The Chair, Members and Staff of The Teaching Council are deeply shocked and immeasurably saddened by the death of Ashling Murphy.

We express our sincere sympathy and solidarity to Ashling’s parents, family, friends, colleagues, community, and to her fellow teachers and the staff and pupils of Durrow National School who know and love her as a talented and inspirational teacher, mentor and friend.

We wish each of you, individually and collectively in your grief, every possible comfort.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hAnam Dílis.

Publication date: 14 January 2022