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Statement by Minister Flanagan on the Karen Buckley case


Statement by Minister Flanagan


“I am greatly saddened by the news emerging that Scottish police believe that a body discovered near Glasgow may be that of Karen Buckley.

"All of our thoughts and prayers are with Karen’s parents, John and Marian, and with all of her family and friends at this tragic time.

"On behalf of the Government, I wish to express appreciation for all that has been done by the Scottish authorities, and especially Police Scotland in Glasgow, to find Karen and to support the Buckley family throughout this very difficult time.”




Press Office

16 April 2014


Note for Editors:

Our Consulate General in Scotland has been providing assistance to the Buckley family and continues to be available to offer any support and assistance that may be required.