Ceremony honouring Gardaí who died in the course of duty
By The Headlines, May 20, 2023 | 02:09 PM
At a ceremony in Dublin Castle, members of An Garda Sochána who passed away while performing their duties will be remembered.
89 Garda have died in the line of duty in the 101 years since the force was founded.
Investigator Garda Colm Horkan was the latest police officer to pass away while performing their job.
On June 17, 2020, the 49-year-old was fatally shot in Castlerea, County Roscommon during an altercation.
Family members of fallen garda, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, and Minister for Justice Simon Harris will be there.
At noon, a service is held in the Dubhlinn Gardens.