Cousin accused of Coalisland hit and run murder

The second cousin of Coalisland hit-and-run victim Declan Quinn has been charged with his murder.

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Street bonfire blaze in centre of Coalisland

A bonfire blazed in the centre of Coalisland late last night after bags of rubbish and metal were set alight in the middle of the street.

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More street trading areas planned for Coalisland

Shopping in Coalisland could soon receive a boost as parts of the town are set to be licensed to allow street trading.

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Could the Olympic torch be coming to Coalisland?

The Olympic torch could be passing through Coalisland next summer in the run up to the London 2012 games.

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Police ombudsman’s office appeals for information

The police ombudsman’s office has appealed for witnesses to an argument between a motorist and police.

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Coalisland canal set for £15,000 revamp

A section of Coalisland canal is set to undergo a £15,000 revamp under new construction plans.

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New Coalisland canal committee elected

The Coalisland Canal group have elected a new committee at their annual general meeting.

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Dungannon council staff spend 7yrs off sick

Staff at Dungannon Council have spent more than seven years on sick leave in the past 12 months, new figures have revealed.

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Coalisland writer wins top award

Ronan McSherry with his Columnist of the Year award. Photo: Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

A writer from Coalisland has beaten some of Northern Ireland’s most prominent journalists to be named Columnist of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony.

Ronan McSherry, a journalist at the Ulster Herald, fended off competiton from the Sunday Life’s Gail Henerson, Belfast Telegraph’s Gail Walker, and Maeve Connolly from The Irish News to scoop the prize.

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Profile of Dutch band performing at Coalisland International Music Festival

Tutti SaxiAs the name suggests, the Coalisland International Music Festival brings together instrumental groups from across the world to play in our town, of all places. We take a look at one band flying over today – ash cloud permitting – all the way from the Netherlands to be part of the festival.

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