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The late Garda Tony Golden, who was killed in the line of duty last Sunday, was laid to rest yesterday in St Paul's Cemetery, Heynestown, County Louth, following his funeral Mass which took place in St Oliver Plunkett's Church in Blackrock. Garda Golden, who was a native of Ballina, was given a State funeral which was attended by thousands of mourners including President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Other dignitaries who attended his funeral included Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, political representatives from all parties, the chaplains to the Garda and the Defence Forces, Bishop of Killala John Fleming, and Father Gerard O'Hora, Parish Priest of Ballina.
PAT COLDRICK, the Irish classical guitarist plays Monroe's Live on Thursday October 15 at 9pm, where he will perform his own arrangements of works in the classical repertoire, as well as original compositions.
With the scent of an election in the air, political anoraks in this column and elsewhere have been busy trying to foreshadow the outcome of the electoral contest taking place in Galway West at some stage over the next six months.
Galway United boss Tommy Dunne is adamant his young Tribesmen have the belief to cause an EA Sports Cup final shock against St Patrick's Athletic at Eamonn Deacy Park on Saturday (6.05pm).
Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D Higgins and French Ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault will be the guests of honour next week when the city opens three days of celebration to mark the fortieth anniversary of its twinning arrangement with Lorient in Brittany.
A fundraiser will take place on Saturday September 5 in aid of Féileacáin, which is otherwise known as the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland.