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#Irish in Afghanistan

# irish-in-afghanistan - Friday 27 August, 2021

Irish evacuees returning through France and Finland after departure from Kabul
# Homebound
# Homebound

Irish evacuees returning through France and Finland after departure from Kabul

Aug 27th 2021, 9:24 AM 22,870 Views 23 Comments

Another 60 Irish citizens are still in the country, with operations to evacuate civilians now “effectively closed”.

# irish-in-afghanistan - Friday 20 August, 2021

Three more Irish people evacuated from Afghanistan
# Irish In Afghanistan
# Irish In Afghanistan

Three more Irish people evacuated from Afghanistan

Aug 20th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,845 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said that a total of six Irish citizens have now left the country.

'A strange and heavy feeling' for Aoife MacManus as friends and colleagues remain in Kabul
# Evacuated
# Evacuated

'A strange and heavy feeling' for Aoife MacManus as friends and colleagues remain in Kabul

Aug 20th 2021, 9:32 AM 21,793 Views 17 Comments

The Irish woman flew from Afghanistan to Pakistan yesterday and will return to Ireland in the next few days.

# irish-in-afghanistan - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Taliban escorted Meath woman to Kabul airport as 36 Irish citizens remain in Afghanistan
# Irish In Afghanistan
# Irish In Afghanistan

Taliban escorted Meath woman to Kabul airport as 36 Irish citizens remain in Afghanistan

Updated Aug 19th 2021, 7:20 PM 73,296 Views 74 Comments

Aoife MacManus, one of the three Irish people who has left Afghanistan, spoke to Nuacht RTÉ this evening.

# irish-in-afghanistan - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

33 Irish citizens waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan
# RETURNING HOME
# RETURNING HOME

33 Irish citizens waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan

Aug 18th 2021, 10:03 AM 17,050 Views 42 Comments

The Irish citizens will likely be transported home on a flight organised by a foreign military.