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Statement by President Higgins on the death of Lyra McKee

Date: Fri 19th Apr, 2019 | 09:13

"The people of Ireland will have heard with both shock, outrage and great sadness of the killing of the young journalist Lyra McKee in Derry last evening - a woman of talent and commitment, who was shot exercising her profession.

Sabina and I send our deepest sympathies to her family and friends and to all those who knew her and worked with her."