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Discover the Maiden City and the rest of the North West on the world wide web. If you have a site that you think we would like email us here.


Arts & Entertainment

 

City of Derry Jazz Festival - Guide to what's on at Northern Ireland's biggest Jazz festival.

 

Millennium Forum - Ireland's largest theatre complex situated inside the historic Derry Walls.

The Waterside Theatre -
Keep up to date with what's coming up on this comprehensive website.

 

The Playhouse - The Award Winning Playhouse is one of Ireland’s leading Art Centres situated in the heart of the historic walled city.

 

Derry's Playhouse Writers - We are writers of poetry, novels, plays, short stories, biography, autobiography, scripts (for both film and television), and essays.

The Nerve Centre - premier production house for the creation of new music, film, video, animation and digital media.

 

The Verbal Arts Center - The Verbal Arts Centre is an award winning accessible building and provides a rich and creative environment suitable for a wide range of activities.

 

bogsideartists.com - The official site of the Bogside Artists who have created the people's gallery in the murals of the Bogside.

purederry.com - unfortunately now in retirement, this site offers an irreverant look at life in the maiden city. Thankfully you can still browse through past issues.

imarocker.com - air guitars aside - this site simply rocks.

 

gettogether.at - A great new what's on guide for Derry and the North West of Ireland. It's an informative resource platform free to the public which aims to highlight the northwest region as a worthy destination.

artslistings.com - Island of Ireland arts and entertainment listings site.

culturenorthernireland.org - bright, very informative and easy to use. This is an excellent site, well researched and covers all northern counties extensively.

 

The Riverside Theatre, Coleraine - You can receive information and book tickets to all shows by contacting the Theatre Box Office. Theatre facilities include a licensed bar, tea / coffee and shop.

 

Danny Boy Festival - The Danny Boy Festival has been developed by Limavady Borough Council to celebrate the town’s connection with Northern Ireland’s famous song “Danny Boy” through the colourful and cultural mix of music, sport, entertainment and displays of rural crafts and traditions.

 

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Community Organisations

 

Rath Mor/Creggan Enterprises Ltd - Working to address social & economic needs in the local community.

The Aisling Centre - Helps to enhance self-esteem so people can live in more creative & meaningful ways.

City Of Londonderry Grand Orange Lodge - The history and work of the city's Grand Orange Lodge.

Rainbow Project - Find out what's happening in the gay community in Derry.

 

Tide - a teachers' network which supports creative work to meet young people's educational entitlement.

Social Ecomony Network - SEN's supports the development of Social Firms and work support initiatives promoting equal rights and employment opportunities in the workplace for people with a disability.

Bogside And Brandywell Initiative - a tidy and content rich site detailing what's happening in the Brandywell and Bodside, the history of the area and new and proposed regeneration initiatives.

 

The National Trust Northern Ireland - The National Trust has been active in Northern Ireland since 1936. This site has loads of information on all the protected buildings and sites throught the province.

 

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Health & Advice

 

The Northlands Centre - Over 25 years ago Northlands became the very first community-based, independent treatment centre in Ireland

Steer
- A forum for people with mental health difficulties to share their experiences and feelings confidentially.

The Aisling Centre - Helps to enhance self-esteem so people can live in more creative & meaningful ways.

Foyle Women's Aid - Help support and advice for those affected by domestic violence

New Youth Project For Drugs - NYPD is a project in the Derry City Council area providing education and advice for young people who are experiencing problems with drugs and alcohol.

Rainbow Project - The Rainbow Project aims to address the physical, mental and emotional health of gay and bisexual men living in, working in or visiting Northern Ireland.

RNIB NI Derry Resource Centre
- Advice and contact details for the RNIB resource center in Derry.

 

They Work For You.com - is a non-partisan, volunteer-run website which aims to make it easy for people to keep tabs on their elected representatives.


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History


geographica.com - original NITB site that still has a pretty good history of Derry section.

limavady.org
- neat little site about life in Limavady today and yesterday.

CAIN -
Cain Web Service - Conflict Archive On The Internet.

CAIN
- Templegrove Action Research Limited: Life in Two Enclave Areas in Northern Ireland

freederry.org - The Gasyard Development Trust incorporating The Bloody Sunday Trust.

City Of Londonderry Grand Orange Lodge - The history and work of the city's Grand Orange Lodge.

 

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Learning

Derry Public Library - Official site of the Derry Public Library. Vast amount of information and very easy to find your way about.

Heritage And Museum Service - This web site outlines the range of facilities and services offered by the Heritage & Museum Service. It has information on the Tower, Workhouse and Harbour Musuems and The Amelia Earhart Museum.

