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# undof - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Concern for Irish troops in Syria as Russia and US plan safe zone

There are concerns that this new safe zone could be safeguarded by Russian and US troops.

# undof - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Coveney satisfied UN will review Irish troops’ Golan Heights mission

He said that he’s satisfied they acceded to his request for a review.

# undof - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Coveney confirms Irish troops will return to Golan Heights amid increased tensions

Opposition TDs Mick Wallace and Richard Boyd Barrett disagree with the move.

# undof - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

The rebel group holding 45 UN soldiers wants to be taken off the UN's terror list

The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.

# undof - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Irish soldiers "safe and accounted for" after daring rescue mission

Irish troops staged an operation to evacuate UN troops from an area where heavy fighting was taking place.

Peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels at Golan Heights

The clash took place at 6am, but morale is still said to be high among the troops.

# undof - Friday 29 August, 2014

Irish peacekeepers safe but "on high alert" after Golan Heights kidnappings

Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.

Filipino UN peacekeepers defy Syrian rebels in Golan Heights standoff

Syrian rebels captured 43 Fijian soldiers yesterday.

# undof - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Irish peacekeeping troops experiencing 'some harassment' in Syria

Another 130 troops will deploy to the area next month.

# undof - Friday 29 November, 2013

Irish troops 'fully committed to Golan Heights task' - Shatter

An estimated 36 Irish troops were on patrol yesterday when their convoy was hit by an unknown blast.

# undof - Monday 30 September, 2013

Explainer: What are Irish troops doing in Syria?

115 Irish Defence Forces personnel have now arrived at their new base. Why were they sent there? How long is the mission? How will they spend their downtime? Your questions, answered.

# undof - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Irish troops arrive in Syria for UNDOF mission after three week delay

The mission was postponed at the request of the UN. The main body of the Irish contingent arrived at their new HQ last night.

# undof - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

UN delays Irish troops heading to the Golan Heights by three weeks

Commandant Denis Hanly said the United Nations requested the troops to be delayed “for administration reasons”.

# undof - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Shatter to review troops ahead of Syria deployment

The 115 members of the 43rd Infantary Group will head out to the Golan Heights to take part in a UN mission in the coming days.

# undof - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Irish soldiers ‘trained, ready, focussed and looking forward’ to Syria mission

TheJournal.ie sits down with Captain James O’Hara to discuss his imminent deployment to the Golan Heights.

# undof - Friday 23 August, 2013

Irish troops to deploy to Syria in early September

A total of 115 members of the Irish Defence Forces will join the United Nation’s mission in the Golan Heights next month.

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