Religious, civic and community leaders in Cork joined gardaí at the regional garda headquarters in Anglesea Street for prayers to express their sympathies to the family of Det Garda Colm Horkan.

Anglesea Street was closed to traffic to facilitate social distancing during the half-hour service.

Assistant Commissioner Michael Finn, Chief Superintendent Barry McPolin and Superintendents Colm Noonan, Michael Comyns, Colm O'Sullivan and Michael McGuire were joined by serving and retired gardaí, members of garda staff and reserve members.

Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork and Ross, Dr Fintan Gavin, Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Joe Kavanagh, Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin, and Defence Forces' Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, were also present.

Prayers were offered by gardaí Carole Anne O'Callaghan and Ronan Daly.

The service finished with a minute's silence, to coincide with the minute's silence held at Detective Garda Horkan's funeral at Charlestown in Co Mayo.