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humanist Anniversary mass for stabbing victim Urantsetseg Tserendorj to be held this weekend

The 48-year-old died last year after a fatal stabbing


Urantsetseg Tserendorj,

Urantsetseg Tserendorj,

Urantsetseg Tserendorj,

An anniversary mass for stabbing victim Urantsetseg Tserendorj is to be held this weekend.

The 48-year-old will be remembered during a mass at St. Kevin's Church in Dublin 8 on Sunday January 23rd at 12pm.

Taking to Twitter, a loved one of Urantsetseg Tserendorj invited the public to remember her life at a mass alongside her husband Ulambayar Tserendorj.

“Ulambayar and his friends are going to remember our sister Urantsetseg on Sunday.”

“Christ Church Cathedral kindly agreed that we can do the year anniversary Mass with them.”

“If you can come with us on 23 of January we would greatly appreciate your time and support.”

The Mongolian native was stabbed near the IFSC in Dublin’s city centre while walking home from work on January 20th 2021.

She died in hospital two weeks later on February 3rd.

In a heartbreaking statement following her untimely death, her family said: “Urantsetseg, our beloved daughter, caring spouse, dear sister and husband, has been living and working with her family in Dublin, Ireland since 2006.

“She passed away suddenly on February 3, 2021, and we have suffered an irreparable loss.”

Urantsetseg was born in 1972 in Rashaant soum, Khuvsgul aimag. She graduated from a 10-year school in Ikh-Uul soum, Khuvsgul aimag in 1989, and from the Mongolian State University of Education in 1998 as a physical education teacher and coach.

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“She worked as a physical education teacher in her hometown of Rashaant soum and was a respected educator and humanist who dedicated her heart to educating young people to develop basketball, volleyball and tennis.

“She made a valuable contribution to the development of the sport of 'Mongolian volleyball' in Ireland and successfully represented her country in many international and domestic competitions.”

She was a valuable counsellor to her family, colleagues and friends, a humane, friendly, creative worker and kind to the community.

“Your humane, compassionate, hard-working, warrior-hard-working, vigilant, and humane spirit will forever be etched in our hearts.”

A 15-year-old boy, who cannot be named because he is a minor, has been charged with her murder and is set to go to trial in March.

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