Omagh bombing retrial underway

first_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Pinterest Google+ Facebook By News Highland – January 12, 2010 Pinterest Previous articleWater shortage continues to be a problemNext articleJobless total in Donegal rises again News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeycenter_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Twitter WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Omagh bombing retrial underway Google+ News RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Lawyers for a man being retried on a conspiracy charge connected with the 1998 Omagh bombing have said the state’s description of the event is ‘infecting the case’.Colm Murphy who is a native of Armagh with an address at Ravensdale in Louth denies conspiring to cause an explosion between August 13th and 16th, 1998.In opening the state’s case senior council Tom O’Connell said one of the first police officers at the scene of the Omagh bombing on August 15th 1998 saw utter carnage.Mr O’Connell said there was horrendous screaming and people were trapped under a car burning to death.In all 29 people lost their lives – Mr O’Connell said over 300 others were injured and hundreds more traumatised.Colm Murphy’s lawyer Michael O’Higgins objected to the state’s description of the event, saying it was infecting the case.The 3 judge special criminal court however refused Michael O’Higgins’ request for the state to change the lanuage being used during the opening of the hearing.last_img read more