Assault: Who Are Ashling Murphy Parents? Family Speaks Out As No Suspect Identified In Tullamore Murder

Ashling Murphy’s love for music came from her parents; her father, Raymond Murphy, and her, mother Kathleen Murph. They are devasted after her death.

Ashling Murphy was a primary teacher from Tullamore, County Offaly. She died on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, after being assaulted by a man.

She was attacked by a mysterious man while jogging near the canal bank at Cappincur. Although, the forensic report has not been released.

On Thursday night, several hundred people gathered in Galway for a vigil in Ms. Murphy’s memory. Get to know the detail of her murder suspect.

Ashling Murphy Died From An Assault At Cappincur

Ashling Murphy’s murderer is yet to be arrested. However, a man was suspected on Jan 14, 2022, who now has been eliminated as the suspect.

A team of more than 50 officials had been assigned for the investigation. According to a witness, the suspect was riding a mountain bike.

The attacker also carried straight handlebars and distinctive yellow/green front forks.

Meanwhile, Ashling was found with serious injuries. She was given medical attention, however, could not be saved.

Who Are Ashling Murphy Parents? Her Family

Ashling Murphy and her parents are part of a well-known family of musicians. They are natives of the Tullamore area of County Offaly.

The young lady herself worked at the Durrow National School. She and her family are members of the National Folk Orchestra of Ireland.

Her parents are totally shocked by Ashling’s death. They have described her as a “Special Girl” who filled their house with love and music.

She was born the youngest to her father, Raymond Murphy, and, mother Kathleen Murphy.

Ashling’s great love for music came from her family. She was dating Ryan Casey, with whom she is also seen smiling in the family’s photograph.

Get to know more about her father and mother in the sections below.

Who Is Ashling Murphy Father Raymond Murphy?

Ashling Murphy’s father Raymond Murphy has been devasted by his “little angels” death.

“She was just a special girl. She’s the youngest, a little angel,” Raymond, her father, said with tears in his eyes.

“She was a brilliant girl in every sense of the word.”, “She was a great worker, with great drive. A marvelous musician.”, he adds.

Raymond Murphy has played for the Furey Brothers in the past. He later played for the band called Best Foot Forward.

Who Is  Ashling Murphy Mother Kathleen Murphy?

Ashling Murphy’s grieving mother Kathleen Murphy is a musician as well. She had introduced the country’s music to Ashling’s life.

“The last thing she’d say in the morning going out was: ‘Mam, I love you,” her devastated mom explained.

Her daughter’s time as a teacher was to be tragically short-lived.