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Vandalism at local forest park dedicated to five-year-old child leaves community 'devastated'

Jun 24, 2022 11:06 By News Northern Sound
Vandalism at local forest park dedicated to five-year-old child leaves community 'devastated' Vandalism at local forest park dedicated to five-year-old child leaves community 'devastated'
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A wooden sculpture of a deer in the Fairy Forest has had its head forcibly removed.

An act of vandalism has occurred in a local forest park that is dedicated to the memory of a five-year-old child who died from cancer.

Erica's Fairy Forest in Cootehill was created by Erica Ní Draighneain's parents to honour and celebrate her life and to thank the people of Cootehill for their kindness and support.

However, a wooden sculpture of a deer in the Fairy Forest has had its head forcibly removed.

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On a social media post, Erica's Fairy Forest said "a lot of time, money, and kindness goes into pieces like this" and it was with a "very heavy heart" that they were alerted to this act of vandalism.

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