Pallbearers who carried ‘Derry’ through city centre in anti-austerity demo, say it was about visible opposition to cuts

Pallbearers carring Derry through the city centre on Saturday. Picture by Gavin Connolly. For use with press coverage only.
Pallbearers carring Derry through the city centre on Saturday. Picture by Gavin Connolly. For use with press coverage only.

Members of a new anti-austerity collective say a ‘Death of Derry’ funeral procession through the city on Saturday successfully highlighted decades of neglect of the North West, which it claims, will be “further exacerbated by the onslaught of Westminster/Tory/Stormont/DUP/Sinn Féin austerity measures”.

Kevin Mullan

Picture: Gavin Connolly.

Picture: Gavin Connolly.