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#siege of jadotville

# siege-of-jadotville - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'It would be closure for everyone': Jadotville survivors still in talks with government over bravery medals

Soldiers who were recommended to receive distinguished service medals after Jadotville in 1961 have yet to receive them.

# siege-of-jadotville - Saturday 2 December, 2017

After 55 years, Irish soldiers awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville

An Bonn Jadotville is inscribed with “cosaint chalma” and “misneach” – the Irish words for ‘valiant defence’ and ‘courage’.

# siege-of-jadotville - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors

The Department of Defence has said it has put in place arrangements to accommodate additional attendees.