In pictures: Gilmore funeral takes place in Carrick

PACEMAKER BELFAST   23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.

The funeral of loyalist Geordie Gilmore took place in Carrick this afternoon amid a heavy police presence.

A column of mourners followed the coffin after a service at the Church of the Nazarene.

PACEMAKER BELFAST, 23/03/2017''George 'Geordie' Gilmore funeral takes place in Carrickfergus amid a heavy police presence.''Mandatory Credit: Samuel Severn / Pacemaker Press

PACEMAKER BELFAST, 23/03/2017''George 'Geordie' Gilmore funeral takes place in Carrickfergus amid a heavy police presence.''Mandatory Credit: Samuel Severn / Pacemaker Press

Mr. Gilmore was murdered in his car at Pinewood Avenue in Carrick’s Woodburn estate last week.

Police investigations are continuing.

PACEMAKER BELFAST   23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.

PACEMAKER BELFAST 23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.

PACEMAKER BELFAST   23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.

PACEMAKER BELFAST 23/02/3017'Funeral of murdered loyalist Geordie Gilmore in Carrickfergus this afternoon. Gilmore was shot dead by fellow loyalists last week in the same Co Antrim town.