Homophobic graffiti in Lurgan condemned by Alliance

Homophobic graffiti, smeared on a derelict house close to a hospital, has been condemned by Alliance.

Thursday, 22nd April 2021, 9:53 am

The graffiti was discovered on the walls of the house opposite Lurgan Hospital in Union Street yesterday.

Alliance Cllr Peter Lavery said it was not representative of the views of local residents.

“Lurgan is an inclusive, welcoming town that is looking to the future.” he said.

Graffiti smeared on house in Lurgan.

“Those spray painting these homophobic statements do not represent the vast majority of people here, and I condemn them and their actions entirely. We can have no tolerance for such views in our society.

“All of us must unite and face down homophobia and those who promote it.

“I have asked for the graffiti to be removed and I urge anyone with information on this incident to contact police with it immediately.”



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