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Sunday 21 September 2014

In Pictures: IRA commemoration parade through Castlederg

The parade makes it way through the village. Tyrone Commemoration Parade through Castlederg village to remember IRA members who died during the Northern Ireland Troubles.  Relatives of IRA victims held a church service and protest in the Co. Tyrone town.  The commemoration parade rakes places every year but was to coincide this year with the deaths of IRA volunteers Seamus Harvey and Gerard McGlynn who died in 1973 whilst transporting a bomb to Castlederg which prematurely exploded. Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.
The parade makes it way through the village
Hundreds of people protested at a controversial republican parade taking place in Castlederg, County Tyrone. The Tyrone Volunteers Day Parade commemorates republicans who died during the Troubles, including two IRA men killed by their own bomb. Several hundred bandsmen and republican supporters took part. Picture Mark Marlow/Pacemaker
Hundreds of people protested at a controversial republican parade taking place in Castlederg, County Tyrone. The Tyrone Volunteers Day Parade commemorates republicans who died during the Troubles, including two IRA men killed by their own bomb. Several hundred bandsmen and republican supporters took part. Picture Mark Marlow/Pacemaker
Shelley Gilfillan pictured at the Castlederg protest holding a picture of her uncle Lexi Cummings who was killed by the IRA in 1982. Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.
Shelley Gilfillan pictured at the Castlederg protest holding a picture of her uncle Lexi Cummings who was killed by the IRA in 1982. Photo-Jonathan Porter/Presseye.

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