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#Peacekeepers

# peacekeepers - Friday 22 December, 2017

'You should be proud': Taoiseach visits Irish troops serving in Lebanon this Christmas

This Christmas some 580 troops will be serving overseas.

# peacekeepers - Friday 8 December, 2017

Fourteen UN peacekeepers killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

It is understood many of the dead are from Tanzania.

# peacekeepers - Monday 12 December, 2016

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts

The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.

# peacekeepers - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Irish troops could free up France to fight Isis

France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.

# peacekeepers - Friday 30 January, 2015

Man arrested over 1980 murders of Irish soldiers in Lebanon

Mahmoud Bazzi was deported from the US today.

# peacekeepers - Friday 26 September, 2014

Irish peacekeepers are going to train their African counterparts

A new training programme has been announced by Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# peacekeepers - Friday 19 September, 2014

The situation in the Golan Heights is going from bad to worse

The Phillippines has pulled all of its peacekeepers out of the region.

# peacekeepers - Thursday 11 September, 2014

UN confirms militants have released kidnapped UN peacekeepers

The Al Qaeda-linked group has safely returned 45 Fijian troops, kidnapped at the Golan Heights.

# peacekeepers - 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.

# peacekeepers - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

# peacekeepers - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Central African Republic is 'on verge of genocide'

“You have seven surgeons for a population of five million, an infant mortality rate of 25 per cent… and 1.5 million people who have nothing”.

# peacekeepers - Friday 15 June, 2012

Fallen Irish peacekeepers commemorated

Simultaneous commemorations being held around the country on 8 July.

# peacekeepers - Saturday 9 June, 2012

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.

# peacekeepers - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Bomb wounds five UN peacekeepers in Lebanon

The explosion occurred near to the port city of Sidon targeted a UNIFIL convoy along the highway at 6pm local time, injuring five French soldiers.

# peacekeepers - Thursday 30 June, 2011

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.