Across the country many remain stunned and saddened at the shocking news from Tullamore in Co Offaly, yesterday evening, that a 23-year old teacher was attacked and killed while out jogging along the canal.

Gardai say no stone will be left unturned in bringing Ashling Murphy's killer to justice.

A murder investigation is underway and a 40 year old man, who's known to Gardai over a number of previous offences is being questioned.

A vigil will take place at 6pm this evening in Eyre Square, Galway, to show solidarity for Ashling’s death and to remember her and all who have been affected by violence against women.

Organisers of the Galway vigil are have asking attendees to bring candles, tealights or flowers this evening..

While a vigil will take place outside the Dáil at 4pm tomorrow in her memory.

It's being organised by the National Women's Council of Ireland.

Those attending are encouraged to bring flowers and candles.

Students of Ashling Murphy have been laying flowers outside the school where Aisling taught in Tullamore.

She's being remembered as "kind", popular and exceptionally talented" by those who knew her.

Principal of Durrow National School, James Hogan, says students have been sharing their memories of Ashling today:

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