The Garda family stood together to honour, mourn and celebrate Garda Tony Golden who’s life was so tragically taken on Sunday. The National Executive of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors along with representatives from each of our 31 Branches nationwide attended Garda Golden’s state funeral today. Up to 4,000 Gardai paid tribute to Garda Golden and […]
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Tributes are being paid today to Garda Tony Golden who died in the line of duty last evening in Omeath, Co. Louth. Garda Golden who was originally from Ballina in Co. Meath is survived by his wife Nicola and three young children. Speaking on Morning Ireland on RTE Radio 1 today, Deputy General Secretary of […]
Death of Garda in Co. Louth: Statement by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD
11 October 2015 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, has said she is appalled by the loss of life in Omeath this evening. Minister Fitzgerald said: “The fact that a Garda has laid down his life while protecting the community is a cause of great sadness. His death will be mourned by […]
Association of Garda Sergeants & Inspectors Media Statement 11 October 2015 The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has extended its condolences to the family of the Garda shot dead in the line of duty tonight in Omeath, Co. Louth. Deputy General Secretary of the AGSI, John Jacob, described this evening’s events as “the ultimate […]