14 July 2005 Edition
Adams offers sympathy following London attacks
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams condemned the bomb attacks in London last Thursday. Adams sent a message of sympathy and solidarity to the British Prime Minister Tony Blair and to the Mayor of London Ken Livingstone.
Adams said:"I condemn the bomb attacks in London this morning. I have sent a message of sympathy and solidarity to Mr. Blair and the London Mayor Ken Livingstone.
"On behalf of Sinn Féin I offer my sincere condolences to the victims and the families of those killed and injured and to the people of London."
Meanwhile in councils throughout the Six Counties where there are Sinn Fein Mayors Books of Condolences were opened for the for the people of London in the wake of the attacks.
There are Books of Condolences in:Derry City, Down District, Magherafelt, Dungannon, Strabane, Fermanagh, Omagh, Cookstown, Moyle, Newry Armagh.