Harte and McCurry shoot Red Hands to Ulster Final win


By Alan Rodgers LATE scores from Peter Harte and Darren McCurry fired Tyrone to their 16th Ulster title thanks to a nerve-wrecking victory over Monaghan by 0-16 to 0-15. The Red Hands had to show all their guile and experience to close out an enthralling provincial decider before an attendance of 18000 at Croke Park. […]


Owen Roes set for Aghyaran in Intermediate Championship


By Niall Gartland THE draw for the 2021 Tyrone Club Championship draw was made tonight, and as always, there are some intriguing clashes to whet the appetite. In the senior championship, reigning champions Dungannon meet the winners of a preliminary round clash between Ardboe and Dromore. Other notable ties include the meeting of Clonoe and […]

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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 […]


Further £6m allocated to much-delayed A5 road scheme


MORE than £6m has been allocated to the much-delayed A5 dual carriageway scheme for the next financial year, Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, has announced. The £6.2m sum comes as part of a larger £77.8m that has been committed by the Department for Infrastructure to a host of flagship projects across the North deemed crucial for […]


Executive gives go ahead for 24 May restriction easing


The Northern Ireland Executive has given the green light for further relaxation of Covid 19 restrictions from Monday 24 May, according to reports. As of Monday, hotels, indoor hospitality venues and visitor attractions will be allowed to open their doors for the first time in months, while up to 500 spectators will be allowed to […]


‘Proud’ to see soldier’s name added to war memorial


A CASTLEDERG man who uncovered the forgotten story of a relative killed on the battlefields of the First World War has spoken of his family’s “immense pride” at seeing the soldier’s name finally added to the town’s war memorial. Charlie Goan, who works as a freelance genealogist, said his family would be “eternally grateful” after […]


Delay in repairing Ardstraw bridge seems ‘excessive’


A CASTLEDERG councillor has called for the process of getting roads closed to be streamlined after it took almost four months to get a bridge repaired in the Ardstraw area. Keith Kerrigan said the bridge had been damaged after being struck in early July, causing four large coping stones to be dislodged. The DUP Derg […]