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Funeral of Ashling Murphy to take place in Tullamore today

Jan 18, 2022 07:01 By Shannonside News
Funeral of Ashling Murphy to take place in Tullamore today Funeral of Ashling Murphy to take place in Tullamore today
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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 funeral of murdered school teacher Ashling Murphy is taking place in Co Offaly this morning.

It's being held in Mountbolus at 11 o'clock - when schools across Ireland will also hold a minute's silence.

The 23-year-old was killed while running along the Grand Canal, near Tullamore, last Wednesday afternoon.

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Micheál Cunningham's 22-year-old daughter, Ciara Campbell, was murdered in Co Carlow in 2007.

He says there are similarities between the two cases.

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