The document, written by Murdered Garda Tony Golden for the Cooley Peninsula Community Alert Group in October 2013, was intended to brief them as they campaigned for more resources in the wake of the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe in the area in January of that year.

Murdered Garda Tony Golden had two years ago written a dossier for a residents group in the Co Louth community where he lived and was murdered express(...)

The funeral cortege of Garda Tony Golden passes through Blackrock village on its way to St Oliver Plunkett Church  in Co Louth for his state funeral. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A Dundalk priest, who presided over the funeral of murdered Det Garda Adrian Donohoe two years ago, says there is “incredible pain” in the community f(...)

Friends and colleagues of murdered Garda Tony Golden queue outside his home at Sandygrove, Blackrock, Co Louth, on Wednesday to pay their respects to his family. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Flags flew at half-mast in the seaside village of Blackrock and, outside the front door of Garda Tony Golden’s home on the Sandygrove estate, a lone g(...)

 Former Garda Pat Kearney, a brother-in-law of the late Det Garda Jerry McCabe, signs a book of condolence for  Garda Tony Golden. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

The brother-in-law of murdered Limerick detective Jerry McCabe has described how the killing of Garda Tony Golden in Co Louth has brought back “horr(...)

The role of An Garda Síochána is to act as guardian of the peace and to operate as a mainly unarmed police force in enforcing the law, ensuring public(...)

Most of the gardaí killed were involved in road traffic incidents or died while trying to rescue others. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Garda Tony Golden’s death brings to 88 to the number of gardaí who have died while on active service for the force. Most of those killed were invol(...)

Gardaí in Omeath, Co Louth, where a garda was shot and killed by a man who later took his own life. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Garda member shot dead in Co Louth will be “mourned by the entire nation”, the Minister for Justice has said. Garda Tony Golden was shot dead at a (...)

 Image from the scene in the village of Omeath, Co Louth. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A man who shot dead a garda at a domestic disturbance has died in the same incident. The man is believed to have turned his gun on himself. The 24-yea(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, who said there was a very high level of co-operation between the Garda and the PSNI. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Any attempt to injure or to murder somebody was “an attack on the State, it is an attack on democracy, and it is an attack on humanity”, said Taoisea(...)

Garda Adrian Donohoe. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Garda Commissioner has called on anyone with information on the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe, who was shot dead in Co Louth two years ago, to co(...)