Do something extraordinary – Foster with us


As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, more and more children and young people in the West are finding themselves in desperate need of a loving and supportive home. Whilst the number of children in need of a warm and stable home continues to soar, the number of foster carers in this area can’t keep up […]


Connecting the unconnected in West Tyrone


IN today’s world, access to reliable broadband is essential. Much of our lives involves being online whether for work, education or staying connected with friends and family. However, for many in rural areas this is not always possible because of poor connectivity. This has been a problem for many years but the Covid-19 pandemic has […]


School Leavers Encouraged to Explore Options at SWC


South West College (SWC) is set to welcome prospective students and their parents to an exciting range of Virtual Open Days for Full-Time and Apprenticeship courses starting in September. The Virtual Open days will take the format of interactive online webinars with a live Q+A function and will be hosted live on You Tube Premiere. […]


How does a mine work?


Shipping & Refining Perhaps the best way to understand Dalradian’s project is to compare it to a hi-tech, highly regulated, precision-led quarry – only one that is based underground with some processing on the surface. There are six stages to Dalradian’s approach. The fifth is ‘Shipping & Refining’. Completing the transformation During the planning process […]


Local Business Profiles: Omagh Credit Union Ltd


Name: Catherine Loughrey Business Name: Omagh Credit Union Ltd Business Location: 18-20 John Street, Omagh How long have you been in business? Omagh Credit Union Ltd have been in business since 1965. We are in our 56th year and proudly going from strength-to-strength. We began with only a few members and a few pounds, but […]


Local Business Profiles: MJ McIvor Solicitors


Name: Martin McIvor Business Name: MJ McIvor Solicitors Business Location: Lancer Buildings, Gortrush, Omagh. How long have you been in business? We are now into our fourth year. Time certainly flies. How many staff do you employ? There are five staff altogether, including myself. What are your strengths? I firmly believe our strength lies in […]


Christian Brothers Grammar School, Omagh


The past year has been extremely difficult for everyone due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. In a normal year we would have organised an Open Day to provide an opportunity for parents, carers and pupils to visit our school, walk around our site, visit the classrooms and meet the teachers in the subject department. This […]


Omagh Academy


OMAGH ACADEMY is a high achieving grammar school. We welcome pupils from a wide geographical area and from over 25 primary schools. At present we have 675 pupils – big enough to offer lots of subject choice, but not too big which allows the school to maintain a family atmosphere and excellent relationships. We are […]


How does a mine work?


Perhaps the best way to understand Dalradian’s project is to compare it to a hi-tech, highly regulated, precision-led quarry – only one that is based underground with some processing on the surface. There are six stages to Dalradian’s approach. The fourth is ‘water management’. Prioritising Water Recycling Dalradian has proposed a sustainable approach to water […]