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#Peacekeeping

# peacekeeping - Friday 15 June, 2012

Fallen Irish peacekeepers commemorated
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Fallen Irish peacekeepers commemorated

Jun 15th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,189 Views 5 Comments

Simultaneous commemorations being held around the country on 8 July.

# peacekeeping - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Irish troops return from UN mission in Lebanon
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Irish troops return from UN mission in Lebanon

May 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,274 Views 4 Comments

A replacement battalion has already been deployed to continue Ireland’s involvement in the UNIFIL operation.

# peacekeeping - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Irish Defence Forces set for observer role in UN Syria mission
# Syria
# Syria

Irish Defence Forces set for observer role in UN Syria mission

Apr 24th 2012, 6:05 PM 3,098 Views 10 Comments

The Cabinet approves proposals to deploy up to six Defence Forces staff as unarmed observers in Syria.

# peacekeeping - Sunday 25 December, 2011

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

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

Dec 25th 2011, 9:30 AM 5,522 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.

# peacekeeping - Friday 9 December, 2011

Roadside bomb injures French UN peacekeepers in Lebanon
# Explosion
# Explosion

Roadside bomb injures French UN peacekeepers in Lebanon

Dec 9th 2011, 9:26 AM 976 Views 2 Comments

The Defence Forces say that no Irish peacekeepers were injured in the blast.

# peacekeeping - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Irish Peacekeeping troops welcomed home from Lebanon
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

Irish Peacekeeping troops welcomed home from Lebanon

Nov 17th 2011, 4:57 PM 5,020 Views 27 Comments

The 104th battalion of the Irish Defence Force has returned today – greeted by family and friend at Dublin Airport.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Bombs explode 30km from Irish Defence Forces camp in Lebanon
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Bombs explode 30km from Irish Defence Forces camp in Lebanon

Nov 16th 2011, 11:58 AM 1,724 Views 16 Comments

The two explosions occurred at a hotel and off-license in the city of Tyre, about 30km from the Irish peacekeeping unit’s headquarters.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo
# Kosovo
# Kosovo

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo

Sep 28th 2011, 2:20 PM 632 Views 7 Comments

A spokesman for NATO says peacekeeping troops opened fire after being attacked with pipebombs.

# peacekeeping - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Two hundred Irish troops heading for Lebanon in the morning
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Two hundred Irish troops heading for Lebanon in the morning

Jun 26th 2011, 4:07 PM 1,011 Views 9 Comments

The soldiers will leave Dublin Airport at 2.30am to join the rest of the 104th Battalion on a peacekeeping mission. The youngest is 20-years-old.

# peacekeeping - Monday 30 May, 2011

Defence Forces advance personnel deployed to Lebanon
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Defence Forces advance personnel deployed to Lebanon

May 30th 2011, 10:57 AM 1,100 Views 0 Comments

A team of 90 officials departs Baldonnell for Beirut ahead of the deployment of Irish troops later this month.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

440 Irish troops prepare for peacekeeping deployment to Lebanon
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

440 Irish troops prepare for peacekeeping deployment to Lebanon

May 4th 2011, 3:18 PM 2,058 Views 0 Comments

Irish soldiers were first sent to Lebanon in 1978. Last month, Minister Shatter appointed Frank Callanan SC to review information surrounding the deaths of three Irish soldiers there in 1989.

# peacekeeping - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
# Haiti
# Haiti

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Nov 16th 2010, 3:12 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.

# peacekeeping - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread
# Haiti
# Haiti

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread

Nov 4th 2010, 2:04 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

442 people have now been declared dead and 6,742 hospitalised as the pandemic reaches new areas.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Irish troops may be set for Lebanon return
# Peacekeeping
# Peacekeeping

Irish troops may be set for Lebanon return

Oct 6th 2010, 8:00 PM 758 Views 0 Comments

The chief of the Defence Forces, Sean McCann, says 500 Irish troops could be set to return to the Middle East.