After a short hiatus over the summer months Mid Ulster Focus Magazine will be available at selected outlets soon. The cover story this month is about Clonoe man Seamus O’Neill and his work with a local Mid Ulster charity Granaghan Outreach based in Swatragh which is involved in building projects in Africa most notably in Kenya. Also in this edition we cover thSeamus O'Neill 001e official  opening of the Junction the state of the art building which is now the base for many key community services as well as local volunteer led activities where everyone in the locality can feel at home. Dr Malachy O’Neill has a very interesting article on significant historical sites in the Mid Ulster area connected with the O’Neill Clan. This year is the 400th anniversary of the death of Hugh “The” O’Neill.  Continuing the historical theme we have a piece on Maghera Historical Society  and the establishment of the heritage and cultural centre in the town. Our Community Champions in this edition are Mid Ulster Seniors Network, Lough Neagh Rescue and Clogher Valley Women’s Institute Choir. Carol Dooey from “The Hub” in Cookstown tells us about recent events and forthcoming activities at one of the most vibrant community resources in the area. We highlight the success of some local schools. St Patrick’s College Dungannon who won a very prestigious HSBC Young Enterprise Company of the year in London and South West College Cookstown whose Life and Living Skills students raised hundreds of pounds with their “Green Hands” gardening sale. Our Schools Spotlight is on Spires Integrated Primary School Cookstown. Our photographers also covered events in Dungannon, Swatragh, Cookstown, Bellaghy, Desertmartin and Coalisland. On top of all that there are regular features on music, sport, fashion, gardening, theatre and money advice.

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