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Basketball Ireland Fixtures Saturday 20th January 2018   Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League:   Pyrobel Killester v Belfast Star, IWA-Clontarf, 19:00; DCU Saints v Garvey’s Tralee Warriors, St Vincent’s, 19:00; Éanna v Moycullen, Colaiste Eanna, 19:00; Maree v UCD Marian, CC-Oranmore, 19:45;   Basketball Ireland Women’s Super League:   NUIG Mystics v Singleton SuperValu Brunell, Colaiste Iognaid, 15:00;…

Donegal has claimed a double in the monthly Basketball Ireland awards for December. Paul McDevitt from the Fabplus North West team based in Ballyshannon, has been won the Women’s Division One coach of the month award, while one of his team, Makenzie Burud, has been named the player of the…

A North West MEP says that Ireland is a step closer to losing it’s neutrality after Ireland signed up to PESCO. PESCO would see a more joined up European structure in defence and military, with 25 EU members, including Ireland involved. This week the European Parliament voted for closer EU…

Basketball Ireland Fixtures: December 6-13th   Wednesday, 6th December 2017           Basketball Ireland Men’s Division One:   Neptune v Keane’s Supervalu Killorglin, Neptune Stadium, 20:00;   Saturday, 9th December 2017     Hula Hoops Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup Quarter Final: DCU Saints v UCD Marian, DCU, 19:00; Black Amber Templeogue v Éanna, Oblates,…

Team Fabplus Northwest are through to the semi-finals of the Women’s Senior Cup following their defeat of UL Huskies in Ballyshannon yesterday. With the teams all-square at the break, the Donegal girls upped their intensity in the final two quarters to win by 69 points to 56. Makenzie Burud hit…

The North West is being promoted to American businesses as ‘the gateway to Europe, The UK and Ireland’. Donegal County Council along with Derry City and Strabane District Councils travelled to Boston to sell the North West to 15 potential local businesses. The Ireland North West Showcase Event is one…

Modest income tax cuts and marked increases in spending on health and housing. That’s one of the main themes to emerge from Budget 2018 delivered yesterday afternoon by Finance Minister Paschal Donohue. In the north west, the reaction was mixed. Meanwhile, word is awaited on a much-expected specific allocation under…