The Mayor of Clonmel Cllr.Billy Shoer opened a book of condolence at the Town Hall,Clonmel on Monday following the death og Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe who was shot dead outside a credit union in county Louth.
Cllr.Shoer said it was devastating to think that Det.Gda Donohoe was on duty protecting life and property of the state when he was murdered in such a cold blooded manner.
“Everyone I spoke with over the weekend was deeply saddened and genuinely shocked at what had happened,he could have been son or friend to anyone of us,” said Cllr.Shoer.
He called on the public to provide assistance to Carda Siochana in any way they could to bring those responsible for this and other crimes to justice.
“Those criminals have no respect for law and order or for the communities they live in,” said Cllr.Shoer.
On behalf of the people of Clonmel he expressed his sympathies to his wife Caroline, their two children and families, to his garda colleagues throughout the country.
The book of condolence opened in the Town Hall on Monday and members of the public are invited to sign in between office hours until 10th February from 9am to 5pm.