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New Year Court Reports

Drama unfolded at Derry Courthouse during the week, as the legal system dealt with a backlog of criminal cases from across the festive period. Pure Derry were at court to bring you the latest. ~ Fifty eight year old mother of four, Baguetta O’Hara, was first in front of magistrates, as the court heard how

Christmas Weather Forecast

Pyjamas are expected throughout the Province today, as the seldom-seen Irish phenomenon of wind, rain and cold, combine to make wardrobes and bedroom furniture inaccessible throughout the day. Thousands of families around the country are struggling without power today – including the power to move off the sofa, willpower to stop eating Quality Street and

October Derry Court Reports

DERRY COURT REPORTS ~ Legal drama unfolded in Derry Courthouse on Tuesday morning, as twenty two year old Shee-ra Doherty was found guilty of repeatedly eating half of her boyfriend’s Chinese, despite claims she wasn’t hungry. Taking the stand to give evidence, Kam House staff member Pandora McCrossan confirmed that Miss Doherty had never placed

Dear Majella (May Edition)

I hope you can help me. I’m a 42 year old man who has been living with the same woman now for many years. We have a nice house, decent jobs, a good car and live a comfortable life. I suppose I can’t fault her, she would do anything for me, but lately I’ve started

Majella’s Valentines Mailbag

Dear Majella, I was wondering if could, through the medium of PureDerry, extend my apologies to my wife this Valentines day. In hindsight, my decision to give up ‘Romantic Gestures’ for Lent was ill-advised. Kind Regards, Bookie Hegarty === Dear Majella, Me again. Just realised my wedding anniversary is in a fortnight!! Can I sleep

Pure Derry : Horoscopes

Aries Fortune favours you this week when find an unused shipping container down the back of the sofa. Knowing a good business opportunity when you see one, you convert it into a shop and relocate it to a busy Galliagh roadside. Taurus A visit from an old friend cheers you up this week when they

Dear Majella: Letter From James Mc Clean

Dear Majella, A rumour has started to spread in Derry that I’m going to buy The Bogside Inn. Being from Creggan, this is something of an embarrassment to me and my family obviously. My Da is already getting dirty looks up at the Telstar, and me Ma was asked three times in the town the

Dear Majella: August

Dear Majella, I’ve been starting to feel like a bit of a weirdo lately because I have developed some unusual habits. I’m a 34 year old single fella, and I haven’t had much luck with the ladies the last few years, despite the fact that my mum always buys me nice clothes and I’ve got