Locals outraged over Carrickmacross vandalism

Jun 21, 2022 13:06 By News Northern Sound
Locals outraged over Carrickmacross vandalism Locals outraged over Carrickmacross vandalism
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The award-winning Carrickmacross Tidy Towns group take "great pride" in their work, and are hoping to win a tenth consecutive gold medal at this year's awards.

The community of Carrickmacross was left outraged after a planting scheme in the town centre was targeted by vandals.

The incident which occurred late on Sunday night was captured on CCTV, with locals now "hopeful" that those involved will be held accountable.

Gerry Hand is Secretary of the award-winning Carrickmacross Tidy Towns group.


Speaking to Northern Sound, Gerry said the people of Carrickmacross take "great pride" in their community and many were left "disgusted."

The Carrickmacross native described the incident as "not acceptable" adding that the Tidy Towns community would not allow vandals to "rule the roost."

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