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Mountbolus Village To Be Closed Off Tomorrow For Ashling Murphy's Funeral

Two screens are being set up to help cater for the huge crowds expected.

Plans are in place to close off Mountbolus village tomorrow morning for Ashling Murphy's funeral.

The 23 year old teacher will be laid to rest following mass in St. Brigid's Church at 11 o'clock.

According to gardaí who are co-ordinating traffic and parking, the funeral cortege will travel via the Blueball junction, down to Blacklion junction and straight into Mountbolus village.

Designated parking areas are being set up on the outskirts of the village on approach from Mountbolus, Tullamore and Birr.

Two screens are being set up in Killoughey Community Centre and Kilcormac-Killoughey GAA pitch, to help cater for the huge crowds expected, and a link will also be available to stream the ceremony online.

Toilet facilities will be available at the community centre, GAA pitch and the gates of the church.

Secretary of the Killoughey Community Centre Committee, Judy Bracken says they want to whatever they can to help Ashling's family:

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