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Ruane expresses condolences following tragic accident

27 February, 2008

Sinn Féin Education Minister, Caitríona Ruane, has expressed her shock and offered condolences to the family of the teenage girl tragically killed in this morning's accident in Cabragh.

The Minister said "I am deeply upset by the news of this morning's tragic accident. My thoughts are with the family of the teenage girl whose life has been tragically cut short and with those of the other children injured.

"The Southern Education and Library Board have offered support to the schools involved through their critical incident response team at what will be a very difficult time for the families, schools and communities involved. I have spoken to the Principals of the schools to offer my support and condolences." ENDS

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