Tagged: river

FISH FEST NETS GAINS FOR NORTH WEST

A new and free family-friendly angling event – Fish Fest – will take place in Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone, this Saturday and Sunday. This major all-new angling event on the riverbanks of the scenic River Strule is being organised by...

NI FIre and rescue

FIRE CREWS RESCUE HORSES FROM RIVER FOYLE

Firefighters using specialised equipment have rescued two horses from the River Foyle. Fire crews from Crescent Link in Derry, Strabane and Omagh were involved in the rescue near Strabane yesterday afternoon. Firefighters used two sleds,...

MAN RESCUED FROM RIVER FOYLE

A man has been taken to Altnagelvin Hospital in Derryafter being rescued from the River Foyle by members of the emergency services. Firefighters from Crescent Link and Northland Road stations assisted members of the PSNI in...

FIREFIGHTERS RESCUE MAN (22) FROM RIVER FOYLE

A 22-year-old man has been rescued from the River Foyle in Derry by firefighters. Members of the water rescue team, based at Crescent Link Fire Station in the Waterside, used a water sledge and lines...

FLOAT YOUR BOAT AND PADDLE YOUR OWN CANOE BY MOONLIGHT!

The upcoming LegenDerry Maritime Festival is offering members of the public the opportunity to get wet and wild on Europe’s fastest flowing tidal river during the nine-day extravaganza. Foyle Paddlers Canoe Club will be holding...

DERRY CLIPPER BEGINS 2,850 MILE JOURNEY HOME

The Derry “LondonDerry” Doire has begun the 2,850 mile journey home across the Atlantic from New York on Race 14 of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race. And skipper Sean McCarter is looking forward...