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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Tyrone

This week
5th February 2023 - 8th February 2023
# Wrap
Tyrone bounce back against Donegal as Meath and Derry triumph
It was a busy afternoon in the Allianz football leagues.
Last week
29th January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# 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.
# Aidan McAnespie
Suspended sentence for ex-British soldier convicted of 1988 manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie
In November, David Jonathan Holden, 53, was convicted of the manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie in February 1988.
Aidan McAnespie, 23, was killed in Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone, moments after walking through a border security checkpoint.
In November, David Jonathan Holden, 53, was convicted of the manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie in February 1988.
Members of McAnespie’s family were in court for the sentencing hearing.
'We didn't want a pound of flesh': Aidan McAnespie's brother critical of sentence for David Holden
Last month
January 2023
# Saturday Night Lights
Galway and Wexford claim Walsh Cup wins, Derry beat Tyrone to lift Dr McKenna Cup title
Here’s how this evening’s pre-season provincial GAA action unfolded.
# Dungannon
PSNI locate 12-year-old girl who was missing from Tyrone
The PSNI thanked the public for their assistance.
Last year
2022
# State Papers
Report into Aidan McAnespie shooting found it ‘difficult to accept’ soldier’s claims
McAnespie was killed in Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone, moments after walking through a border security checkpoint.
# Cookstown
PSNI name two victims of Stephen's Day collision that killed three people in Tyrone
Three adults were killed and four children and a woman in her 20s were taken to hospital.
# RIP
Three adults killed and four children injured in Tyrone crash
The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said it got a call just before 3.30pm about a two-vehicle collision.
# GAA News
David Brady steps down as Ratoath boss, Tyrone champs reach All-Ireland semi-final
Ratoath lifted the Meath senior football title this year.
# Matthew McCallan
Body found in Co Tyrone believed to be of missing 15-year-old
Matthew McCallan has been missing from the Dungannon area since Sunday.
# Human Trafficking
Man and woman appear in Co Tyrone court on brothel keeping charges
Gerard Corrigan and Mavie Martins Mariano appeared separately via video link before Dungannon Magistrate’s Court today.
# Strabane
Sixth man arrested over attempted murder of two police officers in Co Tyrone
The 50-year-old man was arrested by detectives in the Strabane area.
# Northern Ireland
Homes evacuated following discovery of suspicious object in Strabane
The object was discovered in the Innisfree Gardens area of the Co Tyrone town.
# Tyrone
PSNI detectives arrest four men in connection with Strabane bomb attack
The incident happened on Thursday night.
# Strabane
PSNI investigating 'attempted murder' of two officers after bomb attack in Strabane
Last night at 11pm two constables on patrol were attacked in the Mount Carmel Heights area of County Tyrone.
# AFL
Conor McKenna returns to AFL with Brisbane Lions
Tyrone star has signed a one-year deal.
# Ulster
Malachy O'Rourke's Glen come good in exciting clash after Canavan class inspired Errigal
A four-point win for the Derry champions.
# Errigal Ciaran
Canavan Class - Peter the Great and family tradition as Errigal back in Ulster football race
The Canavan family spearheads another Errigal Ciaran challenge in the Ulster club championship.
# Dungannon
16-year-old girl charged with attempted murder in Tyrone
The incident took place on Thursday.
# Red Hands Rule
Canavan magic helps Errigal Ciarán end 10-year wait for Tyrone senior glory
Healy Park in Omagh hosted today’s game.
# 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.
# Grassroots
Galway football semi-final draw made and Boyle reach first county senior final in 95 years
Recent champions Maigh Cuilinn and Mountbellew-Moylough set to meet in the Galway semi-final.
# around the grounds
2021 Tyrone finalists exit, penalty drama in Down and Cork champions reach last four
Some key GAA club games on tonight around the country.
# PSNI
PSNI investigation underway after shots fired at Co Antrim home by men in 'balaclavas'
Meanwhile, a man is due before court tomorrow for ramming several PSNI vehicles with a tractor.
# cookstown tragedy
Two men charged over deaths of three teenagers at 2019 St Patrick's Day disco
Lauren Bullock, 17, Morgan Barnard, 17, and Connor Currie, 16, died at the Tyrone hotel.
# AFL
Several clubs circling as Tyrone's Conor McKenna eyes return to the AFL - reports
McKenna told the county panel he intends to return to Australia to play AFL again.
# 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.
# Murder Investigation
Police in the North launch murder investigation following disappearance of Co Tyrone man
A 50-year-old man was arrested earlier today and is said to be assisting PSNI officers with their enquiries.
# gemma begley
Always striving for better on and off the pitch - from Tyrone All-Ireland winner to GPA chief
Gemma Begley reflects on her inter-county career and the overall development of ladies football.
# RIP
Tyrone postpone all weekend fixtures as mark of respect to late Damian Casey
Casey, widely regarded as Tyrone’s greatest-ever hurler, died in a tragic accident in Spain last week.
# Murder Investigation
PSNI charge man with murder of 77-year-old woman in Tyrone
The woman’s body was discovered at the house on Sunday morning.
# Cookstown
Murder investigation launched after body of a woman in her 70s found in Co Tyrone
A 45-year-old male located at the property has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
# Orchard Delight
All-Ireland champions Tyrone crash out after defeat to Armagh
The Orchard county were six-point winners at the Athletic Grounds.
# scoring machine
Tyrone star Canavan lands U20 Player of the Year award after All-Ireland win
The Errigal Ciarán player was outstanding this year.
# red hand rebound
'The narrative among some journalists last year was that we won by fluke. We don't believe that'
Niall Morgan and Tyrone are looking to bounce back from their disappointing Ulster championship exit.
# chip off the block
Canavan inspires Tyrone to semi-final victory over Kerry
Man of the Match Ruairí Canavan kicked eight points in O’Moore Park.
# Northern Ireland
Human rights case taken against British government over prosecutions of soldiers post-Troubles
The partner of veteran who was facing trial over a fatal shooting in Tyrone is taking a case to the European Court of Human Rights.
# Northern Ireland
Unionists must unite to oppose Northern Ireland Protocol, says Donaldson
The DUP leader was addressing a rally against the protocol in Castlederg.
# U20 GAA
Tyrone overcome Donegal in high-scoring thriller to set up Ulster final showdown with Cavan
Cavan also booked their spot in the final tonight thanks to a two-point win over Derry.