10th August 2010
McGlone condemns Cookstown
SDLP Mid Ulster MLA Patsy McGlone has
condemned a device left at Sweep Road in Cookstown on Tuesday morning.
He said: “I utterly condemn this latest security alert and the pain and
anguish it has inflicted on not only those targeted but also the Cookstown
“A number of homes and premises in the Glenavon Gardens area, including a
nursery, had to be evacuated this morning causing a large amount of worry
and disruption to the local community.
“Campaigns of violence and intimidation had no justification in the past and
have no justification now. We cannot allow another generation of victims to
be created by those with no regard for the future of this country or its
“The thoughts and prayers of the entire Cookstown community are with the
victims of this outrage.”