Rebecca Allen holds a placard at the vigil for Ashling Murphy held at the Guildhall Steps on Friday afternoon. Photo: George Sweeney. DER2202GS – 086

IN PICTURES: Ashling Murphy murder - Vigil held in Derry

Vigils have been held today in Derry and across Donegal amid widespread revulsion over the killing of Ashling Murphy.

Teacher Ashling, from Tullamore, Co. Offaly was murdered on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old had gone for an afternoon run when her killer struck.

The vigil in Derry was staged by Alliance for Choice at 4pm on Friday and a large crowd attended.

The vigil in Derry was staged by Alliance for Choice at 4pm on Friday and a large crowd attended.

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