Colm Horkan

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 Sean Lowry and Mick Lowry lift the Sam Maguire for Offaly after they avenged the 1981  final defeat a year later to dash Kerry’s dream of five-in-a-row of All-Ireland triumphs. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

TG4’s new series, All-Ireland Gold moved on to its second instalment at the weekend. Clearly indebted to BBC’s Rock and Roll Years and RTÉ’s immense(...)

The remains of Det Garda Colm Horkan are carried into  St James’ Church, Charlestown, Co Mayo, on Sunday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A man has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage after allegedly defacing a book of condolences laid out in Dublin following the death of Det G(...)

A State ceremony and minute’s silence  is held to mark the funeral of Detective Garda Colm Horkan outside the Garda  Headquarters in the  Phoenix Park, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

A minute’s silence was observed at Garda stations around the country on Sunday in memory of Det Garda Colm Horkan as his funeral took place in Co Mayo(...)

The coffin of Detective Garda Colm Horkan is carried to St James’ church in Charlestown, Co Mayo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was cut down in the prime of his life while doing the job that he loved and serving his country, his State funeral has hea(...)

Hundreds gathered in the centre of Charlestown, Co Mayo on late on Friday night , for the arrival home home of the cortège of Detective Garda Colm Horkan. Photograph: Ellen O’Riordan

Hundreds gathered in the centre of Charlestown, Co Mayo late on Friday, to welcome home the cortège of Detective Garda Colm Horkan. The 49-year-old (...)

The hearse carrying the remains of Detective Garda Colm Horkan passes Ballaghadreen garda station on Friday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The funeral of Detective Garda Colm Horkan, will take place on Sunday in Co Mayo. The 49-year-old garda who was shot dead in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, (...)

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 (...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris speaking to the media at the scene in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, where Det Gda Colm Horkan died after being shot on Wednesday night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The killing of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Castlerea, Co Roscommon, in the course of his duty is a tragic reminder of the risks gardaí run every da(...)

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