Media information for the Funeral Mass of the late Detective Garda Colm Horkan RIP

20 Jun 2020

The Funeral Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Colm Horkan RIP will be celebrated tomorrow Sunday, 21 June 2020, at 12.00pm, in Saint James’ Church, Charlestown, Co Mayo, in the Diocese of Achonry.  The chief celebrant of the Mass will be Monsignor Tommy Johnston, Parish Priest of Charlestown, who will also deliver the homily. 

Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Achonry Paul Dempsey; Father Dermot Meehan, Diocesan Administrator; Monsignor John Doherty; and Father Joe Kennedy CP, Garda Chaplain, will concelebrate this Mass.

Journalists are respectfully requested to direct all queries concerning the Funeral Liturgy to the Catholic Communications Office, contact details are below.  Details on the Funeral Liturgy will be published before the Mass, embargoed until midday.  MidWest Radio 96.1FM will broadcast the Mass which will also be live-streamed on and on

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.                                      


For media contact: Catholic Communications Office: Martin Long +353 (0) 86 172 7678