Ashling Murphy will be laid to rest in Tullamore on Tuesday
Less than a week after she was found murdered, Ashling Murphy will be laid to rest this comingTuesday morning.
The 23-year-old primary school teacher was killed while out jogging after work on Wednesday afternoon, and while no formal arrests have been made in connection to her murder, the Gardaí has confirmed they are waiting to speak to a 'person of interest' who is currently in hospital in Dublin.
Ashling's family has confirmed that their daughter will be laid to rest at St Brigid's Church in Mountbolus, outside Tullamore on Tuesday morning, and that those who wish to stream the service online can do so at MemorialLane.ie.
According to the arrangements published on RIP.ie: “Ashling will repose in her family home on Sunday from 3pm until 8pm, strictly. Also on Monday from 3pm until 8pm, strictly. Rosary on both nights will take place at 8pm.
"Removal on Tuesday to arrive at St. Brigid's Church, Mountbolus, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Lowertown Cemetery, Mountbolus. Family flowers only, please. House strictly private on Tuesday, please,” the notice stated.
The notification said that Ashling is sadly missed by her “heartbroken” family, dad Raymond, mum Kathleen, brother Cathal, sister Amy, boyfriend Ryan, aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family, neighbours and friends.
This week saw dozens of vigils take place around Ireland as well as in cities around the world including London, Melbourne, Vancouver and New York, with millions more sharing their grief and outpouring of support for Ashling and her family across social media.
Sinn Fein's Health Spokesperson, Louise O'Reilly, says Ashling's murder has sent a wave of anger and sadness around the country and the world
Ashling's family have requested family flowers only, and house private on Tuesday.