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Omagh

(ō`mä), town (1991 pop. 14,627), Omagh dist., W Northern Ireland, on the Strule River. The town is a farm market. Dairy products are processed and shirts are manufactured. The discovery in 1995 of silver and gold in the bogs of Omagh led to a conflict between proponents of economic growth and advocates of environmental protection.

Omagh

1. a market town in Northern Ireland. Pop.: 19 910 (2001)
2. a district of W Northern Ireland, in Co. Tyrone. Pop.: 49 560 (2003 est.). Area: 1130 sq. km (436 sq. miles)
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The PSNI said that the man had been charged by detectives from the Omagh bomb investigation team with providing property of use to terrorists.
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