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Lyra McKee’s murder should mark new beginning, priest tells funeral

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THE savage murder of Lyra McKee should mark a new beginning for Northern Ireland, a priest has told mourners.

Dissident republican gunmen who killed the Belfast-born journalist, 29, should lay down their arms, Father Martin Magill added.

He urged politicians at the North of Ireland's suspended powersharing Assembly to work together to produce a better life for young people.

Fellow journalists formed a guard of honour as the service for their murdered colleague began in Belfast.

Applause rang out around St Anne's Cathedral as the coffin was... More

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