Minimum wage up in Northern Ireland

Local accountants MLMG of Buncrana say the National Minimum Wage for the UK and Northern Ireland has gone up. The minimum wage for adults has now increased to £6.31 . The rise,  first announced in April of this year,  follows the recommendations of the UK’s Low Pay...

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...

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...