The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has sent a letter of condolence to U.S. President Barack Obama in the wake of the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre.
The horrific terrorist attack which claimed the lives of 50 innocent people and injured many more over the weekend has now dubbed the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history shocked the world who have now United in prayer and offered their condolences for the victims.
Mr Kenny was quick to offer his deepest sympathies by saying what happened was senseless and stated that Ireland ” will stand with the US in this time of immeasurable grief”.
Mr Kenny’s offer of support reads as follows: “On behalf of the people and Government of Ireland, I offer our sincere condolences on the shocking loss of life in Orlando today,” Mr Kenny wrote in the letter to US president Barack Obama.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of the United States, the community in Orlando and the LGBT community, and above all with the families and loved ones of those so senselessly killed and injured.
Once again we have witnessed the horror of young people being attacked as they enjoy themselves in their own community. Words cannot capture the shock and revulsion felt in Ireland, and around the world, at this outrage.
Ireland stands with the United States in this time of immeasurable grief.”