22/02/2018

Bilingual Road Sign Vandalised In Co Tyrone

Vandals have spray painted over a bilingual road sign in Co Tyrone.

The Irish language part of the Mid Ulster Council sign was scrawled out.

Sinn Fein MLA Colm Gildernew condemned the attack and said the vandalism is a sign is "indicative of the attitude of some in society who show a complete disregard and lack of respect for the Irish identity".
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He said: "There is no excuse for this type of vandalism and it will not be tolerated.

"Anybody removing, destroying or vandalising bilingual signs is involved in criminal damage and should be reported to the PSNI."

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