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Monday, August 16, 1999 Published at 18:31 GMT 19:31 UK


The legacy of Omagh

One year ago, a bomb planted by the self-styled Real IRA exploded in a little market town called Omagh in Northern Ireland. It left 29 people dead, dozens injured and hundreds emotionally scarred for life.

Here Ireland correspondent Denis Murray leads those touched by the tragedy in recounting their experiences.

The day the clocks stopped
Denis Murray recalls the horror of that day.

  • Record sales give 'hope' to bomb victims
    Proceeds from a charity record released after the Omagh bomb has given a major boost to an appeal fund set up to help the injured and bereaved.

  • Omagh rebuilds for brighter future
    Omagh is attempting to rebuild after the devastation of last year's bomb blast and the townspeople are optimistic about a brighter future.

  • Looking back with sorrow
    With the first anniversary of the Omagh bombing only days away the daughter of one victim speaks publicly for the first time of her family's grief.

  • Omagh's legacy of trauma after bombing
    The anniversary of the Omagh bombing will be acutely painful not only for those injured and bereaved in the atrocity in which 29 died, but for the wider community.

  • Make Omagh last tragedy mothers appeal
    The mothers of three young boys killed in the Omagh bomb appeal to the politicians to make Omagh the last Northern Ireland atrocity as their anniversary approaches.

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