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Drumcondra Pays Tribute To Popular Shopkeeper Who Died Suddenly

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A book of condolences has been set up in a Centra in Drumcondra in Dublin, for a popular shopkeeper who died suddenly last week.

Akram Hussein collapsed after chasing a shoplifter from his store on Sunday and died in the Mater Hospital a short time later.

A number of politicians and community members have paid tribute to Akram.

Maynooth University historian Elizabeth Boyle described him as a "pillar of the community" who brightened up her mornings.

Another Twitter user, remembered Akram for his kindness behind the shop till.

His body will be taken home to Bangladesh to his wife and 14-year-old son, where a burial is due to take place.

An online book of condolences is available on

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