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Book of condolence for Gaza victims to be opened tomorrow in Dublin

Lord Mayor Christy Burke repeated his call for negotiations to end the violence.

File photo of Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke
File photo of Dublin Lord Mayor Christy Burke
Image: Sam Boal

DUBLIN LORD MAYOR Christy Burke has announced that a book of condolence is to be opened, to allow the public to express their sympathy for victims of the ongoing conflict “in Gaza and surrounding territories.”

In a statement this afternoon, Burke said:

I have opened a Book of Condolence to allow the public to express their feelings for all the victims of this tragedy and to highlight our concern at the loss of life on all sides of this conflict.
I call on all the protagonists to refrain from any action which may result in more civilian casualties and would reiterate that the conflict can only be resolved through negotiation.

The book will be open to the public at The Mansion House on Dawson Street as follows:

  • Friday, 1 August – 10am to 5 pm
  • Saturday, 2 August – 10am to 5pm
  • Monday, 4 August – 11am to 4pm

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