Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade, Darragh O’Brien TD has expressed his and his party’s condolences following the atrocity which took place in the early hours of this morning in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Deputy O’Brien said, “This particularly brutal attack has resulted in the deaths of scores of innocent people and the injury of so many while enjoying a music festival. I condemn it in the strongest possible terms.

“On behalf of the Fianna Fáil Party, I want to offer my sincerest condolences to the families of all of those murdered in this horrifying and reprehensible attack.

“I will be writing to Mr Reece Smyth, Chargé d’affaires at the U.S. Embassy here in Ireland, expressing our condolences to him and the American people.

“Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those killed, and we wish a full recovery to all those injured.