31st August 2014
By David O’Sullivan
There are calls to stop the sale of spray paint cans to people under
18 in Cork City.
It’s after the new stage Fitzgerald’s Park was defaced with Graffiti.
The white canopy was installed during the revamp of Fitzgerald’s Park
which was judicially opened just 3 months ago, Now council are
waiting for expert advice on how to remove the paint
from the landmark structure.
The Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City Kenneth O’Flynn is proposing a New
York-style bye-law to stop the sale of spray paint to people under the
age of 18.
Cllr O’Flynn says there is a thriving legitimate graffiti culture in
the City, but vandalism needs to be tackled, and he’s willing to
consider a voluntary code of practice as an alternative