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Omagh District Council is a local council in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. Its headquarters is in the town of Omagh, which is the traditional county town of Tyrone. The council area is about 440 sqmi (1139.6 km2), making it the second largest local council area in Northern Ireland with a population of just over 50,000 (25,000 of which live in Omagh town). Apart from Omagh the area contains smaller towns including Drumquin, Dromore, Trillick, Fintona, Beragh, Carrickmore and Sixmilecross.

The council was established in 1973 and originally had 20 councillors but following a review of local government boundaries in the early 1980s, the number of councillors was increased to 21. Omagh District Council consists of three electoral areas: Omagh Town, Mid Tyrone and West Tyrone. In the last elections in 2011 members were elected from the following political parties: 10 Sinn Féin, 3 Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), 3 Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), 3 Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and 2 Independents. The election of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Council takes place annually in June. The current Chairman is Councillor Frankie Donnelly (Sinn Féin) and the Vice Chairman is Councillor Ross Hussey (UUP).

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Omagh Bomb - UTV Archive 1998. Omagh. 1998. A car bomb explodes among hundreds of people in the crowded market street of Omagh. 31 people died, and hundreds ...
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Sinn Féin women election candidates from across the 6 counties gather in Belfast for a weekend of training aimed at improving their self-awareness, communica...
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Fuel Nightclub, Gortin Road. Omagh, presents Octane, Club Classics Nite, Saturday 4th June 2011. Playing Dance, Trance and Oldskool Club Classics.
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Sinn Féin Ministers Michelle O'Neill and Carál Ní Chuilín along with West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty are joined by Tír Ãoghain Sinn Féin MLA's, Councillors & acti...
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Defined Ridez Ireland first road trip which took place on 22nd September 2013 from Fintona to Benone Beach. It was a great day and hopefully more to come for...
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A wide variety of people including mayors and chairmen of a number of district councils converged on the Everglades Hotel in Derry-Londonderry to mark the No...
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Declan McAleer is interviewed following his election as first citizen of Omagh.
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Video report of the North-West launch of NI Community Relations Week 2012 which was held at the Verbal Arts Centre, Derry/Londonderry.
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Video report of the north-west launch of NI Community Relations Week 2012 which took place at the Verbal Arts Centre, Londonderry/Derry. Video produced for t...
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Video report of the north-west launch of NI Community Relations Week 2012 which took place at the Verbal Arts Centre, Londonderry/Derry.
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2005 election results>
Party seats change +/-
Sinn Féin 10 =
Democratic Unionist Party 3 =
Ulster Unionist Party 3 =
Social Democratic and Labour Party 3 =
Independent 2 =
Party seats change +/-
Sinn Féin 10 +2
Democratic Unionist Party 3 +1
Ulster Unionist Party 3 =
Social Democratic and Labour Party 3 -3
Independent 2 =

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