[lg policy] Unholy council row over Irish signs at cemetery

Francis Hult francis.hult at englund.lu.se
Tue Jul 17 03:38:26 EDT 2018

Belfast Newsletter

Unholy council row over 
Irish signs at cemetery

An unholy row has erupted in Cookstown over the erection of Irish language signage at the entrance to the town’s cemetery. Ulster Unionist Party councillor Trevor Wilson said he has been contacted by numerous people who are “deeply annoyed” by the signage. “Many Protestants feel that this is a deliberate attempt by Sinn Fein/SDLP to force Irish on a community they know has very little or no interest in it,” he said.

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