Posts Tagged "Derry"

New cross border Wagyu Beef partnership

New cross border Wagyu Beef partnership

Glebe Wagyu Beef in Faughanvale, Co Derry,  street food trader Pyke’N’Pommes of Derry city, and Donegal craft butchers  Gallagher’s of Castlefinn have come together in a new ‘farm to fork’ partnership. Joe McGinnis of Glebe Wagyu Beef says under the new deal, their beef will be supplied exclusively to Pyke’N’Pommes and and cut to order…

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Skeoge social housing scheme completed as final residents move in

Skeoge social housing scheme completed as final residents move in

The final set of keys have been handed over in the award-winning 280-home Skeoge social housing development in Derry’s Galliagh district,  say project partners Fold Housing Association and local developers, Braidwater. “The scheme began construction in 2010 and the first residents moved into Skeoge in 2012,” says Fold’s Director of Development, Anita Conway.  Braidwater and…

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Foyle Marina in the spotlight!

Foyle Marina in the spotlight!

With the full Clipper Race fleet now assembled in Derry, Foyle Marina is basking in a bit of the media spotlight! This is great news for marine tourism in the city and the region, because it can boost leisure traffic to Lough Foyle. The marina is owned and run by Foyle Port, who manage marine…

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Port celebrates 160th Anniversary in Clipper week!

Port celebrates 160th Anniversary in Clipper week!

As the city celebrates with the Clipper Race fleet and LegenDerry Maritime Festival, Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners are planning to celebrate their own landmark event this Saturday – their 160th Anniversary!   “We’re planning a family fun day for staff and their families, and an evening event so our customers and stakeholders can celebrate with…

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Kennedy announces appointment of Chair to Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners

Kennedy announces appointment of Chair to Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners

Regional Development Minister Danny Kennedy has announced the appointment of Bonnie Anley as new Chair to the Board of Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners. This is a first appointment and takes effect from 8 February 2014 and will be for four years until 7 February 2018. Minister Kennedy said: “I am very pleased to announce this appointment today. …

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Garvan O’Doherty chairs his final board meeting at Port

Garvan O’Doherty chairs his final board meeting at Port

Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners have paid tribute to their outgoing Chairman, Garvan O’Doherty, who led their board meeting for the last time on Wednesday 29th January.  Mr O’Doherty has served as a Port and Harbour Commissioner for the past 15 years, also serving one term as Deputy Chairman and two terms as Chairman, a…

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Foylehov Limavady turn to the sun for renewable energy

Foylehov Limavady turn to the sun for renewable energy

Congratulations to Foyle Hovercrafting and Leisure – Foylehov – who have turned  to the sun for their energy. They have just installed 26 x 250w solar panels at their Carrowmena Farm premises outside Limavady in Co Derry, which can provide up to 6.5 kwh of electricity.    The 6.5kwh is based on the assumption of…

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3 easy ways Hootsuite can save you time on social media posting

Hootsuite is a free-source social media scheduling tool and more. Yes, you can choose a paid upgrade but the free level is just fine for most small businesses.  Set up your account from www.hootsuite.com and then use these simple steps to save you time and boost your efficiency on social media:   Scheduling posts to…

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