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Best Places to Eat in Derry!

Picture this: the sun is shining, you’re with your friend and you’re just about to go into your favourite restaurant which you haven’t been able to go to in months. Well, that day is soon to be upon us as restrictions across the country are beginning to lift! So, to make sure you’re well prepared, […]

Hit the Road! – Driving in Derry

If you’re moving from Derry to another country you may be wondering a few things, such as, do I need to exchange my driving licence? What side of the road do they drive on? Will I have to retake my test? Well we’re here to answer them! Let’s start with the simple one, we drive […]

A Day in Derry

There are so many wonderful things to see and do in this historic city, so much in fact that it would be hard to fit everything into one day but we’re here to give you an idea of what you can get up to if you’re out for a day in Derry! As restrictions are […]

Destination Derry – A Great Place to Work

So you’ve made the move to Derry – great! Relocating can be a scary but also incredibly exciting time and here at Destination Derry, we want to offer you a comprehensive guide to everything that you might want to know before becoming a Derry resident. Throughout these blog posts, we’ll take you through everything, from […]

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Successful ‘Connecting with Home’ Event St. Patrick’s Eve 2021

Destination Derry ‘Connecting with Home’ Event St. Patrick’s Eve 2021 Destination Derry are a not-for-profit, collaborative social enterprise, aiming to raise the profile of Derry city and county as a great place to live, work, study and visit. Last Tuesday, on the 16th of March, Destination Derry held their virtual ‘Connecting with Home’ St. Patrick’s […]

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Michael Taggart’s Journey Around Co Derry

As part of our recent #connectingwithhome online event for Destination Derry Michael Taggart enjoyed put together his favourite ‘must visit’ attractions in his home county of Derry. In this first part of a journey through County Derry he introduces local attractions that are right on our doorstep. Derry is definitely full of hidden treasures!

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Connecting With Home

Destination Derry launching our most exciting project to date This St. Patrick’s Day Eve, on the 16th of March at 7pm, Destination Derry are launching their most exciting project yet. ‘Connecting with Home’ is a virtual event for locals and the Derry diaspora across the world. Our lives have been affected by the pandemic and […]

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Funding the Future: The Game-Changing Derry City Deal

City Deal and Inclusive Future Fund Launched on the 24th of February 2021, the Derry City and Strabane District Council have secured funding of £210m as part of the City Deal and Inclusive Future Fund, making it the largest ever single investment package from the UK Government and Northern Ireland Executive. Derry City and Strabane […]

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Virtual St. Patricks Celebrations With Destination Derry and Friends.

Press Release 18th Feb 2021 Another St. Patricks Day without local or global celebrations and the Irish community coming together to connect and celebrate as only they know how. This year  Destination Derry and Friends want you to join with us as we celebrate St Patrick’s eve virtually, an evening filled with friends, “Home”, Irish […]

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Ulster University Relocates School of Health Sciences

In Conversation with Ulster University about the School of Health Sciences On Tuesday the 2nd of February, we interviewed a spokesperson from Ulster University about the relocation of the School of Health Sciences. DD: How did the relocation of the Ulster University School of Health Sciences to Derry come about? UU: As the Ulster University […]