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New IRA admits murder of journalist Lyra McKee and offers 'sincere apologies'

Friends of Lyra McKee yesterday protested at the Derry office of Saoradh, a political group linked to the New IRA, by placing red handprints on the building's wall. Free Derry Corner's famous mural has been adapted in recent days to reflect anger over Ms McKee's murder 
Connla Young
THE paramilitary group blamed for shooting dead Lyra McKee in Derry last night apologised for the murder of the 29-year-old journalist. Ms McKee was shot in the head during rioting in the Creggan[...]

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