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Ó Snodaigh welcomes extension of funding for Dial to Stop Drug Dealing

14 June, 2010 - by Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD


Sinn Féin Justice Spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh has welcomed today’s announcement that funding for the highly successful Dial to Stop Drug Dealing initiative has been extended till the end of the year and repeated his call for the scheme to be put on a permanent footing.

Deputy Ó Snodaigh also called on members of the public to continue using the free phone number and to help to raise awareness of the scheme.

Speaking today Deputy Ó Snodaigh said:

“The Dial to Stop Drug Dealing free phone number has been a highly successful initiative which Sinn Féin has long campaigned for. I welcome today’s announcement that funding for the scheme is to be extended to the end of the year but reiterate my call for it to be put on a permanent footing.

“I am also calling on members of the public to continue using the free phone number and to raise awareness of the scheme by advertising the number on social networking sites and any other means available.” ENDS

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