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Saturday 31st August 2013 - Registration between 8am and 10am in Aughabrack


Sperrins Hike to Commemorate 25th Anniversaries of Fallen Comrades

Tyrone Republicans are preparing to scale the highest peaks of Counties Derry and Tyrone in a 12 mile trek over the Sperrin Mountains to commemorate the 25th Anniversaries of fallen comrades.

The mountain hike is being organised by the Tyrone SF Commemoration Committee as part of a programme of events to commemorate Ireland’s patriot dead.

According to the chair of the committee, Cllr Sean Begley:

"The Walk of Freedom is a 5 or 12 mile trek over the Sperrin Mountains, commemorating the 25th Anniversaries of fallen comrades.

The full trek covers 9 peaks which include Sawel (678 m), the highest point in Co. Derry and Co. Tyrone and Mullaghclogha (635 m), the second highest point in Co. Tyrone.

Each of the 9 peaks will be dedicated to the following people:

Adain McAnespie, Co. Tyrone 21/2/88
Vols. Brendan Burns & Brendan Moley, South Armagh 29/2/88
Vols. Mairead Farrell, Dan McCann, Sean Savage, Belfast 6/3/88
Vols. Kevin McCracken 14/3/88, Caoimhín MacBradaigh Belfast, 16/3/88
Vol. Hugh Hehir, Co. Clare 6/5/88
Vol. Seamus Woods, Co. Tyrone 7/7/88
Vol. Brendan Davison, Belfast 29/7/88
Vols. Gerard & Martin Harte, Co. Tyrone 30/8/88
Vol. Brian Mullin, Co. Tyrone 30/8/88

The event is open to everyone. Entry fee is £10 / €10

Sponsor forms are available to raise money for the charity/organisation of your choice.

 " Further details of the mountain challenge can be accessed online by logging on to www.sperrinschallenge.com or by contacting your local Sinn Féin office.

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