Thousands gather to pay last respects to Garda Tony Golden
Outdoor screens available for mourners in the church grounds and local village
Published 15/10/2015 | 10:42
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and President Michael D Higgins are among the thousands of mourners at this afternoon's State funeral of Garda Tony Golden.
Others in attendance include the Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald and the chief constable of the PSNI
The Church has seats for just 300 people which are reserved for family members and the official dignitaries.
Large screens are set up outside for the thousands who have arrived to attend the services and pay their respects to the tragic Garda.
Buses were also organised to ferry members of the force from all over the country.
The chief celebrant at the mass is Father Pádraig Keenan, parish priest of Haggardstown and Blackrock, Co Louth.
Gardaí are closing roads into the village from 10am until after 2pm.
You can view the State funeral of Garda Tony Golden above from noon