Business Boost sets Ink Wing Academy on pathway to grow

Castlederg creative writing facilitator and educator Michelle Young has successfully expanded the client base of her Ink Wing Academy in recent months thanks to mentoring she received in Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Business Boost programme. The Ink Wing Academy deliver writing skills projects in local schools and community groups aimed at giving young […]

Public invited to attend Easter Monday commemoration

, Carr BRIAN Cawley, chairperson of Tyrone National Graves, has invited the public to the annual Tyrone National Graves Association County Commemoration in Carrickmore on Easter Monday at 3pm. Mr Cawley said, “I look forward to seeing large crowds this year again in Carrickmore at our annual County Commemoration. Everyone is welcome and Tyrone National […]

‘Don’t be denied your vote’ – Begley

Sinn Féin candidate in the Westminster by-election, Órfhlaith Begley, is urging people in the constituency to ensure they are registered to vote in time for polling day. “The right to vote was hard won in the North so it is very important that people ensure they do not allow that right to be taken off […]

Strabane residents urged to attend Consumer Parliament

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Maolíosa McHugh launches the Consumer Parliament which takes place on March 23 at the Guildhall. The Consumer Council is reminding consumers and residents of Strabane to have their say on the consumer issues that concern them. The Consumer Council is staging a free‘Consumer Parliament’, in partnership with […]

Live Music with The Whileaways at The Alley

Moving On Music welcomes ‘The Whileaways’ to the Alley Theatre on Thursday March 15. The Whileaways’ world is one of harmonies and beautifully crafted original music. Using American folksong as a starting point, the three-piece cut their own trail through the undergrowth of roots music. The band began life playing sessions in the folk melting […]

Countdown to Strabane’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations

The Wailin Banshees who will be headlining the stage in Butcher Street. THE countdown to the St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Strabane featuring a whole host of activities for everyone with a strong focus on music, dance and celebration. The main attraction of the event will be the St Patrick’s Day carnival parade which will […]