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A hearse carries the remains of Det Garda Colm Horkan in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, on Friday evening. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Colm Horkan was the 35th garda killed by gunfire since the foundation of An Garda Síochána in 1922, a figure which includes two incidents of friendly (...)

The scene in Castlerea, Co Roscommon where Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead on Wednesday night. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

When Detective Garda Colm Horkan approached a man acting erratically just before midnight on Wednesday, he likely kept about two feet distance, as per(...)

The scene of the shooting in Castlerea was sealed off on Thursday. Photograph: Collins. Insert photograph: Detective Garda Colm Horkan who was killed in the shooting.

The man who killed Det Garda Colm Horkan fired 15 shots from the garda’s weapon, hitting the victim four times. Garda scene-of-crime examiners spent (...)

Det Garda Colm Horkan died from fatal gunshot wounds in Castlerea shortly be on Wednesday. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Detective Garda Colm Horkan, nicknamed Bear, was described by sources on Thursday as the “quintessential local guard” and a “pure GAA man”. The Mayo (...)

The scene of the shooting in Castlerea was sealed off on Thursday. Photograph: Collins. Insert photograph: Detective Garda Colm Horkan who was killed in the shooting.

The man who shot a detective garda in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, on Wednesday night fired 15 times with four shots hitting Det Gda Colm Horkan who was o(...)

A photograph issued of the cocaine seized in Co Roscommon on Friday. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí ­ have arrested a woman and seized cocaine valued at €50,000 in Co Roscommon. The woman, who is in her late teens, was detained after a van w(...)

They say that every cloud has a silver lining. It is a phrase beloved of incorrigible optimists, your classic glass-half-full types who find something(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks to the media as she arrives for the reconvening of the 33rd Dáil Eireann. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When the van arrived at the prison gates in Co Roscommon it was carrying three men. One was a Sinn Féin TD at the time, Martin Ferris. They pulled up(...)

Then Senator Frank Feighan (left) and Richard Bruton TD attend a British Irish Parliamentary Assembly  meeting in Wicklow last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Eight or nine years ago he felt his political career was over. But on Thursday Frankie Feighan will return to the Dáil having successfully won a seat (...)

Prices across the State are now 17.5 per cent off their boom time peak, with Dublin prices 22.1 per cent lower than their peak. Photograph: iStock

Residential property prices in Dublin fell by 0.9 per cent over the course of 2019, while the average price across the State rose by 0.9 per cent. Th(...)

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