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Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Shipping through Foyle Port increased by 27% over the past year leading to before tax profits of over £1.2m, according to the Chairman of Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners.  Mr Garvan O’Doherty announced an excellent set of results for the year 2012 – 13 at the Harbour Commissioners annual general meeting today. Mr O’Doherty described…

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Foyle Port site for NI’s biggest renewable energy plant as £80m funding announced

Foyle Port site for NI’s biggest renewable energy plant as £80m funding announced

The Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners have welcomed the announcement of   £80 million in inward investment funds for NI’s biggest renewable energy plant, which will be built at their Foyle Port facility at Lisahally for Evermore Renewable Energy. Evermore have released details of the construction of a 15.8MWe (Mega Watts electricity) biomass combined heat and…

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Derry Coderdojo at Intelligent Systems Summit, Derry

Derry Coderdojo at Intelligent Systems Summit, Derry

Four schools from Co Derry, Donegal and Tyrone attended the special Derry Coderdojo sessions at the Intelligent Systems Science Exhibition, The Venue, in Derry on 11th and 12th June.  The schools were St Mary’s Park, Drumahoe Primary, Oakgrove College and St Mary’s Magherafelt and we were all delighted with their progress, said Inis Communications director…

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Kindle first for Irish legends As Gaeilge

Kindle first for Irish legends As Gaeilge

Irish legends appear As Gaeilge in ebook format on Amazon Kindle for the first time with the launch on Monday 29th April, of Inis Publications first book – An Donn Cuailgne, also appearing in English as The Brown Bull of Cooley. This is the first in a series of children’s story books aimed at bringing Irish…

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B&Bs set for major gains in 2013

B&Bs set for major gains in 2013

With online bookings up 62% and trade bookings up 26% on 2012, the B&B sector looks set to achieve a major increase in visitors for 2013. A B&B Ireland team of 12 from around the regions, is representing the island-wide body at the Meitheal 2013 event in Dublin’s RDS this week, which is set to…

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