Newtown school massacre: Relative of victim ‘from Coalisland area’

Daniel Barden

Daniel Barden was among 20 children and six adults killed by a gunman at Sandy Hook school

A seven-year-old pupil who was killed in a shooting at a school in Connecticut has a relative living in the Coalisland area, it has emerged.

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Winter wonderland charity event this weekend

Charity Cancer Choices is to hold its annual Winter Wonderland fundraising event at the weekend.

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Brocagh teenager to make Aussie rules national debut

Aidan Corr, Greater Western Sydney

A teenager originally from Brocagh is to begin his professional sporting career in Australian rules football after being selected for a national team.

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Coalisland parish to launch mobile app

A new app for mobile phone users and a revamped parish website will be launched in Coalisland parish (Ballyclog and Donaghenry) before Christmas.

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Historic Coalisland headstones commemorated in Facebook page

A Facebook page featuring photos of some of Coalisland’s oldest graveyard headstones has been set up to commemorate the town’s “forgotten history”.

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New book to chart Coalisland memories

History and memories of Coalisland are to be chronicled in a new book being launched this week.

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Council pledges £2,000 to tackle Halloween anti-social behaviour in Coalisland

Dungannon council has set aside £2,000 of funding in a bid to tackle the annual problem of anti-social behaviour in Coalisland at Halloween.

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It’s not big enough! Lineside supermarket developers seek to ‘increase store size’

Coalisland Newell StoresThe developers of a sprawling grocery superstore being constructed in the centre of Coalisland have applied for fresh planning permission – to make it even bigger.

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CRAIC fundraiser planned after skylight thieves steal youth theatre funds

CRAIC fundraiser planned after skylight thieves steal youth theatre fundsCRAIC Theatre is to hold an urgent fundraising drive after thieves stole vital funds in a “meticulously planned burglary”.

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Coalisland Special Olympics club success

Coalisland Special Olympics club successYoung athletes from the Eagles Special Olympics Club in Coalisland have triumphed in a major competition in Derry by winning 28 medals.

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