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#jadotville

# 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.

# jadotville - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Mass graves in Rwanda and trying to break the Jadotville seige: Listen to these pieces of Defence Forces history

The Military Archives’ Oral History Project was launched earlier this year.

# jadotville - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors

While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.

# 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’.

# 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.

# jadotville - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Honouring the veterans of Jadotville

Our second winner of a free Irish Rail trip is a group of Irish military veterans of the siege of Jadotville, who are headed for Dublin for a parade in their honour.

# jadotville - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

"It should never have happened": Irish soldiers' forgotten battle told in Siege of Jadotville

The film got a standing ovation when it premiered in Dublin last night.