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People in Dublin are paying their respects to the victims of the terrorist atrocity in New Zealand.

A book of condolence has been opened in the Pro-Cathedral on Marlborough Street, in memory of those who died in attacks in two mosques in Christchurch.

Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, says people have been eager to show solidarity and compassion, with people arriving since early morning.

 

Brenton Tarrant, a 28 year old Australian man, has been remanded in custody in New Zealand until next month, after being charged with murder.

He opened fire in two mosques during Friday prayer, killing 49 people.

Dozens more are injured in hospital.

Two other people remain in police custody.

Meanwhile, Auckland has cancelled it’s St.Patrick’s Day celebrations, as a mark of respect.