Books of condolence are being opened in Creeslough, across Donegal and across the country today for people to pay tribute to the ten victims of the Creeslough tragedy.
The Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr. Liam Blaney, has announced that Books of Condolence have been opened in Creeslough at St. Michaels Church and at Creeslough Day Centre
Books of Condolence are also available across the County, at the following Council offices from 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday as follows:
- Lifford (County House),
- Letterkenny Public Services Centre,
- Carndonagh Public Services Centre,
- Donegal Town Public Services Centre,
- Dungloe Public Services Centre and
- Milford Public Services Centre.
The Raphoe Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Letterkenny has opened a book of condolence this morning by their Centre Manager. The book of condolence is open this week Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm each day.
A spokesperson said: “The Centre is open for anyone to call in even for a cup of tea and a chat. Our counselling and pastoral teams are available. We will be here not just now but, in the days, and weeks ahead. Call in or call us on 074 912 1853 anytime.”
Among the other books opened today are:
Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Sandra Duffy will open a Book of Condolence at the Guildhall from 3pm on Monday. A Candlelit Vigil in memory of the victims has been organised to take place at 8pm on the Guildhall steps.
The Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Tina Black, will open a Book of Condolence in City Hall today (Monday October 10) at 12.30pm.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy has opened an online Book of Condolence for the citizens of Dublin at: https://consultation.dublincity.ie/lord-mayor/book-of-condolence-creeslough/
In Limerick, Mayor Francis Foley has opened an online Book of Condolence on Limerick.ie
The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Deirdre Forde will open a Book of Condolences at Cork City Hall today, Monday, October 10th from 12noon.
The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Francis Flynn, has opened a Book of Condolences at County Buildings, Rathass, Tralee.
The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Alderman Stephen Ross has opened an online book of condolence at https://antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/creeslough/
A Book of Condolences will be set up at Maynooth University.
ATU Donegal: A book of condolence has been opened across each of the ATU campuses
The book of condolences are located in the following areas at ATU Donegal campuses:
Letterkenny campus, located in the Oratory
Killybegs campus, located in the front reception
ATU Donegal Student Counselling Service and Chaplaincy Service are here to support students during this time and can be contacted at 074 9186855 or by emailing:
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anamacha.