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The State funeral of Garda Tony Golden has heard he is mourned by the entire nation.


The 36-year-old’s funeral cortege was escorted to the Church of St Oliver Plunkett in Blackrock in Co Louth by thousands of uniformed officers. Mourners including the President, the Taoiseach and the Garda Commissioner have joined the Golden family at the service – ahead of Garda Golden’s private burial later.

From Blackrock, Richard Chambers reports: