Book of Condolence for the people of Norway opens in Dublin

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Dublin’s Lord Mayor, Andrew Montague, today offered his condolences to the people of Norway after the devastating loss of life they experienced, in the aftermath of the Oslo bombing and subsequent gun massacre at the Labour youth camp on Utoeya Island on Friday.

The Lord Mayor will open Book of Condolence which will be available for signing from Tuesday 26th to Saturday 30th July from 10am to 4pm each day both in the Mansion House, Dawson Street and City Hall, Dame Street. There will be a minutes silence to remember all the victims and their families at tonight’s City Council meeting.

''As a member of the Labour party and as Lord Mayor of Dublin, I wish to convey my deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy to the people of Norway whose lives have been changed forever and to all the families that have tragically lost their loved ones in these pointless attacks. Our thoughts and prayers are with them all at this very difficult time. As an expression of solidarity with the Norwegian people, I am opening a Book of Condolence at the Mansion House and at City Hall, because I know that many people will want to leave a message of support for those so profoundly affected by this massacre” said the Lord Mayor.