‘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 […]

Canavan set to miss club championship

DARRAGH Canavan is likely to miss the entirety of the club championship after breaking his wrist at training. The Errigal Ciaran youngster missed this afternoon’s 1-16 to 0-5 victory over Carrickmore, and as things stand it’s likely he’ll miss their upcoming club championship campaign as well, which starts against Pomeory in Sunday fortnight’s time. It […]



Confirmed case at Strabane school

There has been a confirmed case of Covid-19 at Strabane Academy. In a statement released this afternoon, Strabane Academy said they have been informed of a confirmed case of Covid-19 within their school  community. The statement read, “We have just been informed of a confirmed case of COVID-19 within our school community. “Following guidelines, the […]