Cynical, ignorant and sick – Jewish rep dismisses move to rename Sligo halting site ‘The Gaza Strip’

A campaign is underway in Sligo to have the Alma Terrace Halting Site at Finisklin renamed ‘The Gaza Strip’, in solidarity with the people of Palestine. With local councillors being lobbied to support the move, Yanky Fachler of the Jewish Historical Society of Ireland has reacted angrily to it, and argues the case with Alma Terrace resident, Bernard Sweeney