Graveside floral tribute:
YESTERDAY, Sunday, key figures associated with the?civil rights movement in Derry assembled at the grave?of the late Mrs. Mary Ellen O'Doherty,[nee Hegarty] to mark her 100th birthday on April 28, 1908. She was born at Balee, near Strabane and died last year on June 16th, surrounded by her loved ones from at home and abroad, in hospital, after a short illness.?Former Mid-Derry MP and former Minister for Community?Relations in the ill-fated 1974 Stormont Executive,?Mr. Ivan Cooper gave a short oration as did her son,?Fionnbarra, a co-founder of NICRA in 1967.