Tyrone crash driver spent night in a field

A Tyrone man is lucky to be alive after spending the night in a field following a serious road crash near Killeter.   It’s understood that a BMW X3 left the Seegronan Road near the Donegal border at around 10pm on Tuesday.   However the vehicle is believed to have rolled out of sight on […]

Omagh schools delay selection phase-out

Omagh’s two largest grammar schools have said they won’t begin phasing out academic selection until September 2018.   In an announcement in January 2016, the Loreto Grammar and Omagh CBS said they would remove the use of academic selection for its Year 8 intake on a phased basis “beginning September 2017 or as soon as […]

Special collection in Omagh for Manchester victims

  A SPECIAL collection will be taken up on the streets of Omagh this Saturday to show solidarity with the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.   The fundraising appeal has been launched by the Omagh Support and Self Help Group which was set up in the aftermath of the bomb atrocity which claimed the […]

First steps on path to Omagh mental health centre

PLANS are afoot in Omagh to open a centre where people struggling with mental health issues can go for support and company.   Next month an all-day fundraiser, for children and adults, will be held while a group has also been formed to make the vision of ‘Hope House’ a reality.   Sabrina Clarke’s brother […]

Omagh school’s maths revolution adds up to success

  A primary  school in Omagh is leading the way in a revolutionary new approach to mathematics – by taking the pencil and copybook out of learning.   Pupils and teachers at Christ the King PS are engaging with a new classroom resource called ‘Izak9’, which is boosting maths performance by making numeracy more enjoyable […]

Book of condelence for Manchester opens in Omagh

A BOOK of Condolence is being opened by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council this morning (Thursday) for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack.   It will be available for signing at the Public Services Centre from 9.30am after the group leaders on the council agreed that it should be opened in line with policy. […]