At 1.15pm on Wednesday 17th June, the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Chris O’Leary opened a Book of Condolence in
The Atrium, City Hall for the friends and families of the students involved in the tragedy in Berkeley, California.
The Lord Mayor said
“It was with great sadness and shock that we learned of the awful loss of young lives in Berkeley.
On behalf of the people of Cork I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who lost their lives or were injured in the tragic event in Berkeley, California. Being a Sister City of San Francisco for almost thirty years, we are deeply upset by this tragedy and are thinking of all the Irish community currently residing in California at this time ”
The Book of Condolence will be available for signing for 2 weeks during regular office hours.
Ardmhéara Cllr Chris O'Leary signing the Book of Condolence.