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Garda Golden’s bravery was pure selflessness

For fallen garda, Tony Golden:

To give your life for your friend is an honourable sacrifice

To give your life to save a stranger is a noble act

To give your life to save a battered woman in fear

Is the most unselfish of all human attributes.

Jim Yates

Cill Cais

Old Bawn

Dublin 24

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