Happenings

Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon
Derry's Switch Skate Park celebrated its second birthday today with a massive Park Sesh
The Paralympic Flame arrived in the city this afternoon, marking the beginning of celebrations for the 2012 Paralympic Games
Mayor Kevin Campbell said everyone should turn out to mark what will be "a celebration of remarkable human achievement"
The parade, which will leave Waterside Railway Station at 2pm on Saturday afternoon, is expected to be a riot of colour and music
The GAA star said he was delighted to be in Derry, a city he says is synonymous with Civil Rights
According to race director Gerry Lynch, the new route should be a welcome change for runners
A highlight of the Foyle Pride Festival since 2007, this event has become one of the most important annual musical events in the northwest
Running from August 24th to 26th, the festival will hold a host of concerts spanning the genres of classical and baroque music
The Foo Fighters, The Stone Roses and Florence and the Machine will be performing at Boucher Playing Fields on August 21st and 22nd
Pump Street was turned into a battle ground to recreate the period in the 1780s when Irish Volunteer Companies were being formed

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Climate Strike, Guildhall Square Friday 1pm, and 'Our Earth Our Future' March from Waterside Train Station to Guildhall at 2pm on Saturday
One premises in 17 was burgled in Donegal since 2010, a 5.75% burglary rate, but well below national average of 13.34%, says Phonewatch
Police photo shows the car containing command wired explosive device in Creggan would have endangered the lives of two neighbouring families
Famed trad singer Kate Crossan, Irish music and dance, African djembe drumming on Culture Night this Friday, build-up begins from noon
NWRC science student and local mum Suzanne Ramage has made it to UK finals of World Skills Competition as a lab technician