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Week of 14th August. Preparing news. Updating bbq page + new graphics. New announcement graphic and css for front page for bbq. New Johnny Doherty fest page. 2 news update posts.

Week of Aug 7th. Ardara Shows  and Wild Atlantic Week. Put together news.

Week of 31st July. News. Updated News friday. New WAW festival layout. Ardara Shows page, programme. style changes. Front page banner notice.

Week of 24th July. Weekly news. Additional story. Updating WAW festival programme.

Week of 17th July. Weekly news. Style and layout improvements. Pages added/updated under “Activities”.

Week of 10th July 2018. Weekly news. Programme for Bluegrass Festival. emails. Poster design for classes.

Week of July 3rd 2018: Weekly news. Adding activities.

Week of 26th June. Removing unpaid advertisements. Updating categories. Weekly news. Added details from news to festival page.

Week of 19th June 2018. Changed backup location from server to google drive. Styling item detail category pages. Friday added live music listings. Compiling visitor statistics.

Tuesday 12th June. Added weekly news, header graphic for concert (week “off”).

Week 5th June. Weekly News. Advertising pages – compiled statistics. Removed announcements.

Week of 29th. Weekly News. Summer lights.

Week of 22nd. Summer Lights brochure, web page, poster. Weekly news. Film posters.

Week of 15th May 2018 Animated colour Summer Lights headings. SN Cholmcille website.

Week of 8th May – sn cholmcille website. Weekly news.

Week of May 1st 2018

Added weekly news. Updating Cup of Tae website with additions, disabled comments, improved security.
Adding new “Fishing” page under Activities. Updated Photography page. Updated Arts & Crafts page and Golf page. Front page announcement for Cup of Tae concert.

Week of Tuesday 24th April 2018

New pop up art page.
Added weekly community news.
Reset css for bold text to not override colour.
Amendments to Cup of Tae website.

17th April 2018 – week

Added weekly news.

New advertisement / listing page

Changes to single listings pages layout

Week of Tuesday 10th April 2018

Added weekly news – new graphics

redesign and updating of Cup of Tae website

Promotion – Submitted Cup of Tae festival to:
(already on

Week 3rd April 18

Added weekly news.
removed easter deco. Updating narin page. Changing featured items on front page. Updated activities>walking

Started redesign and update of website

Week of 27th March 2018

Added weekly news – made new reusable header image graphic for news posts.
removed automatic linking in news/events featured images (edited theme PHP).
Added “Estate Agents” category to directory. Added to Google Maps.
Updated 1 personalities page.

Added easter decorations.

Week of 20th March

removed st. patricks decorations. Answered email queries. Updating personalities page. optimised css.

Week beginning Tues 13th March

Added St. Patrick’s Parade page to Festivals and Events. Made graphics.
Updated Walking festival page to include St. Patrick’s parade.
Added weekly news.
Pop up craft listing on events, news, activities.

Added shamrock decorations via CSS

reinstated underline links via css.
Merged css from theme and custom css into one file – deleted theme css.

Week beginning 6th March 2018

Transcribed events to Cup of Tae page. Added graphics from brochure. Changed featured image.

Week beginning 27th Feb 2018

Adding Google maps to Attractions Pages for: Maghera Caves (added “& Beach” + linked to Assaranca). Doon Fort. Glengesh Pass. Assaranca (+fixed links). Armada. Dolmen. Iniskeel (added Narin Beach)

Uploaded Cup of Tae PDF. Corrections to PDF for printers

Week beginning Tues 20th Feb 2018

Disabled add-ons that seem to affect speed

added google maps API to theme

Adding Men’s Shed page under Activities

Making graphics for Art & Craft Classes (to be added to Activities)

December 2017 – January 2018

Added new walking page and new map, photos.

Added art classes page.
Deleted art classes page.

Added Festivals & Events for 2018. Created new graphics for festivals & events.

Added announcement section to front page

Made radio player for Owenea FM, added to sidebar

Added Christmas graphics to header


Pre December 2017

Added working contact form

New directory structure/graphics for advertisers

Re-styled site.

Events system/calendar improvement/fix

Loading speed improvement – fixed plugin conflicts

Smaller slideshow for home page

Changed main menu. Improved site layout

Designed new logo/header

Improved Search box, added to sidebar