Michael died when the bomb he was transporting exploded accidentally on 30th October 1974
Councillor Elisha McCallion said
These events are very important indeed .We will be gathering to remember with dignity and pride the memory of Michael and stand in solidarity with his family and friends. The commemoration will take place at 7.30pm at the Shantallow Monument and I would encourage as many people as possible to attend.
The commemoration is organised by the Shantallow Monument committee and Derry Republican Graves Association.