‘Be alert’ for teen drug use

DRUG dealers are said to be “playing Russian Roulette” with young lives in Newtownstewart after three people were rendered unconscious following the c

‘Flash flood could have claimed lives’

A LOCAL man has described his relief that nobody was killed when a freak flood hit his family home near Pomeroy on Tuesday evening. Barry Morgan returned to the family home at Shanmaghry to the scene of devastation following the deluge which lasted just minutes. Seven puppies died and he battled successfully to save a […]

Tyrone minister’s church apology to LGBT community

A COALISLAND minister, who is set to attend the Belfast Pride Festival at the weekend, has apologised to members of the LGBTQ+ community for how the church has treated them over the centuries.   Reverend Andrew Rawding said he wanted to show his support for the gay community and gay marriage. The Church of Ireland […]

Activist and Hooded Men victim PJ McClean has died

Community and social activitist PJ McClean from Beragh, who was also one of the Hooded Men tortured during internment, has died at the age of 85. Mr McClean passed away peacefully on Friday morning at his home surrounded by his wife Annie (nee Hackett) and his loving children. A statement from the family read, “During […]

Property targeted for fifth time in six months

AN OMAGH man with Asperger’s syndrome fears lives could be lost after a string of arson attacks outside his home. Patrick Irwin, who lives on his own in an upstairs flat in Riverview Park, off Hospital Road, told the Herald he had been left feeling “very shaken” after the fifth incident in the last six […]