PIC: Anti-Irish graffiti in Glasgow is being treated as a hate crime 5 years ago

PIC: Anti-Irish graffiti in Glasgow is being treated as a hate crime

Glasgow police are treating as a hate crime the appearance of anti-Irish graffiti on the wall of a Catholic school in the city.

The message, spray-painted in red on St Aloysius’ College in Glasgow, read "The famine is over, it's time to go home."

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Police were called to the scene on Sunday evening and confirmed that they believed the message to be of a 'sectarian nature.'

According to Glasgow Live, the police have said "The incident is being treated as a hate crime and enquiries are ongoing."

Photos of the graffiti have appeared on social media, and drawn much criticism.