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#Peacekeeping

# peacekeeping - Thursday 17 November, 2011

Irish Peacekeeping troops welcomed home from Lebanon Welcome Home This post contains images

Irish Peacekeeping troops welcomed home from Lebanon

The 104th battalion of the Irish Defence Force has returned today – greeted by family and friend at Dublin Airport.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Bombs explode 30km from Irish Defence Forces camp in Lebanon

The two explosions occurred at a hotel and off-license in the city of Tyre, about 30km from the Irish peacekeeping unit’s headquarters.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo

A spokesman for NATO says peacekeeping troops opened fire after being attacked with pipebombs.

# peacekeeping - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Two hundred Irish troops heading for Lebanon in the morning

The soldiers will leave Dublin Airport at 2.30am to join the rest of the 104th Battalion on a peacekeeping mission. The youngest is 20-years-old.

# peacekeeping - Monday 30 May, 2011

Defence Forces advance personnel deployed to Lebanon

A team of 90 officials departs Baldonnell for Beirut ahead of the deployment of Irish troops later this month.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

440 Irish troops prepare for peacekeeping deployment to Lebanon

Irish soldiers were first sent to Lebanon in 1978. Last month, Minister Shatter appointed Frank Callanan SC to review information surrounding the deaths of three Irish soldiers there in 1989.

# peacekeeping - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.

# peacekeeping - Thursday 4 November, 2010

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread Haiti This post contains videos

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread

442 people have now been declared dead and 6,742 hospitalised as the pandemic reaches new areas.

# peacekeeping - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

Irish troops may be set for Lebanon return

The chief of the Defence Forces, Sean McCann, says 500 Irish troops could be set to return to the Middle East.