Omagh

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Dublin’s Cormac Costello celebrates after their victory over Tyrone to win the All-Ireland SFC for the fourth time in a row. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 1-14 History came calling for Dublin in Croke Park on Sunday with a fourth successive All-Ireland title, the county’s 28th. Tyrone(...)

Jim Gavin greets Mickey Harte at the end of the All-Ireland Super 8s clash at Healy Park.  Healy Park, Omagh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

From the hidden rooms of Dublin football comes Jim Gavin. There are no secrets, mystery is skewered perspective, all we see is the relentless energy (...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte at Garvaghey GAA Centre, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

There will be no live television broadcast from the football All-Ireland winner’s hotel if Tyrone should upset the odds and defeat Dublin on September(...)

The 30th anniversary service for eight soldiers killed in the Ballygawley bus bombing, at which a new memorial was unveiled. Photograph: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

Hundreds of veterans, as well as relatives of those killed and the civilians and medical teams who came to their aid, attended a service at the roadsi(...)

The horror unleashed on the people of Omagh and unsuspecting visitors by a Real IRA car bomb some 20 years ago reverberates to this day and carries me(...)

Yvonne Watterson with her baby daughter Sophie in 1998.

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, I am drawn back to the summer of 1998. A new mother living in the US, I had taken my baby daught(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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