Key Events - The Omagh Bomb, 15 August 1998
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The bomb in Omagh on Saturday 15 August 1998 resulted in 29 deaths and hundreds of injuries. It was the single worst incident in Northern Ireland during the current conflict.
Names and details of those killed
Summary of the main events of the day
Background events leading up to the Omagh bomb
Details of the main events during the day
Nally, Dermot., Brosnan, Joseph., and Barnes, Eamonn. (2003) Report of Group established by the Minister for Justice to examine matters arising from the "Report raising concerns of the activity of An Garda Siochana Officers during 1998", (June 2003), [PDF; 141KB]. Dublin: Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.
Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB). (2003) Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB) Press Release: DCC Tonge Presents Final Omagh Report, (4 April 2003). Belfast: Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Northern Ireland Policing Board (NIPB). (2002) Northern Ireland Policing Board, Specially Convened Meetings to Discuss the Omagh Reports, (5 and 7 of February 2002). Belfast: Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. (2001) Statement by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland on her Investigation of matters relating to the Omagh Bomb on August 15, 1998, (12 December 2001), [Version 1; PDF; 36KB - Version 2; PDF; 65KB]. Belfast: Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland.
Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). (2002) PSNI Response to Ombudsmanís Report on the Omagh Bomb Investigation, (24 January 2002). Belfast: PSNI.
Spencer, Graham. (2005) Omagh: Voices of Loss. Dublin: The Appletree Press Ltd.
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