Castlederg memorial still being investigated two years on

The memorial was unveiled in 2013 during a controversial republican parade in Castlederg, Co Tyrone
Brendan Hughes
A REPUBLICAN memorial in Co Tyrone is still being investigated by planners almost two years after it was built without planning permission. The monument in Castlederg honours republicans who have died including two IRA men killed when a bomb they were transporting exploded prematurely in 1973. It was unveiled in August 2013 during a contentious 'Tyrone Volunteers Day' parade commemorating the IRA men and other republicans who died during the Troubles. The high-profile march and the memorial's construction sparked fury from unionists and IRA victims' families. Planni[...]

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