O Caoláin conveys his sympathy and support to Pauline Tully McAuley and her family
Speaking following the brutal attack on Pauline Tully McAuley on Christmas Eve, Sinn Féin TD for Cavan and Monaghan, Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin said:
‘I have known and worked with Pauline Tully McAuley for many years. I am proud to call her both a colleague and a friend. The horror of the ordeal that Pauline and her children faced on Christmas Eve is beyond comprehension. The community around Killnaleck and throughout County Cavan, and beyond and is greatly upset and is hopeful that Pauline makes full recovery.
I have spoken to a member of Pauline’s family and conveyed my sympathy and support, and that of the many hundreds of fellow activists throughout the constituency.
I am aware that a man is in custody and an investigation is ongoing in relation to this attack. It is now a matter for the Gardaí to progress their investigation and ensure that justice is served. ’