Bloody Sunday - Truth and Lies


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The Poster

This year’s poster depicts a face comprised of 4 fragments: Rosemary Nelson, killed in 1999 by loyalists, Gerald Donaghey, killed on Bloody Sunday (1972), Joan Connolly, killed by the British Army, Ballymurphy, Belfast (1971), & Asil Asleh, killed by Israeli Police in 2000 October's Cry

Bloody Sunday Commemoration 2008

Sunday 03 February

11.00am Wreath Laying Ceremony and Prayer Service.

Everyone welcome.

Venue: Bloody Sunday Monument, Rossville Street

2.30pm Annual Bloody Sunday Commemorative March

The annual commemoration march, followed by a rally at Free Derry Wall.

Speakers to include:

a family representative, a family member of one of those killed by the paras in Ballymurphy in August 1971, Sinn Féin and the SDLP.  This year will see the Bloody Sunday march animated by visual displays and public performances that explore the weekend’s theme of truth and Lies.

Assemble Creggan Shops, Central Drive, Creggan.

Café Creggan will be open before the march, 11.00am – 3.00pm.

After the march, soup and sandwiches will be served free in

Sandino’s, Water Street, and AOH Hall, Foyle Street.

After the March, Social Event, Voices for Truth.


Cor Cochion Caerdydd (Cardiff Reds Choir),

The Bluebells Choir,

Venue: Sandino’s, Water Street.

7.00pm Panel Discussion,

Bishop Edward Daly, Fr Aidan Troy and Fr Gerry Reynolds

speaking of their experiences during the conflict.

Venue: AOH Hall, Foyle Street.

Free Derry Tours

will be running political tours of the Bogside at 10.00am and 2.00pm throughout the week.

Proceeds from Saturday’s tours will be donated to the Bloody Sunday Weekend Committee.

For tour details contact 07793285972.

Bloody Sunday Commemoration Programme 2008 - hosted by