Council opens Book of Condolence for Martin McGuinness

Published: 22nd March 2017

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council has opened a Book of Condolence in memory of Martin McGuinness, former deputy First Minister.

The Chairperson of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Councillor Mary Garrity was first to sign the Book of Condolence which opened at The Grange, Omagh and the Townhall, Enniskillen, today.

“The death of Martin McGuinness has invoked some mixed emotions in our community,” said Councillor Garrity.

“Martin had a remarkable political journey that resulted in what I believe was a genuine desire for peace and reconciliation in this country. I pray for Martin, his family, for all victims and survivors of our past troubled years. I hope that the lessons we have all learnt are not in vain and that lasting peace will be his legacy,” added Councillor Garrity.

The Book of Condolence will be available for signing by members of the public at The Grange, Omagh and the Townhall, Enniskillen, Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, and will remain open until Friday 14 April 2017.

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