Vigil for Ashling Murphy to be held tomorrow outside Dáil Éireann 1 week ago

Vigil for Ashling Murphy to be held tomorrow outside Dáil Éireann

Ashling was murdered while out for a run this week.

A vigil for Ashling Murphy will be held tomorrow outside Dáil Éireann in Dublin.

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School teacher Ashling was killed in Tullamore while jogging yesterday, Wednesday January 12, at 4pm. A man in his 40s is currently being held in Garda custody.

The National Women's Council of Ireland have since announced that a vigil will be held in Ashling's memory on Friday, January 14 at 4pm outside Dáil Éireann.

The group has told the public to feel free to bring flowers or candles.

They said: "Ashling Murphy was killed yesterday when she was on a jog, in broad daylight. There has been a huge outpouring of grief and support across Ireland for Ashling and her family.

"Tomorrow at 4pm, around the time Ashling was killed, the National Women’s Council will hold a vigil to remember Ashling and to support all who knew and loved her.

"Women must be safe in our homes and our communities. Join us and call for an end to men’s violence against women. Please feel free to bring flowers or candles.

"We ask that all attendees please respect current public health guidance relating to Covid19."

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The vigil for Ashling's memory will take place tomorrow at 4pm outside the Dáil.