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# omeath - Monday 27 January, 2020

Wife and children of murdered garda Tony Golden agree €1.4m settlement

The garda was killed as he responded to a domestic violence complaint in 2015.

# omeath - Monday 20 January, 2020

Garda's family to hold talks with State over compensation for his murder

The 36-year-old was shot dead while attending a domestic incident in Co Louth in 2015.

# omeath - Friday 20 September, 2019

Gardaí end search of Louth forest for murdered woman after finding 'nothing of significance'

Saoirse Smyth has not been since April 2017.

# omeath - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Searches continuing in Louth forested area for murdered Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

The 28-year-old has not been seen since 11 April 2017.

# omeath - Monday 16 September, 2019

Gardaí and cadaver dogs search Louth forest for murdered Belfast woman Saoirse Smyth

The 28-year-old has not been since April 2017.

# omeath - Friday 1 March, 2019

Explosives, firearms and ammunition recovered by gardaí in Co Louth

The army EOD team destroyed some of the material in a controlled explosion.

# omeath - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Gardaí finish search after 'substantial quantity' of ammunition found in Louth

The search was carried out as part of investigations into dissident republican activity.

# omeath - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Substantial quantity' of ammunition found during Garda operation underway in Omeath

The Special Detective Unit and Emergency Response Unit are involved.

# omeath - Monday 23 April, 2018

Inquest hears Garda Tony Golden was shot five times

The inquest returned a verdict of unlawful killing.

# omeath - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Tony Golden murder: Gardaí misclassified victim's domestic violence incidents

The garda was shot dead as he accompanied Siobhan Philips to her home to collect her belongings.

# omeath - Friday 21 April, 2017

Family of woman shot at same time as Garda Tony Golden to sue Gardaí

An RTÉ Investigates programme broadcast last night called into question whether the man who shot Garda Golden and Siobhán Phillips was in fact a Garda informer.

# omeath - Friday 12 February, 2016

Man in serious condition following Louth crash

The driver was taken to Avery Hill hospital in Newry for treatment.

# omeath - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Almost 800 Irish women and children sought help following domestic violence... in ONE DAY

The figures were compiled via a one-day census taken by domestic violence watchdog SAFE Ireland.

# omeath - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'A hero, a gentle giant, a rock, an idol... you will never be forgotten'

Garda Tony Golden was laid to rest today in Louth with thousands of his garda colleagues in attendance.

One of life's gentlemen: 'Tony made his time on this earth beautiful in so many ways'

The emotional funeral mass was held in a small rural church in Blackrock, county Louth.

# omeath - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Parents of woman shot by boyfriend say Garda Golden 'laid down his life' for her

“There are no words to express our gratitude for his bravery, we are forever in his debt.”

'His family are devastated': Crowds expected for Garda Tony Golden's funeral tomorrow

The father-of-three was shot dead while responding to a domestic abuse case at a house in Co Louth on Sunday evening.

# omeath - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

'We were just beginning to feel safe again': A quiet, pretty village shaken by tragedy

“It’s terrible to think that there’s nothing to be done about it at this stage, the harm has been done already.”

# omeath - Monday 12 October, 2015

'Our worst nightmare came true': Colleagues of Garda Tony Golden in shock after killing

A young woman who was injured in the shooting remains in critical condition today.

'This terrible incident is a stark reminder of the dangerous nature of domestic abuse'

Women’s Aid says the killing of Garda Tony Golden shows the danger to frontline responders of domestic violence.

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was dissident republican with chequered history

24-year-old Adrian Mackin shot Garda Golden before turning the gun on himself.

"Tony Golden's fearlessness and his self-sacrifice led to his loss of life"

Anthony Golden was shot in Omeath, County Louth.

# omeath - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

18 injured in toxic gas leak in Co Down

The Fire and Rescue Service said a toxic substance became unstable on board a vessel at the harbour. A 50 meter cordon has been put in place in the area.

# omeath - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission Building Bridges This post contains videos

New bridge linking Louth and Down gets planning permission

The 660 metre bridge will cost in the region of €18 million. It’s hoped, however, that the majority of this money can be obtained from the EU.

# omeath - Monday 4 April, 2011

A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT of money has been stolen from a supermarket in Omeath, Co Louth, by two men wearing balaclavas armed with a saw-off shotgun and a pistol.  The men got away from the scene on foot, gardaí have said. Nobody was injured in the incident.