West Tyrone Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals

Easter commemoration in Killyclogher

Published: 9 April, 2012


Approximately 60 people attended the Easter Commemoration at the graveside of veteran Republican, Charlie Ferris in Killyclogher graveyard on Saturday evening. Local Councillor, Declan Mc Aleer led the proceedings.

During his address, Declan reflected on Charlie's lifelong participation in the struggle from first volunteering in 1936 and remaining faithful un...til his death in 2005. Barry Allison read the Easter Proclamation, while Ruaidhri Lyttle called out the Tyrone Roll of Honour. A wreath was laid on behalf of Sinn Féin by Peter Mc Glone.

Charlie's daughter, Nancy recited a decade of the Rosary while Barry Mc Colgan brought the proceedings to a close with the playing of Amhran Na bhFiann.