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former county, Northern Ireland. In 1973 it was divided into the districts of Strabane, Omagh, Dungannon, and part of the Cookstown district.
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a county in Northern Ireland, Great Britain. Area, 3,200 sq km. Population, 139,000 (1971). The capital is the city of Omagh.

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a historical county of W Northern Ireland, occupying almost a quarter of the total area of Northern Ireland; in 1973 its administrative functions were devolved to several district councils
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County Tyrone is the second largest producer of limestone after County Fermanagh, accounting for about 20 percent of total production in Northern Ireland.
Meanwhile, County Tyrone trainer Mervyn Torrens had a couple of placed horses last week before promising mare Golden Firth delivered a 12-1 success in the bumper at Navan on Sunday.
Gavin Coyle, 33, from Omagh, County Tyrone, appeared at Dungannon Magistrates' Court accused of a series of terror-related offences, including possession of firearms and explosives.
PC Kerr, 25, was killed when a bomb exploded under his car in Omagh, County Tyrone, on Saturday.
PSNI officers and senior Gaelic Athletic Association members stood side by side and helped carry the coffin into the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Beragh, County Tyrone, in an unprecedented sign of unity.
His coffin was carried into St Patrick's Church in Drumquin in County Tyrone in Drumquin in County Tyrone, covered in red and white flowers, the colours of the County Tyrone team.
He was later joined by his wife Margaret and young daughter, Dorothy, but they returned to County Tyrone when war broke out in 1939.
Ghareeb), and the Department of Otolaryogology, Tyrone County Hospital, Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland (Dr.
Among the cases it points to are the 1992 shooting of four IRA men Kevin O'Donnell, Patrick Vincent, Sean O'Farrell and Peter Clancy - in Clonoe, County Tyrone.
Murray, of Derry Road, Omagh, County Tyrone, admitted two charges of unlawful sexual intercourse, indecent assault and gross indecency.
The Grade II-listed building, which has been unused for a decade, received 282,018 votes ahead of Lissan House in County Tyrone and Wentworth Castle in Yorkshire.
Fallon, RPA (director of New York Properties, Brookfield Financial Properties), James McKenna (senior vice president and general manager, NY Business Unit, Turner Construction Co., Inc.), and the Town of Dungannon, County Tyrone, Ireland.

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