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Belfast school offers condolences after sudden death of former pupil

A Belfast school has offered its condolences to the family of a former pupil following her sudden death.

Belfast Royal Academy said it was with "deep regret" it had learned of the passing of former pupil Hilary Ferris.

She was in her early 20s and had suffered a short illness.

"Staff remember Hilary as a vibrant young woman with a genuine zest for life, and we are so saddened by her passing," the school said in a Facebook post.

"We extend our deepest sympathies to her parents Heather and Ivan and to her sister Erin."

It is with deep regret that the School community has learned of the untimely death after a short illness of Hilary...

Posted by Belfast Royal Academy on Thursday, September 6, 2018

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