Directory of Services


Active Life
028 7963 4441
Adult Centre (Magherafelt)
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028 7936 5060
Burnavon Arts & Cultural Centre
The Burnavon is the premier arts and cultural venue, and the hub of arts, drama, music, theatre and dance in Mid–Ulster. As well as staging high quality performances, the venue has a varied arts and cultural programme that you can take part in, Irish language activities if you want to learn about a new culture, and a state of the art Tourist Information Centre if you want to explore the heritage and culture of the District or further afield. The Burnavon is just the ticket for business meetings, seminars and conferences. Situated in the heart of Mid Ulster, the Burnavon is easily accessible from all parts of Northern Ireland, offering a wide range of facilities, free parking and catering packages to suit all tastes and budgets.
028 8676 9949
Cookstown, Dungannon, Magherafelt
Cookstown District Council
Cookstown Council will help you discover the best things about Cookstown and has information on just about everything you need to know including news and events, business information and programmes, places to visit, things to do, leisure and sport, Council services and facilities, local partnerships, legislation and more.
028 867 62205
Cookstown Leisure Centre
Cookstown Leisure Centre is now one of Mid-Ulster's top leisure and sporting venues. It offers a range of the most up-to-date leisure facilities, coupled with a wide and varied range of activities.  You can now book some of our facilities online and also sign up for membership of our new state of the art Evolve Fitness.
028 867 63853
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The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) aims to promote sustainable economic growth and the development of the countryside. The Department assists the competitive development of the agri-food, fishing and forestry sectors of the Northern Ireland economy, having regard for the need of the consumers, the welfare of animals and the conservation and enhancement of the environment.

DARD has responsibility for food, farming, and environmental policy and the development of the rural sector in Northern Ireland. It provides a business development service for farmers and growers, and a veterinary service with administration of animal health and welfare. It is responsible to the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) in Great Britain for the administration of schemes affecting the whole of the United Kingdom. The Department also oversees the application of European Union agricultural and rural development policy to Northern Ireland.

Our Vision

A thriving and sustainable rural economy, community and environment to promote social and economic equality.

Our Aim

To be a Department that works with stakeholders, builds partnerships, tackles disadvantage and values its staff; strives to work efficiently, responds quickly to change and focuses on achieving sustainable outcomes.
028 7930 2120
Draperstown Library
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Branch Manager: Mrs Elizabeth Adair

50 High Street Draperstown County Londonderry BT45 7AD Telephone: 028 7962 8249   Email:


Opening Hours


13:30 - 20:00



10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 17:00

10:00 - 13:00
14:00 - 16:30

028 7962 8249
The Council has direct control of a wide range of local services as well as having a consultative and representative role in relation to wide public service provision in the Borough.
The main services for which the Council is responsible are:

Amenity sites
Arts and Cultural Activities
Building Control
Community Relations
Community Services
Consumer Protection
Dog and Litter Control
Environmental Education and Improvement
Food Control
Health and Safety at Work
Local Economic Development
Noise and Pollution Control
Playing fields
Parks, Countryside and Play
Postal Numbering
Public Conveniences
Public Health
Refuse Collection and Waste Disposal
Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages
Recreation and Sports Development
Street Cleansing
Street Naming
028 877 20300
Dungannon Leisure Centre
Dungannon Leisure Centre has been offering a diverse range of activities for individuals and families in the Dungannon and South Tyrone area for almost 40 years. Recently we have refurbished and extended some our facilities and can now offer a new family friendly village changing area and state of the art fitness suite. Whether your interest is spinning, swimming or squash we can offer something to suit your needs.

We aim to offer you an enjoyable quality service at all times.
028 877 20370
First Steps Womens Centre
A Centre of Education exclusively for women, FSWC has been a beacon of hope, support, training and Childcare for women in the Dungannon and South Tyrone Area (and further afield, there are no exclusions).

FSWC began in humble settings in 1998 as a place for women from both sides of the community to come together to socialise, talk and to take part in different types of activities.  Since then FSWC has developed into a Centre providing 300-350 course placements per year with 110 childcare places per week in a newly refurbished, state-of-the-art Childcare facility!
028 87727648

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