West Tyrone Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals

Ballycolman pipe bomb a futile act

Published: 18 November, 2013

Strabane Sinn Féin Councillor Brian Mc Mahon says the pipe bomb incident in the Ballycolman on Saturday evening was a futile act which only served to cause disruption and endangerment to the local community.

The local councillor said,

"Thankfully no one was hurt in this incident not least the brave person who moved this device to waste ground at the derelict Adria site in an effort to minimise the level of disruption that would be caused.

""Rather than endangering and disrupting the local community those involved should recognise the absolute futility of their actions and join with the overwhelming majority of people in this area who are trying to forge a better future for the community. Those involved should instead turn their energies towards the adoption of constructive strategy to achieving the objectives Irish republicanism."