Hundreds gathering to pay respects to Colm Horkan

Hundreds of people gathered in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, this evening to pay their respects to Detective Garda Colm Horkan. 

A guard of honour took place as his remains were brought to his family home in Charlestown, Co Mayo. 

The 49-year-old worked in Ballaghaderreen for more than 20 years. 

He was shot dead in nearby Castlerea on Wednesday night and a man remains in custody in connection with the murder. 

 

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