Lyra McKee funeral: Murdered journalist was planning proposal

A peaceful society where “every single person is valued” should be the “legacy” of murdered journalist Lyra McKee’s life, her friends and family have demanded.

The funeral of the 29-year-old, held in Belfast on Wednesday, heard powerful and political statements from those closest to the journalist.

Ms McKee was shot in the head on the Creggan estate in Londonderry on 18 April as she reported on riots in the Northern Ireland city.

The so-called New IRA have claimed they were behind her killing.

Wednesday’s service, at St…
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