Taoiseach praises Anthony Burke following Palani sentencing

The Taoiseach has paid tribute to Sligo man Anthony Burke in the wake of the sentencing of Yousef Palani at the Central Criminal Court yesterday.


23-year-old Yousef Palani, of Markievicz Heights in Sligo, received two life sentences for the murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee.


He also received a further 20-year sentence for causing serious harm to Anthony Burke.


Speaking in the Dáil, Leo Varadkar praised Mr. Burke for providing the crucial information which led to the arrest of Palani.