Funeral arrangements for Mayo Detective Garda Colm Horkan

The funeral arrangements have been announced for Det. Garda Colm Horkan, Airport Road, Charlestown.

He died last Wednesday night after being shot in a tragic incident in Castlerea while carrying out his duties.

Predeceased by his mother Dolores and twin sister Colette, he is sadly missed by his heartbroken family, father Marty, sister Deirdre, brothers Aiden, Brendan, Dermot and Padraig, sisters-in-law, aunts Kitty (Walsh, Charlestown), Colette (Brennan) and Vera (Hora, USA), nieces, nephews, relatives, colleagues in An Garda Siochana, neighbours and wide circle of friends, to whom sympathy is tendered.

Colm will lie in repose at the family funeral home on Saturday afternoon.

Removal from the family home on Sunday morning to arrive at St. James’s Church, Charlestown, for concelebrated Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

The funeral mass will be broadcast live on and Midwest Radio.

The family would ask you adhere to current HSE guidelines and restrictions at all times.

May the gentle soul of Colm rest in peace.

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