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Arson attack on Donegal Orange Hall is an attack on the entire community

15 September, 2014 - by Pádraig Mac Lochlainn

Responding to confirmation from An Garda Síochana that the fire that devastated Newtowncunningham Orange Hall in County Donegal was an arson attack local Sinn Féin TD Padraig Mac Lochlainn described it as an attack on the entire community.

Speaking after inspecting the damage at the hall with members of the local Orange and Protestant community Deputy Mac Lochlainn said;

“Those responsible for this attack represent nobody but themselves.

“Anybody with any information relating to this incident should bring it immediately to An Garda Síochana.

“I sincerely hope that those responsible will be brought to justice.

“I also want to convey the solidarity of the entire community in Donegal with the minority Protestant community at this time. I have no doubt that that community will unite together and rebuild the hall.”


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