National Library For The Blind - a gateway to library and information services for visually impaired people.

Western Education And Library Board - the local authority for the provision of education, library and youth services in the Council areas of Omagh, Fermanagh, Derry, Strabane and Limavady.

 

The Verbal Arts Center - The Verbal Arts Centre is an award winning accessible building and provides a rich and creative environment suitable for a wide range of learning activities.

Magee University - The Universitry of Ulsters Magee campus, is a mixture of historical and new buildings and modern and traditional facilities.

 

www.epicentreireland.com - Electronics Production and Innovation Centre - A technology and innovation centre for the North West cross border region where practical industrial problems can be solved in partnership between local companies and the three further/higher education institutions in the region.

North West Institute of Further & Higher Education - North West Institute of Further & Higher Education is one of the fastest growing colleges in Northern Ireland.

culturenorthernireland.org - bright, very informative and easy to use. This is an excellent site, well researched and covers all northern counties extensively.

St. Mary's Ladies College - St Mary's College is an all girls' school situated in the Creggan area of Derry in Northern Ireland. Since its opening in 1959, it has gained an international reputation for excellence.

 

Thornhill College - Thornhill College an 11-18 girls' college with a student population of 1500 Founded by the 1886, the college transferred to its present scenic surroundings, three miles north of the city of Derry in 1932.

Limavady Grammar School - Limavady Grammar School is a school with a long and proud history for academic and extra-curricular success, as well as being noted for its integrated approach to education.

St.Columb's College - Located on the Buncrana Road St. Columb's College has been educating catholic boys in Derry since 1879.

Limavady High School - Limavady High School is a controlled, co-educational school which offers a comprehensive education to all children living in Limavady and the surrounding area.

Oakgrove College - based on the ethos that everyone is equal and has the right not to be discriminated against in any way, particularly with regard to religious or cultural identity, or gender,or ability.

Comhairle.org - The council for Irish-medium Education was set up in 2000 by the Department of Education to promote, facilitate and encourage Irish-medium education and schools in the north of Ireland.

CAIN - Templegrove Action Research Limited: Life in Two Enclave Areas in Northern Ireland

 

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Local Government
 

All 26 NI Local Councils

 

Derry City Council

Limavady Borough Council

Coleraine Borough Council

Strabane District Council

Omagh District Council

Donegal County Council

 

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Media

 

Belfast Telegraph - Northwest Edition


Coleraine Chronicle


Coleraine Leader

 

Coleraine Times

 

Derry Journal

 

Derry People/Donegal News

 

Fermanagh Herald

 

iNews (North-West Regional College Online Newspaper)

 

Londonderry Sentinel

 

Northern Constitution (Limavady)


Northern Constitution (Magherafelt)

 

Roe Valley Sentinal

 

Strabane Weekly News

 

Tyrone Constitution

 

Ulster Herald


Ulster Gazette

 

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Sport & Recreation

 

Foyle Cup 2006 - Local and international youth soccer tournament. Get details of the teams attendi, fixtures and results

Derry City Football Club - Keep up to date with candystripes rollercoaster season.

Coleraine Football Club
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The official site of Coleraine FC.

Coleraine Rugby Football Club - claims to be one of the most advanced Rugby Football websites around. Decide for yourself. It's not bad, loads of information about fixtures, stats and the history of the club.

Limavady Cricket and Rugby Football Club - latest results, news and fixtures for cricket and rugby in the Limavady area. Also news and tips on the junior and youth rugby league.

Playing For Peace
- Playing for Peace was founded in 2001 on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together.”

 

Inishowen Sub Aqua Club - Inishowen Sub Aqua Club was formed in 1996 and affiliated to C.F.T in November of that year. Headquarters are at Neds Point in Buncrana, in the old lifeboat station. This site provides information on dive training and dive site around the coast of Donegal.

 

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Travel & Tourism


thebestofderrycity.com -
a guide to the best local businesses and up and coming events in the Derry area.

 

visitderry.com - Find out where to shop, stay, what to look at and how to get about, in the Derry area.

countyderry.com - Experience the beauty of one of Ireland's longest continuously inhabited places.

derrytourist.com - An excellent guide to Derry City and surrounding areas.

discovernorthernireland.com - The offical site of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board

 

Celtic European Festival of the Sea - celebration of shared maritime heritage aiming to bring people together from Ireland Britain, Europe and Canada. It will take place on the North Coast, taking in Lough Foyle, Greencastle, Rathlin Island, the River Bann and the Causeway Coast and Glens,between the 22nd May and the 4th June 2006.

 

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