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PRESS NOTICE: Sinn Féin to launch Easter Lily at Stormont

30 March, 2009

Sinn Féin will tomorrow (Tuesday) launch the annual campaign encouraging people to honour Ireland’s dead and wear an Easter Lily.

The Lilly will be launched by Regional Development Minister Conor Murphy in the party office at Stormont.

Speaking ahead of the event Mr Murphy said,

“Tomorrow we gather to launch this year’s campaign encouraging people to remember and honour our patriot dead. The wearing of the Easter Lily is a symbol of respect and remembrance but also of hope for the future and the realisation of the objectives of Easter 1916.

Tomorrow our Assembly team and others will come together to launch this important yearly imitative and I am honoured to be taking part.” CRÍOCH

Notes to Editors: The launch will take place on Tuesday at 12:30pm in the Sinn Féin offices at Stormont – Conor Murphy will then be available to speak to the media

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