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Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend
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Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend

Mar 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,481 Views 20 Comments

Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.

In pictures: Irish troops arrive home to smiles and smooches
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In pictures: Irish troops arrive home to smiles and smooches

May 17th 2012, 9:01 PM 12,565 Views 16 Comments

There were happy scenes as the soldiers were welcomed at Dublin Airport today.

Bombs, Skype, and no tea: What Christmas is like for the Irish troops in Lebanon
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Bombs, Skype, and no tea: What Christmas is like for the Irish troops in Lebanon

Dec 25th 2011, 9:30 AM 5,606 Views 9 Comments

A lot of us take for granted that we’ll spend Christmas Day with our families. But for Irish troops in Lebanon, Christmas is like any other day on patrol. Niamh Fleming-Farrell talks to the troops to find out what it’s like.

Defence Force troops ready for Lebanon mission
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Defence Force troops ready for Lebanon mission

Oct 26th 2011, 8:24 AM 971 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Defence Forces is to deploy a further 440 troops to Lebanon next month to take over duties from the 104th Battalion, which has been serving since June.

Column: ‘Next I boil 300 eggs’ – a day in the life of an army chef
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Column: ‘Next I boil 300 eggs’ – a day in the life of an army chef

Oct 16th 2011, 12:30 PM 520 Views 4 Comments

In the latest of our dispatches from Irish troops on the Blue Line in Lebanon, battalion chef Cpl Joe Agnew describes cooking for 350 hungry soldiers in a mobile kitchen.

McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip
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McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip

Oct 15th 2011, 9:36 AM 590 Views 7 Comments

The President will meet with members of the 104th Battalion today, visit Camp Shamrock, and lay a wreath in memory of those who have lost their lives.