Minute’s silence held in Balbriggan Garda Station for Detective Garda Colm Horkan

June 22, 2020 0

A minutes silence held in Balbriggan Garda Station for Detective Garda Colm Horkan, an Irish police detective who was shot dead while on duty. He was shot several times with his own gun after the firearm was taken off him in Castlerea, County Roscommon on Wednesday.

garda_condolencesHundreds of gardaí from local divisions formed a guard of honour for their colleague as he was brought to the church. Garda officers around the country observed a minute’s silence at midday to pay tribute to him.Gardai, Balbriggan Fire Services, Order of Malta and members of the public were also in attendance at Balbriggan Garda station to honour his life and brave service.

Click here for a video taken during the tribute.