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£169,950 Offers in region of
We are exited to announce the release of the 2nd phase of this exciting development. These houses are extremely competitively priced new build units, located on Main Street, Beragh. The first 8 units have now been completed and are occupied. The next ...
A well presented 3/4 bedroom family home, the family room has previously been used as a bedroom making the home even more versatile. Beautiful mature gardens including a large patio area in the rear garden and a large, fully insulated log cabin with ...
5 bed detached house for sale Just addedJunction Road, Irvinestown BT94
Vendor will consider Part Exchange for any potential buyer that has a property to sell. Features: - C. 3800 sq. Ft. Detached Family Home - High Specification Finish Throughout - Recently re - decorated - 3 Generous Reception Rooms - Bespoke Modern ...
£110,000 Guide price
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this realistically priced opportunity – all interest and offers are invited. This three bedroom detached bungalow offers potential with minor refurbishments required.
£210,000 Guide price
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this realistically priced opportunity – all interest and offers are invited.
£85,000 Guide price
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this three Bedroom Semi-Detached House situated within a rural location with wonderful views. – all interest and offers are invited.
£260,000 Guide price
The Express Estate Agency is proud to offer this 5 Bedroom Detached House. – all interest and offers are invited.
An immaculate, Four bedroom detached house with Double garage set in beautiful mature gardens including an orchard area. Plenty of space for all the family to park on the sweeping driveway. This family home has been beautifully updated by the current ...
£60,000 Offers in region of
Features: - Ideal Investment Opportunity In Need of Some Refurbishment Work - Perfect for investors or those wishing to downsize - uPVC windows and doors - New roof covering - Oil fired central heating and back boiler - Close to all amenities - Quiet ...
£174,950 Offers in region of
Features of this property: 3 Bedrooms /2 Reception Room /2 Bathrooms Oil Fired Central Heating PVC Double Glazing Good Broadband And Mobile Reception Detached Garage Private Countryside Setting Occupies An Acre Approximately Ample Parking Around The ...
£380,000 Guide price
Detached House Set In 5 Acres (approx.) 5 Bedrooms 2 Reception Rooms Refitted Dining Kitchen Refitted Bathroom Bar/Music Room Sun Room 2 En Suites Double Glazed & Oil Fired (Where Specified) Front & Rear Gardens 2 Stables Off Road Parking Garage ...
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The local area guide to living in Omagh
Omagh, Northern Ireland, is the county town of Tyrone. Sitting at the join of the rivers Drumragh and Camowen (known as the Strule), it is 68 miles west of Belfast and around 30 miles south of Derry. Omagh has a population of 21,300, and belongs to a district of over 51,000 making it the largest district in the county.
The name derives from the Irish "an Oghmaigh" which translates as 'the virgin plain'. It has had a Christian presence since around 800 CE, and had a friary on site since the 15th century, but was not formally founded as a town until the early 17th century. It played a part in the 1641 Rebellion, when it took in fugitives on the run.
Omagh attracts plenty of tourists every year, thanks to its fantastically beautiful parks, including the Ulster American Folk Park. It acts as an open-air museum and hosts big events during Easter every year, as well as on the 4th of July, Halloween and Christmas. Just to the north of Omagh is the Gortin Glens Forest Park, which is a breathtaking place to explore the area's natural wonders, and even in the town itself there is an usual amount of green space open to the public.
Information about the local residents
The population of Omagh has grown from 19,910 at the turn of the millennium to just under 21,300 as of the latest census. It has a fairly young population with an average age of just 34. A quarter of all people are under 16, while just 15% are over 60.
68.2% of the population are from a Catholic background, and 29.5% Protestant. 13.8% were born outside of Northern Ireland. In the wider area, 33.3% say they have a British national identity, 38.25% claim an Irish national identity and 30.97% say they have a Northern Irish national identity.
71.3% of houses in the are owned (of which 41.24% owned outright) while 25% are rented. The region has an unemployment rate of 4.8%, and a fairly low education rate with 43.23% of people possessing no or low level qualifications.
There have been several famous figures hailing from Omagh or living in Omagh. These include Willie Anderson, an Irish international rugby player, footballer Ivan Sproule, radio DJ Phil Taggart and film director Aoife Mcardle.
Omagh is especially well served by a huge variety of schools of different denominations, approaches and atmospheres. No wonder, considering it is the headquarters of the Western Education and Library Board.
The secondary schools in the are Christian Brothers Grammar School, Drumragh Integrated College, Loreto Grammar School, Omagh Academy, Omagh High School, and Sacred Heart College. These schools are fed into by into by 10 different primary schools, including the beautifully named Gillygooley Primary School.
There is also the Omagh College of Further Education, which offers a range of vocational and higher education courses and has excellent facilities.
Omagh used to be served by extensive railway networks during the Industrial Revolution. However, the stations and lines closed as many others did in the 1960s.
Today, the town instead has very good bus connections run by Ulsterbus. There are seven bus corridors running every day, offering reliable, regular and cheap transport to the local people.
There are initiatives to bring a rail network to Omagh again in the coming decades, and proposals have been submitted to the NI Department for Regional Development. However, there is not likely to be anything in place until 2050.
For motorists, Omagh is well connected with the A32, A5, A4 and A505 all providing quick links to nearby towns.
As the largest town, Omagh is the primary shopping area and in the early years of the millennium it received more than £80 million in investment in an effort to develop its retail offering.
More than 60,000 square feet of space was created and now Omagh is a fantastic location for high street brands, independent boutiques, cafes, restaurants and more.
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