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Book of Condolences opened for the victims of the Smolensk Air Disaster

Book of Condolences for Smolensk Air Disaster

Pictured at the opening of the Book of Condolences for the late Polish President, Lech Kaczynski and the other victims of the Smolensk Air Disaster (l-r) Nicky Carroll, Corporate Affairs Cork City Council and Cllr. Dara Murphy, Lord Mayor of Cork

The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Dara Murphy has today, (Monday 12th April 2010) opened a Book of Condolences to honour the late Polish President, Lech Kaczynski and the other victims of the Smolensk Air Disaster.

‘There has been a global outpouring of sympathy to the Polish people following the tragic air crash that claimed the life of their President and 95 others’, said Cllr. Murphy.

‘In Cork, the Polish Community is the largest ethnic national group within the City and I am opening a Book of Condolences to allow them and indeed the broader public to express their profound sympathies’.

The Book of Condolences is opened at the Civic Offices in the City Hall and will remain open until Friday 23rd April at 5 p.m. The book will then be sent to the Polish Embassy.

 

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