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Introducing Omagh

Situated at the confluence of the Rivers Camowen and Drumragh, which join to form the River Strule, Omagh is a busy market town with a handful of historic Georgian buildings. Pick up a Town Trail leaflet from the tourist office.

Sadly, for a long time to come, Omagh (An Ă“ghmagh) will be remembered for the devastating 1998 car bomb that killed 29 people and injured 200. Planted by the breakaway group Real IRA, the bomb was the worst single atrocity in the 30-year history of the Troubles. A memorial garden on Drumragh Ave, 200m east of the bus station, remembers the dead.

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