Irish Road Signs 'Deliberately Damaged' In Co L'Derry

Irish language road signs have been "deliberately" damaged in Co L'Derry, according to a local Sinn Fein MLA.

East Derry MLA Caoimhe Archibald condemned the attack and said the Irish language signs had been "specifically targeted".

She said: "Prior to the original erection of these signs, consultations took place with residents on all the roads and received widespread support.
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"There is no excuse for this type of vandalism and it will not be tolerated.

"We would urge anyone with information about the sign removal to bring it to the attention of the PSNI."


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