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Irish language signs damaged in Rostrevor

Sinn Féin Assembly candidate for South Down, Michael Gray Sloan, has condemned the deliberate targeting and criminal damage against Irish language signs erected by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.

sloan1”I was appalled to see the recent destruction of Irish language signs in both Rostrevor and Hilltown,” Mr Sloan said.

“This criminal damage constitutes an attack on both communities. The Irish language belongs to everyone and every community.

“I have spoken with my colleague Cllr Mickey Ruane to see if we can get the signs cleaned or, if necessary, replaced.

Article continues below:April 2016He added, “If anyone has any information regarding this criminal damage I would urge them to contact the PSNI.”

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