Kevin Skelton

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White rose petals are thrown into a pond at the Omagh memorial garden by those who attended the ceremony for victims of the car bomb on Market Street on the 15th August 1998.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Close to the 3.10 pm time of the Omagh bombing a bell was sounded 32 times on Wednesday in the Co Tyrone town. Thirty one of the tolls were for the 29(...)

Nuala O’Loan,the former  police ombudsman for Northern Ireland  Photograph: Irish Times

The North’s former police ombudsman Baroness Nuala O’Loan has stated her “firm” belief that the Omagh bombing could have been prevented. Ms O’Loan on(...)

Michael Gallagher, chairman of the Omagh Victims Support Group. Photograph: Eric Luke

Looking up the main street of Omagh, Co Tyrone, it is easy to miss Market Street Arcade. A narrow alleyway roughly a metre wide and a few metres long(...)

Photograph from February 2008 of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The news that a number of TDs are supporting the release from prison of Michael McKevitt as he recovers from surgery prompted some different reactions(...)

Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden (21) was killed in the Omagh bomb attack. Photograph: PA

Some of the relatives of the victims Omagh bombing said they intend to seek a judicial review of the decision by the British government not to hold(...)