Going underground with Dalradian

The Sperrins are spectacular from any angle, but in the last couple of years over 1,500 people have enjoyed a rather different perspective with a look at how the area looks from the inside! Since the summer of 2016 Dalradian has provided tours of its existing underground operations and supporting above ground infrastructure at the […]


Ireland AM presenter ready for fashionable racegoers

WELL-known fashion presenter Marietta Doran is returning this year to judge the Best Dressed Ladies Day Competition at Sligo Races on Wednesday, August 7. Day one of the two day summer racing festival is an afternoon meeting with a start time of 2.05pm. Gates open at noon. The Eight Card Flat Fixture features the Connaught […]


Halloween Hay Sculpture Trail is back again this year

FREAKISH monsters, ghouls and ghosts are set to return for the biggest and best Halloween Hay Sculpture Trail. Schools, businesses, youth groups, farmers and community groups are all encouraged to get involved in this fun and innovative venture which attracts visitors to the area. The first of its kind in Ireland, established in 2017, the […]

Beckett claims Captain’s Prize

GREGORY Beckett was a popular winner of captain Denis Geelan’s first prize on Saturday on a beautiful day for golf when his 65 was good enough to win by one from Paul Mc Laughlin and Kenny Henderson in second and third places respectively with a pair of 66s. Gross winner was Ray Quinn with Keith […]

Tyrone canter to straightforward victory over Antrim

  Tyrone 2-23 Antrim 2-9   Tyrone 2-23 Antrim 2-9 TYRONE won a one-sided contest at the Athletic Grounds to power past Antrim and into the semi-finals of the Ulster Championship. Mickey Harte’s side had ten different scorers in the first-half alone as they strutted into a 1-16 to 0-5 lead, 1-13 from which came […]


Sommer to ‘Make it Happen’

HIGH JUMPER Sommer Lecky and table tennis player Owen Cathcart have been chosen by Mary Peters Trust for the Bluefin Sport Insurance ‘Make It Happen’ Awards. Selected and shortlisted from a talented pool of athletes, 18 year-old Sommer, who will represent Ireland at the European Indoor Athletics Championships this weekend in Glasgow, and 16 year […]

Remembering Ruby

Ruby! a new play celebrating the life of Belfast singing sensation Ruby Murray is coming to the Alley Theatre later this month.


Holy Cross extends warm welcome to prospective students

Holy Cross College extends a warm welcome to all prospective students and their parents for our Year 8 entry in September 2019. The experience and enthusiasm of our teachers and support staff will ensure that our college aims (below) are achievable: Excellence in Education Formation in the Catholic Faith Care for All  We believe that […]