ÓSF Bloody Sunday weekend

Ógra Shinn Féin in Derry will be holding a series of events next week to mark the 42nd anniversary of Bloody Sunday.

The events will include panel discussions and a debate on the current political situation.

Michael McCrossan, chairperson of Ógra Shinn Féin in Derry, launched the programme of events at the Museum of Free Derry this week with John Kelly, whose brother, Michael, was among those murdered on Bloody Sunday.

Mr McCrossan said people from all political backgrounds will be represented in the panel discussions.

The events will be held in Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin, Great James Street, on Saturday, February 1, and will get underway at 2pm with a debate on the impact of Bloody Sunday on different communities featuring John Kelly, the PUP’s Nigel Gardiner, Lee Lavis and Gearoid Ó hÉara. A second discussion will take place afterwards at 4pm and the panel will include Martina Anderson MEP, Raymond McCartney MLA, Derry republican Charles Lamberton and Michael McCrossan.