There’s widespread shock and condemnation immediately over a ‘sick’ video that seems to make enjoyable of the homicide of Michaela McAreavey in Mauritius.
Criticism has flooded in from throughout the political sphere throughout the North of Eire over the video, which seems to be sung in an Orange Corridor.
Within the video, males are heard singing a track with lyrics referencing the homicide of 27-year-old bride Michaela McAreavey on her honeymoon in 2011.
Mrs McAreavey, the daughter of GAA supervisor Mickey Harte, was discovered strangled in her resort room 12 days after her wedding ceremony to John McAreavey.
The surprising video has been slammed as ‘disgusting’ and ‘deeply hurtful’.
Alliance’s South Belfast MLA Kate Nicholl stated she has reported the video to the police, tweeting: “Only a few issues shock me, however the hatred displayed within the video of males singing & laughing concerning the horrific homicide of a younger girl is incompressible.
“How her poor household should really feel. The truth that the phrases to the track had been identified and that it was sung throughout a centenary occasion at an Orange Order Lodge is disturbing.”
The TUV chief Jim Allister additionally criticised the footage, saying: “The video glorying within the homicide of Michaela McAreavey is past disgusting, bringing disgrace and dishonour on all related to such loathsome behaviour.”
Councillor Malachy Quinn stated: “I haven’t the phrases to explain my anger at a track being sung mocking the homicide of Michaela McArevey, by no means thoughts it being sung at a “Centenary Occasion”. That is past reprehensible. These concerned must be bloody ashamed.”
The SDLP’s Patsy McGlone, an MLA for Mid-Ulster, stated the video is “about as base in humanity as you possibly can go”.
The Grand Orange Lodge of Eire has since issued an announcement condeming the video.
A spokesperson stated: “The video at present circulating on social media regarding the homicide of Michaela McAreavey is totally abhorrent and the Orange Establishment condemns the content material with out reservation.
“The behaviour of these concerned and their actions haven’t any place in our society and definitely don’t mirror the ethos of our organisation.
“The Grand Orange Lodge of Eire has instigated an inquiry into the incident and if any of these concerned are discovered to be members of the Establishment, they may face disciplinary proceedings.”
Outrage over vile video mocking homicide of Michaela McAreavey was final modified: June third, 2022 by