Northern Ireland

Belfast artists' paintings stolen from Omagh house

Valuable paintings by Belfast artists William Conor, Frank McKelvey and Markey Robinson have been stolen.

Police are trying to trace the paintings which were taken in Omagh, County Tyrone.

The were stolen from a house in the Gortmore area. Three pieces of Clarice Cliff pottery were also taken between 25 January and last Friday.

Detectives said they wanted to hear about any attempts to sell the items.

The artwork includes an abstract oil painting of two people, a cottage and trees by Markey Robinson; a "Day at the Races" ink sketch by William Conor; a landscape oil painting of a moor by Frank McKelvey and a seascape watercolour by an unknown artist.