On Friday 13 November 2015 a series of coordinated terrorist attacks took place across Paris killing 130 and injuring 368.
As news of the attacks spread tributes to the victims and their families were made across the globe. In Dublin floral tributes were left at the French Embassy in Dublin in memory of those killed in Paris the previous night. Outside the French Embassy the French flag was tied with a black ribbon.
In a statement President Michael D Higgins paid tribute to those who lost their lives.
On behalf of the Irish people and on my own behalf I offer deepest sympathy through President Hollande to the people of France on this dreadful loss of life and appalling injuries.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny also expressed his sympathies with the French people and described what happened as
An appalling act of terrorism.
Tánaiste Joan Burton described it as
An attack on democracy and on the European way of life.
A mass was held at the Pro Cathedral in Dublin to remember those who died. Chair of the Islamic Centre Ireland Shaykh Dr. Umar Al-Qadri also condemned to the attacks describing them as
An attack on humanity not only on the people of Paris. ISIS represent a sick ideology, misinterpretation of our religion.
U2 front man Bono described the attacks on the Bataclan theatre as an attack on music.
Books of Condolence opened across Ireland to allow the Irish express their sympathies.
An RTÉ News report by Brian O'Donovan broadcast on 14 November 2015.
Up to ten thousand people took to the streets of Dublin to show their solidarity with the victims of the Paris attacks. Sharon Gaffney reports for RTÉ News on 14 November 2015, the day following the attacks.