“On behalf of the people of Cork County I wish to extend my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Ashling Murphy. I am truly shocked by such an act of violence and can only imagine the sense of loss that is currently being experienced across the community in Tullamore and County Offaly. My thoughts are with everyone who knew and loved Ashling. As a fellow teacher and on a personal level I would like to offer my condolences to everyone who has been impacted by this tragedy. Comhbhrón ó chroí.” Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Gillian Coughlan.