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Bunscoil vandalised three times in four days

By Adrian Rutherford

An Irish language primary school has been broken into three times in four days.

Bunscoil an tSleibhe Dhuibh on the Ballymurphy Road in west Belfast was targeted between Sunday and Tuesday.

An estimated £10,000 of damage was caused.

Principal Pilib Misteil told the BBC that the break-ins had angered the community.

The first incident occurred at 3am on Sunday morning, when damage was caused to a vehicle parked in the school grounds and windows to the building were smashed.

The next break-in took place on Monday at 12.40am.

On Tuesday morning, it was reported a plant pot had been thrown through the office window.

Police have urged anyone who witnessed suspicious activity to contact police at Woodbourne on the non-emergency number 101.

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