Tag Archives: Lyra McKee

Aoife Grace Moore, of the Press Association, tweetz:

Pro-IRA graffiti has been put up just metres from where Lyra McKee was shot in Creggan, warning off the community from helping the police with their investigation. Warns “informers will be executed”.

Pro-IRA graffiti at Lyra McKee murder scene warns ‘informers will be executed’ (The Irish Examiner)



Yesterday: In Belfast

This afternoon.

Mourners outside St Anne’s Cathedral during  the funeral service of murdered journalist Lyra McKee.



This afternoon.

From top: UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (watched by President Higgins, right); UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn and Mr Varadkar and DUP Leader Arlene Foster at St Anne’s Cathedral for the funeral service of murdered journalist Lyra McKee.


This afternoon.

The funeral of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee at St Anne’s Cathedral in Belfast is taking place.

Pics: Rollingnews

Seamus Dooley, of the National Union of Journalists, tweetz:

On eve of Lyra’s funeral the NUJ is hosting a vigil at Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin  at 6pm. All welcome.

Celebrate life & legacy of Lyra, take a stand for a better future. Music, song, reflections.

New IRA admits murder of journalist Lyra McKee and offers ‘sincere apologies’ (Connia Young, The Irish News)


Lyra McKee is a young gay woman who wrote a letter to her 14 year-old self as a response to recent hate-filled speech by Christians.

She appeared on Monday’s ‘The Nolan Show’ on BBC Radio Ulster to talk about homophobia and coming out in light of Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh’s public announcement at the weekend.

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