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Family, relatives and victims gather at an interdenominational service at the Memorial Gardens in Omagh to remember the Omagh bombing 20 years on. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The father of one of the Omagh bombing victims has marked the 20th anniversary of the explosion by urging Northern Ireland’s political leaders to reac(...)

Mick Grimes: rejected bitterness following the Omagh bombing in 1998.

Mick Grimes from Beragh, Co Tyrone, who has died at the age of 90, lost three generations of his family in the Omagh bombing of August 15th, 1998; his(...)

Eamon McClean:  June 26th 1965-June 13th, 2016

Cross-community worker Eamon McClean has died suddenly aged 50, at his work as manager of the Speedwell Trust at Parkanur, near Dungannon, Co Tyrone. (...)

Amnesty said an investigation was needed ‘to ensure lessons are learnt, included from the failure to carry out adequate investigations’ into the Omagh bombing. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Amnesty International is calling on the UK authorities to conduct a public inquiry to “investigate comprehensively the circumstances surrounding” the (...)

Armagh and Galway do battle in the 1999 National League at Crossmaglen under the British army base. Photograph: Stephen Davison /Pacemaker

Through most of the Troubles the relationship between the GAA and unionists was fraught, difficult and sometimes murderous. The thaw set in only in re(...)