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Organisers call on people to register for Lyra's Walk

Organisers are holding a walk from Belfast to Derry in Memory of Lyra McKee.

Organisers of a Walk for Peace in memory of murdered Belfast woman Lyra McKee have asked people who wish to take part to register for the event.

The walk from Belfast to Derry, will take place over three says starting on May 25.

Organisers say the walk is "to reclaim, to defend and to reassert the principles of the Good Friday Agreement. We demand that Lyra McKee's death be the last".

Adding that they wanted to do something that would "bring people from all backgrounds and political persuasions together in unity and offer a chance to engage with each other in constructive dialogue along the way".

Anyone who feels the can help with organising the walk is asked to contact the team at lyraswalk@gmail.com or you can take part in the event by registering at www.eventbrite.ie.

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