LET the hype machine go into overdrive – Tyrone have qualified for the All-Ireland SFC final for only the sixth time in our proud history. This crop of players could easily have folded under the pressure of emulating their legendary counterparts from the noughties, but they played their part in yet another dramatic finish to […]
Martin Gallen, far right, addresses the AGM in Strabane. EMBARKING on his second year as president of the Strabane Chamber of Commerce, Martin Gallen has reiterated his message that when it comes to business, there is strength in numbers. Elected at the recent chamber AGM in Masala in Strabane, Mr Gallen was returned as president […]
The Department of Education has committed over £300,000 for a new pitched roof at St Mary’s, Cloughcor.
A SERIES of commemorative events are taking place in Omagh over the next week as the community comes together to mark the 20th anniversary of the devastating Real IRA car bomb attack. On Sunday, Omagh Support and Self Help Group (OSSHG) is holding its annual interdenominational service, entitled ‘A Time of Remembrance and Hope’, at […]
A DECISION by the Taoiseach and British Secretary of State not to attend this weekend’s 20th anniversary commemoration of the Omagh bombing atrocity has been slammed as ‘disrespectful and a snub’ by the Omagh Support and Self Help Group, which is helping to organise the event. Commemorations marking two decades since the atrocity are taking […]
THE cost of rural crime has risen by a staggering 61.9 percent in Tyrone, the highest increase out of all the counties in the North. In 2017, almost £500,000 of equipment, feed and vehicles was pilfered from farms across Tyrone, revealing a county-wide crime epidemic that is costing local farmers dearly. The shocking figures […]
THE housing association behind the redevelopment of one of Strabane’s best known residential buildings, King’s House, have been commended for “breathi
THIRTY new jobs could be on the way to Strabane, after café chain Bob and Berts confirmed they are looking to open a local outlet.
HOUSE prices in Strabane are set set to rise dramatically, a local estate agent has predicted.
THE family of a local teen amputee is holding an appreciation event in Strabane tomorrow night for locals who helped ‘Tristin’s Dream’ come true.