Anger after arson attack on local primary school building

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Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Sinn Féin Councillor Terry Hearty has branded an arson attack on Anamar School on Thursday night as an attack on the community.

Speaking to Newry Times, Councillor Hearty stated, “In recent months there has been a community led campaign to retain Anamar School building for community use for the betterment of local people.

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“We wanted to use the school to provide a space to allow the community to tackle issues such as rural and elderly isolation, mental health concerns and provide amenities for local children and parents.



“Those plans have been ruined by this criminal act.

“The anger in the community is palpable.



“Those responsible should be ashamed and must be held accountable.

He added, “Anamar School has been part of this community for years, this arson attack is an attack on all of us.”



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1 Comment for “Anger after arson attack on local primary school building”

  1. frank patterson

    Pure vandalism.Disgraceful.

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