Omagh

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Royal Ulster Constabulary police officers and firefighters inspecting the damage caused by a bomb explosion in Market Street, Omagh, Co Tyrone, on August 15th 1998. File photograph: Paul McErlane/PA

Relatives of Omagh bomb victims are to sue Northern Ireland’s police chief for investigative failings they believe let the killers escape justice. Ah(...)

 David Bolton has written a book examining the  mental health impact of the Troubles. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Traumatic experiences have afflicted the lives of more than 210,000 people in Northern Ireland, says David Bolton, a 61-year-old retired social worker(...)

The stump of the crab apple tree planted for the Omagh bomb victims in 1998, with a JCB in the background. Photograph: Macroom and District Environmental Group

A crab apple tree planted 19 years ago in memory of the victims of the Omagh bombing and a birch planted by former president Mary Robinson have been c(...)

Giles Hurley, head of Aldi Ireland, is particularly excited by Aldi’s chilled fish section. Sales of the scaly stuff are almost two and a half times what they were two years ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sallynoggin, the blue-collar south Dublin suburb, isn’t overloaded with claims to fame. But it has its charms: an Aslan gig at the Noggin Inn, for ex(...)

There are more than 1.2 million eligible to vote in this week’s general election in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland voters will cast their ballots on Thursday for the seventh time in three years (one council, one EU referendum, one European, two Ass(...)

Explosive devices were discovered when gardaí stopped and searched a vehicle in Ballybough, Dublin, at about 6pm.

A period of detention for two men being questioned by gardaí over the discovery of explosives in Dublin has been extended. A third man who was arres(...)

 Sean Cavanagh celebrates scoring a point in the victory over Derry at Celtic Park. “There is serious competition for places at the moment. I am seeing it there in training. Whether that is good enough, time will tell.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Tyrone veteran Seán Cavanagh believes this year’s squad is among the strongest of his time playing for the county. The Moy man put in a marvellous shi(...)

A detective constable said the victim told police she had been brought to Northern Ireland from Hungary by Mr Orsos and Ms Covacs in October 2016. “When she arrived in Northern Ireland she was forced to work in the sex trade,” the officer said. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A man and woman have appeared in court charged with trafficking a 29-year-old Hungarian woman into Northern Ireland and forcing her into prostitution.(...)

 Former president Mary Robinson:  said Ballina would benefit from having a centre that could attract visitors and academics and could promote issues  such as human rights, women’s leadership and climate justice. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former president Mary Robinson has said she is “optimistic” that negotiations on the purchase of her former family home in north Mayo will succeed. S(...)

Galantas Gold’s Omagh gold mine had been expected to create 130 jobs. Photograph: Eric Luke

Galantas Gold Corporation, the Canadian group that wants to develop a gold mine in Tyrone, has had to put its Northern Ireland plans “on hold” becaus(...)

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