Thursday 25 December 2014

A nation pays its respects to Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

Published 31/01/2013 | 06:41

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe's wife wife Caroline, daughter Amy and son Niall at Lordship Cemetery yesterday. Photo: Mark Condren
The state funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Dundalk. Photo: PA
Caroline Donohoe comforts children Amy and Niall at the funeral
Garda mourners before Det Gda Adrian Donohoe's funeral Mass at St Joseph's Church in Dundalk
Gardai at the state funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Dundalk. Photo: PA
Ann McCabe widow of Garda Jerry McCabe who was shot dead in Adare in 1996 attends the funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe. Photo: PA
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villers pictured with Minister for Justice Alan Shatter and Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan. Photo: Frank McGrath
Gardai at the funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe at St Joseph's Redemptorist Church, Dundalk Co Louth. Photo: PA
The state funeral of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Dundalk. Photo: PA
Caroline Donohoe, widow of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, at his funeral in St Joseph's Redemptorist Church, Dundalk Co Louth. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 30, 2013. Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead by armed raiders at Lordship Credit Union,last Friday evening. See PA Story IRISH Detective. Photo credit should read: Julien Behal/PA Wire.
Mourner caqrry the coffin of murderd garda detective Adrian Donohoe. Photo: Ray Cullen

WIDOWED Caroline Donohoe's stoicism in the face of heartbreaking loss was bravery in action. Her head bowed under the weight of her grief, Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe's wife said a final goodbye to her beloved husband.

But if there is any crumb of comfort to be found, perhaps it is in the fact that she is not grieving alone.

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