Full results from stage one of Mid Tyrone


No candidate reached the quota of 1,156 to be elected at the first stage of counting in Mid Tyrone. First time Sinn Fein candidate Pádraigín Kelly topped the poll with 995, with her party colleague Kevin McColgan now eliminated. Gold mine protestor Emmet McAleer has polled strongly with 897 first preference votes. Advertisement Mid Tyrone […]


Why did the ducks cross the road?


By Eimhear McGurk e.mcgurk@ulsterherald.com ….To get to the other side! Traffic in Omagh was brought to a standstill today as a mother duck and her five ducklings waddled their way across a very busy road in town. Advertisement Motorists on the Great Northern Road in Omagh came to a halt this afternoon to ensure the […]