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Young journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland honored at funeral

Apr 24, 2019 - 5:07 PM

(UPDATED) The killing has evoked memories of the 3 decades of violent strife in Northern Ireland and has sparked condemnation across the political spectrum also in the neighboring Republic of Ireland

TRIBUTES TO LYRA. In this file photo taken on April 19, 2019 floral tributes and a plaque condemning the killing of journalist Lyra McKee are seen at the scene of the overnight violence in the Creggan area of Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland on April 19, 2019. Photo by Paul Faith/AFP

New IRA admits responsibility for killing Northern Ireland journalist – media

Apr 23, 2019 - 2:11 PM

The New IRA attempts to justify its actions by claiming she was killed during an attack on 'enemy forces,' accusing police of provoking the riot which preceded her death

CONDEMNING THE KILLING. In this file photo taken on April 19, 2019 Sara Canning, partner of killed journalist Lyra McKee, addresses a gathering to condemn McKee's killing at the scene of rioting violence in the Creggan area of Derry (Londonderry) in Northern Ireland on April 19, 2019. Photo by Paul Faith/AFP

Two teenagers arrested after killing Northern Ireland journalist

Apr 20, 2019 - 3:59 PM

(UPDATED) Detectives hunting the gunman has released footage of the unrest, hoping that the community would help trace her killers

JOURNALIST. A handout picture released by Jess Lowe Photography on April 19, 2019 and taken on May 19, 2017 shows journalist and author Lyra McKee posing for a photograph in Belfast. Photo courtesy of Jess Lowe

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland in 'terrorist incident'

Apr 19, 2019 - 7:21 PM

"Lyra McKee was murdered during orchestrated violence in Creggan last night," Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton says in a statement

LYRA MCKEE. A handout picture released by Jess Lowe Photography on April 19, 2019 and taken on May 19, 2017 shows journalist and author Lyra McKee posing for a photograph in Belfast.Photo by Jess Lowe/Jess Lowe Photography/AFP