Dickson condemns trouble in Carrickfergus following Apprentice Boys March

Alliance East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson has condemned the trouble in Carrickfergus on Easter Monday following an Apprentice Boys March. 150 people were involved in this incident and a number were arrested including a couple of youths. The trouble broke out near Carrickfergus Castle.

Stewart Dickson MLA said: “I was disgusted by this trouble, it is completely unacceptable. I would condemn all those who took part in this incident.

“I would ask anybody who took part in this trouble to think about their actions and hand themselves into the police.

“I hope that the police can arrest and charge all those who took part in the trouble, but the police needs the help of the public to do this, so I would urge anybody with any information about this violence to contact the police.”


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