Derry MP says company’s closure ‘a major blow’

Derry building firm O'Neill Brothers has closed after more than 50 years in business.

More than 20 people were employed by the firm, which was based in Pennyburn Industrial Estate.

O'Neills opened in 1956, and built many high-profile buildings in Derry, including the council offices on Strand Road and the O'Doherty Fort.

Foyle MP, Mark Durkan, said it's a major blow for the local economy: