious competition. Staff at ‘Joe’s Traditional Fish and Chips Shop’ were delighted to learn that they were runners-up in the hotly-contested ‘NI Fish […]

The Alley Theatre delighted to bring back weekend music

The Alley Theatre is delighted to be bringing the best of local bands, singer-songwriters and musicians back to audiences through a series of online gigs ‘The Vaccine Sessions’, streamed over the Alley Theatre Facebook and Youtube pages every Saturday at 9pm. So far we have welcomed ‘Without Willow’ and ‘Tramp’ over the last two weeks […]

A passion for the environment opens new opportunities

“We’re always looking for innovative ways to do things” Having grown up and lived in the Sperrins her whole life, Oonagh McKenna is passionate about the area and creating a positive legacy for future generations. When Oonagh joined Dalradian six years ago it was in a community relations role that occasionally gave her the chance […]

Inject Music with The Alley Theatre ‘Vaccine Sessions’

The Alley Brings an Injection of Music Into Your Home with ‘The Vaccine Sessions’ Starting this week the Alley Theatre is bringing a series of online gigs featuring the  best of the North Wests musicians, bands and singer songwriters recorded on the Alley stage.  The ‘Vaccine Session’ gigs will be streamed over the Alley Theatre […]

Mining career change brings new opportunities

“I’m helping ‘cut the sod’ for the next generation” When Dominic Coyle started his career in the construction sector 30-years ago he had no idea that one day he would be helping lay the groundwork for an underground gold-copper-silver mine in Tyrone. For Dominic, who joined Dalradian six years ago after returning from Australia, the […]

Ready to embrace a new discovery?

The wait is over and the Alley Theatre and Strabane Visitor Information Centre is back just in time for the Summer months. Strabane’s hub of culture is partially reopened in line with Covid 19 restrictions with the following services available: Box Office/ Strabane Visitor Information Centre, Studio 1 Craft Collective and our Gallery. Open Monday […]

The Garden Depot celebrates one year in Strabane

From hosting special events to celebrate the magic of the holidays, to selling the finest flowers, opening up a special in-house café for hungry shoppers and giving customers a wealth of choice for all their outdoor needs, ‘The Garden Depot’ has certainly enjoyed a memorable one year of business in the heart of Strabane. While […]

Dalradian Community Support Tops £1M

Additional funding of £4m to be provided during mine operations After its first decade in Northern Ireland, support from Dalradian for charities and community organisations across Tyrone and Fermanagh has reached £1.1 million. Most of the grants and donations have been provided through the Dalradian Community Fund (formerly known as the Tyrone Fund). Dalradian’s ambition […]