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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Omagh

Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Omagh Bombing
Timeline: The long campaign for justice for families of the 1998 Omagh bomb victims
Today, NI Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris said he intends to establish an independent statutory inquiry into the bombing.
# Omagh Bombing
UK Government to establish public inquiry into the Omagh bombing
The dissident republican bomb exploded in the Co Tyrone town on 15 August, 1998 killing 29 people, including a woman pregnant with twins.
Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris said the inquiry will focus on whether the bombing could have been prevented.
Michael Gallagher, whose son Aiden died in the bombing, has welcomed the inquiry as "exactly what we wanted".
Justice Minister Simon Harris said the Government would discuss what action it should take in response to the inquiry.
Last year
2022
# enniskillen
Dublin man in court over altercation at National Party political conference
The man was charged with possessing a hammer and faces further charges of attempted grievous bodily harm with intent.
# Omagh
PSNI officers granted additional time to question man in relation to suspected murder in Co Tyrone
The court extension is for an additional 36 hours.
# Bouncing Back
Wallaby found in Tyrone days after escape from nearby farm
Winnie the wallaby had roamed free in the Tyrone countryside for four nights.
# the Border Wallaby
Break for the border: Search party launched for on the run Wallaby
The Wallaby was last seen hopping down Gortin Road, Omagh.
All time
# Garvaghy
PSNI name young men who died in Tyrone road collision
Investigations into the collision on Monday are still ongoing.
# Omagh
Omagh bombing: Failure to act on informer tip-off among reasons for judge directing fresh probe
In July, Mr Justice Horner ruled it was potentially plausible that the attack could have been prevented.
# Belfast
Belfast judge finds there was a 'real prospect' 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented
He urged the UK and Irish governments to undertake a human rights compliant investigation.
# Omagh
Judge to deliver ruling on public inquiry into Omagh bombing
In 2013, campaigners launched legal action in an attempt to force an inquiry into the bombing.
# Tyrone
Police to search quarry in bid to find Charlotte Murray's body
The Omagh woman’s ex-fiancé was found guilty of her murder earlier this month.
# Dominant Dubs
Connolly back as Dublin round off Super 8s with six-point win over Tyrone
Healy Park in Omagh hosted today’s clash.
# Omagh
Stolen beer kegs worth over €1 million recovered by police
Two men were arrested as a result of the PSNI’s searches.
# High Court
Three men found liable for Omagh bombing adjudicated bankrupt
The bankruptcy applications were brought by lawyers acting for relatives of those killed in the bombing.
# Tyrone
Thieves use digger to rip ATM from wall of filling station in Omagh
Police said significant damage was caused to the wall.
# Omagh
Thieves attempt to steal ATM, then set digger on fire
The incident happened at around 4am today.
# Omagh
Man (22) dies following overnight road collision in Co Tyrone
Police have named 22-year-old Darren Gallagher as the driver of the car that was involved in the collision.
# Culture guide
Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the North
Culture Night is tomorrow and with everything from researching your name to retro gaming there’s something for everyone in the North.
# Omagh
Families hold interfaith service to mark 20-year anniversary of Omagh bombing
The Real IRA car bomb killed 29 people and two unborn children.
# fixture update
First 2018 All-Ireland semi-finalists to be decided in all-Ulster clash in Omagh
Donegal and Armagh go head-to-head in Healy Park on Saturday as we hit the business end of the ladies football championship.
# sideline battle
Narrowing of the Omagh pitch 'was a request from Sky' — Mickey Harte
Sky Sports have since denied Harte’s claim.
# Super Mac
McCarthy goal key as Dublin hold off Tyrone fightback to book All-Ireland semi-final place
Three points separated the teams at the final whistle in Healy Park.
# Dominant Dubs
14-man Dublin come from behind to see off Tyrone and maintain strong league start
Ciaran Kilkenny and Eoghan O’Gara hit the net for the winners.
# cenotaph
Police believe dissident republicans left a viable device near a Remembrance Sunday commemoration
West Tyrone MLA Tom Buchanan expressed his disgust at the alert.
# appeal
'Our poor mum is inconsolable and there’s nothing we can say' - Appeal on fifth anniversary of missing woman
Charlotte Murray was reported missing in May 2013.
# Omagh
Man received serious head injuries in quadbike hit-and-run
The pedestrian was treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being taken to hospital.
Super sub Cavanagh proves key as Tyrone edge out 13-man Monaghan in Omagh
Sean Cavanagh came off the bench to kick vital points in Healy Park.
# Crash
Two men dead after car collision near Omagh
The deaths bring to 66 the number of people killed on the North’s roads this year.
# the red hand
15 of the most Tyrone things that have ever happened
Where would you get it?
# seamus daly
Case dropped against man accused of Omagh bombing
A spokesperson for the PPS said that the evidence simply was not there to secure a conviction.
# New York
Irish banker arrested over allegations of torturing roommate's cat
On Saturday the roommate came home to find Lucy damp, missing fur and her foot facing in the wrong direction.
# Tyrone
This poor rabbit was 'catapulted' onto a roof by Storm Gertrude
Not exactly the place where you’d like to wake up
# Omagh
Woman arrested after 49-year-old man dies in Co Tyrone car accident
The collision happened on the Dromore Road in Omagh.
# starting XV
2 changes for Tyrone and one for Limerick ahead of All-Ireland football qualifier
The sides face off in Healy Park in Omagh at 4pm on Sunday.
# Bomb Attack
Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago
The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.
# Rebels On The Road
Cork come from five points down to claim key win as Tyrone face relegation fears
Colm O’Neill hit 0-8 as the Rebels triumphed on Sunday.
# Attack
Appeal after sexual assault of woman (24) in Omagh walkway
The attack happened between 1am and 3am last night.
# Hero
Slaughtneil's late, late show see them crowned Ulster club football champions
Christopher Bradley’s injury-time point proved the difference between the sides.
AS IT HAPPENED
Munster and Ulster football finals, All-Ireland ladies club football final
It was a busy day of club action.
# Final score
Omagh and Slaughtneil reach Ulster final, St Anne's lift Wexford crown
Here’s your wrap of today’s football action.