Elaine Byrne: Here’s the best way of honouring Tony Golden

Perhaps a lasting tribute is to challenge our attitudes on domestic violence and change the law

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Elaine Byrne

18th October, 2015
Domestic violence must be stopped

A friend once told me a story. The man next door to his house used to beat his wife, usually in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He heard everything. His deliberate footsteps as he walked toward her, and those ugly pitched pleading cries in anticipation of what was to come. Him dragging her across the wooden floor by her hair. The blows. The begging. The things he said to her.

When he called the...

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