Susan O’Keeffe: Intelligent, joined-up, long-term planning for change would begin to honour Ashling Murphy

If we do not recognise the scale and depth of this challenge, then all those expressions of concern turn to mere platitudes

‘Vigils, flowers, candles, prayers, music and moments of silence are clear indicators of public sorrow and support for the Murphy family and friends. And of outrage that her assault and death could occur in a public place in daylight.’ Picture: Sam Boal/