Drug paraphernalia found close to primary school

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Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Slieve Gullion Councillor Terry Hearty has said that the discovery of drug-taking paraphernalia close to the Primary School in Glassdrommond had caused great concern.

He has appealed to those involved to stop and think of the impact of drug use on themselves, their families and the community.

 

 

Speaking to Newry Times, the local councillor said, “Whilst the school is off for the summer, it is worrying that the area is being used for these type of activities. That has to stop.

“However the bigger issue is that of drug and substance abuse. Most of those involved do not realise the potential harm they are bringing on themselves and those that care about them.

 

 

“Drug taking is not a game or a quick buzz. Day and daily we hear horror stories of those caught up in addiction. I would appeal once again to any person involved in drug and substance misuse to stop and if needed seek help and support.”

Commenting on those who supply the illegal substances, the Sinn Féin elected representative added, “Those involved in the criminal act of selling drugs should face the full rigours of the law.

 

 

“They are peddling death and destruction in our communities and care nothing for those that they make their money from.”

 

 


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