Omagh bombing

Omagh bomb memories of carnage, pain and bloodied footprints

Irish News reporter Seamus McKinney recalls the 'most emotional and traumatic interview' of his journalistic career with the family of an Omagh victim within days of the bombing and how the blood stained footprints at the entrance to the town's hospital stick in his mind.

Jolene Marlow was a victim of the 1998 Omagh bomb. Picture Pacemaker
Seamus McKinney
WEST Tyrone Ulster Unionist MP, Willie Thompson kept repeating “This is my town. This is my town. This is my town” as he choked on deep sobs in the grounds of Omagh hospital. That [...]

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