Detective Garda Colm Horkan was was “deeply loved” and was “one of nature’s gentlemen”, mourners at his State Funeral heard today. Hundreds of Gardaí lined the route as the 49-year-old was carried through his hometown of Charlestown, Co Mayo, to St James’ Church, the church where he was baptised, received his Communion and Confirmation.
The State funeral of Detective Garda Colm Horkan takes place at 12 noon today. All members of the public are invited to view the service – it will be live-streamed online at http://seeitonline.ie and on RTÉ News Now. The funeral will take place in Charlestown, Co Mayo after the 49-year-old died following a shooting in Castlerea, […]