Donegal gardaí remembered their slain colleague Colm Horkan - who was killed in the line of duty in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, last Wednesday - at an ecumenical prayer service today at Letterkenny Garda Station.
The ceremony was timed for noon to coincide with the funeral of Det. Garda Horkan, 49, at St. James’ Church, Charlestown, Co Mayo.
Similar services were held at many garda stations throughout the country. His State Funeral took place in his hometown of Charlestown, Co Mayo today. In his homily, Parish Priest Tommy Johnston described Det Gda Horkan as one of nature's gentlemen.
As well as gardaí in Letterkenny, several public representatives were also in attendance, including Education Minister Joe McHugh, the Bishop of Raphoe, Alan McGuckian SJ, Letterkenny Chamber President Jimmy Stafford, and HSE workers, as well as members of the public.
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