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Saturday 27 December 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
Protesters pictured in the centre of Castlederg, where the Tyrone Commemoration Parade took place 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.
Loyalist protestors hold pictures of IRA victims in Castlederg, County Tyrone during the controversial parade by IRA supporters. Victims' campaigners waved photos of loved ones killed during the troubles, a minority shouted angrily and one demonstrator temporarily broke through a security barrier amid emotional scenes. Julien Behal/PA Wire
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.
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
Gerry Kelly speaks during the parade. 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.
A victims group from west Tyrone is to meet Secretary of State Theresa Villiers later to express opposition to a republican parade in Castlederg. The DUP's Arlene Foster will be among the politicians accompanying them at the meeting. Sinn Féin are supporting the Tyrone Volunteers Day Parade which is due to take place on Sunday. Also pictured MLA,Councillor Derek R Hussey U.U.P, Ross Hussey and Councillor Thomas Kerrigan D.U.P. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
A victims group from west Tyrone is to meet Secretary of State Theresa Villiers later to express opposition to a republican parade in Castlederg. The DUP's Arlene Foster will be among the politicians accompanying them at the meeting. Sinn Féin are supporting the Tyrone Volunteers Day Parade which is due to take place on Sunday. Also pictured MLA,Councillor Derek R Hussey U.U.P, Ross Hussey and Councillor Thomas Kerrigan D.U.P. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
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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