A Memorial Lecture to mark the 50th anniversary of Louis Leonard will take place in Donagh GAA clubhouse, Co Fermanagh this Saturday night.
The late Louis Leonard was murdered in his butcher's shop by British State Forces in the border village of Derrylin on December 15th, 1972.
The Leonard family like many others who have lost a loved one as a result of the conflict have criticised the proposed British Government's amnesty plan which would prevent prosecutions for conflict-related offences and close down both present and future police and Police Ombudsman investigations, civil actions and legacy inquests.
This year, Louis' widow Betty and members of the Leonard family have asked Cavan/Monaghan TD , Matt Carthy to give the Memorial Lecture to those in attendance on Saturday night.
Speaking to Northern Sound, Ciaran Leonard said talks conducted by Deputy Carthy on Saturday night will be centred on the future of Ireland 50 years from now.
He added that a future based on fairness to all and inclusivity, helps the families who have lost a loved one to know that they did not die for nothing: