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Sunday 15 September 2019

Books of condolence opened following Paris attacks

Wexford's Mayor Cllr. George Lawlor signs one of the books with Jim Hayes, left, and David Tucker, from People Newspapers.
Wexford's Mayor Cllr. George Lawlor signs one of the books with Jim Hayes, left, and David Tucker, from People Newspapers.

By David tucker

BOOKS of condolence for the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks in which 17 people were killed have been opened at the Wexford People office in Rowe Street, Wexford, and at Enniscorthy Castle.

The newspaper office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.) on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, and between 9 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. on Monday.

Mayor Cllr Georgle Lawlor was the first to sign the book People Newspapers, saying that as journalists were attacked and massacred at the Charlie Hebdo office in Paris last Wednesday, it was appropriate that a book would be available at the newspaper for people to sign.

Last week, staff at People Newspapers in Channing House held a minute's silence in memory of the fellow journalists who lost their lives in the attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices.

Meanwhile, members of the county council signed the Enniscorthy Book of Condolence ahead of the monthly council meeeting at County Hall on Monday (January 12).

The Book will be available for members of the public to sign at Enniscorthy Castle from Tuesday (January 13).

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