Repeated Vandalism In Vacant Portlaoise School

Written 8 months ago by Newsroom

A vandalised school in County Laois is being compared to war scenes in Syria.

Father Paddy Byrne is chairperson of St Francis Special school which soon moves to the former St Pauls school in Portlaoise.

The property on Borris Road has been vaccant for some time and Fr Byrne says it’s a den of anti scoial behaviour and criminality.

The latest incident happened yesterday when a fire had to be extinguished.

He said locals resent what’s happening:

Picture credit: /frpaddybyrne