100 Irish People Caught In Nepal Earthquake

Up to 100 Irish people are believed to have been caught up in the Nepal earthquake.

The death toll following the earthquake is past 3,200 and continuing to rise.

Up to 3,000 Nepalese natives currently living in Ireland are seeking permission from the government to raise money to aid the relief effort.

Sinn Féin's Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Seán Crowe, has released a statement sending his condolences.

He said: "The scale of the destruction and the death toll are immense.

"I send my condolences to all those affected.

"Nepal is a popular destination for Irish tourists and I know that the Department of Foreign Affairs are eagerly trying to contact any Irish people in the country."


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