A day in the life of Trevor Matthews, Mine Manager.


I’m the mine manager for Dalradian and in short that means making sure that all work taking place in the mine is done safely is co-ordinated and is done to world-class standards.  Currently there is no mining taking place but there are still care and maintenance requirements to be undertaken. When mining I staking place […]


A day in the life of Brian Carroll


I am a 38 year old father of two young girls and mining has played an enormous and productive role in my life.  My parents raised myself and my two brothers on a small dairy farm, 19 acres, in Kilkenny.  We all knew that it couldn’t sustain a livelihood for me or my brothers when […]


Enjoy Fermanagh Food & Waterways at Festival Lough Erne


  FESTIVAL LOUGH ERNE, a two day celebration of the very best of local food and Lakelands, is returning for a fourth year on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September 2018.  The weekend will see a host of activities on and off the water with cookery demonstrations from guest chefs, produce courtesy of local artisan […]


Something for everyone at this year’s Walking Festival


Experienced and novice walkers alike are being urged to register now for the North West’s most popular hiking event. The Sperrins and Killeter Walking Festival will be held on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 and will feature a number of new routes that will explore the nature and history of the area. The […]


ComicFest comes to town


You may have seen Spiderman and Wonder Woman at the Strule Arts Centre in Omagh last week, or the Winter Soldier and Harley Quinn on High Street or even galactic villain Thanos around the town. That can only mean one thing-the Omagh ComicFest is almost here! After three very successful years in Enniskillen, ComicFest comes […]


A day in the life at Dalradian – Michael Meenan


I’m from the Gortin area originally and the Curraghinalt exploration site is on my doorstep. My family has been living in the area for generations and I’ve watched as the gold deposit has been developed over the years and how it has provided employment to people from the area. The exploration site has been part […]


A day in the life of Aimee Moore at Dalradian


A day in the life of Aimee Moore at Dalradian If someone had told me a year ago I would be working in an interesting and fulfilling job on my door step.  I would’nt have belived them. I couldn’t  be happier working for Dalradian.  I grew up 5 miles outside Omagh, and recently graduated with […]


A Sixth Form that aspires, believes and achieves


Drumragh Integrated College is a student-centred college Drumragh Integrated College is a uniquely vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study at Advanced Level. We are a student-centred college in that we believe academic success requires both the expert teacher guidance you would associate with demanding courses, and a large emphasis on emotional health and wellbeing. […]


A day in the life at Dalradian


I had the good fortune to work at Anglo American’s Lisheen Mine in County Tipperary until it closed.  While working there it struck me how different modern mining is, compared to the traditional view that some people hold, myself included prior to my employment at Lisheen. I’m from Cornwall, where, despite our World Heritage status […]


A day in the life at Dalradian


A day in the life of Ruth Mulligan, Environmental Technician Growing up with a farming background in the Clogher valley of rural Tyrone I have always been interested in the wildlife around me.  My parents encouraged it.  My father taught me species of trees and seasonal flowers and my mum took me to the local […]