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# jadotville - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Report into UN battle recommends medal for Jadotville commander but not for 33 other Irish troops
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# Jadotville

Report into UN battle recommends medal for Jadotville commander but not for 33 other Irish troops

Jul 15th 2021, 7:33 PM 26,719 Views 41 Comments

In 1961 a detachment of 158 Irish troops fought a force of 5,000 Katanganese troops while on UN duty in Congo.

# jadotville - Monday 16 November, 2020

Opinion: 'He was a local hero after Jadotville - but that's not how he remembers it'
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# Jadotville

Opinion: 'He was a local hero after Jadotville - but that's not how he remembers it'

Nov 16th 2020, 5:30 PM 36,886 Views 28 Comments

Daughter of Tadgh Quinn, Helena Quinn recounts the effect the siege of Jadotville had on her father and welcomes recent moves to properly recognise the men of “A” Company.

# jadotville - Thursday 16 May, 2019

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

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

May 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,523 Views 18 Comments

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
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# Military Archives

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

Dec 31st 2017, 11:10 PM 12,062 Views 6 Comments

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
# Closure
# Closure

Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors

Dec 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 10,382 Views 24 Comments

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
# An Bonn Jadotville

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

Dec 2nd 2017, 2:35 PM 59,192 Views 56 Comments

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
# Siege Of Jadotville
# Siege Of Jadotville

Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors

Nov 19th 2017, 6:30 AM 19,478 Views 20 Comments

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
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# Journal Journeys

Journeys with TheJournal.ie: Honouring the veterans of Jadotville

Oct 5th 2016, 8:30 PM 14,411 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Fight For Justice

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

Sep 20th 2016, 8:52 AM 47,901 Views 57 Comments

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