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Funeral service of Ashling Murphy takes place today

Jan 18, 2022 07:01 By News Northern Sound
Funeral service of Ashling Murphy takes place today Funeral service of Ashling Murphy takes place today
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There will be a minutes silence in schools across the country at 11am.

Schools across the country are to observe a minutes silence at 11 o'clock this morning as the funeral service of Ashling Murphy gets underway.

The 23 year old schoolteacher was murdered as she went for a run on the banks of the Grand Canal in Tullamore last Wednesday.

She'll be laid to rest after requiem mass in Mountbolus.

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Large screens have been erected at the local GAA club to cater for the huge crowd of mourners that are expected to pay their respects, while Ashling's family have invited local musicians to play their instruments at the cemetery.

The investigation into Ashling's murder is continuing, and Irish Examiner reporter Liz Dunphy says there are a number of lines of inquiry being pursued.

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