Northern Ireland: Omagh bomb questions can ‘only be fully answered with tandem public inquiries’

All questions around the Omagh bomb atrocity can only be answered by holding a public inquiry on both sides of the Irish border, a lawyer representing some bereaved families has said. John McBurney urged the Irish Government to “reconsider” its Read More …

Omagh bombing inquiry launched by Northern Ireland secretary to investigate 1998 attack

An independent statutory inquiry into the 1998 Omagh bombing has been ordered by the Northern Ireland secretary. It comes after a High Court judge recommended in 2021 that the government should carry out a human rights-compliant investigation into alleged security Read More …

Omagh bomb: ‘Real prospect attack could have been prevented’

It is plausible that there was a real prospect the 1998 Omagh bombing could have been prevented by the security services, a judge has ruled. Mr Justice Mark Horner also called for new investigations on both sides of the Irish Read More …