Las Vegas Book of Condolence

Thursday, 5th October 2017

Press Release – Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Wexford County Council opens Books of Condolences following Las Vegas Atrocity

Earlier today, as people around the world continue to come to terms with the horrifying details of the Las Vegas mass shooting atrocity, Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council, Councillor John Hegarty opened a Book of Condolences at Council Headquarters at Carricklawn, Wexford for the families of those killed and injured in the attack.

Speaking at the signing, Councillor Hegarty expressed sympathy on behalf of the people of Wexford to the families of those killed and injured.

“For centuries, Ireland and the United States have shared a unique bond forged through family, friendship, culture, business and tourism” said Councillor Hegarty.  “Today, as the people of Wexford come to terms with this atrocity, we stand beside the people of the US, united in sadness and in horror at the nature and scale of this attack, while our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those people caught up in this unspeakable act”.

With effect from 9.00am tomorrow, Thursday 5 October, Books of Condolences will be available to members of the public for signing at the following locations during normal office hours:

• The Book Centre, South Main St., Wexford
• Wexford County Council Offices, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford
• New Ross Municipal District Offices, The Tholsel, New Ross
• Enniscorthy Municipal District Office, Market Square, Enniscorthy
• Gorey Municipal District Offices, Civic Square The Avenue, Gorey

Book will remain available for signing until Close of Business, Friday 20 October, 2017.