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# south lebanon

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# Lebanon
Lebanese investigators have identified suspects in Seán Rooney killing, judicial source says
Sources have told French press agency AFP that the UN vehicle was ‘the target of gunfire from at least two people’.
# South of the Litani
South Lebanon: Proxy conflicts and economic collapse make Irish patrol area 'powder keg'
Our reporter, Niall O’Connor, who recently visited south Lebanon takes a look at life below the Litani River.
# Lebanon
Irish military police to travel to Lebanon as three investigations get underway into fatal attack
Private Shane Kearney remains critical, his condition is unchanged.
The repatriation of the body of Private Seán Rooney has not yet been finalised.
Private Shane Kearney remains critical, his condition is unchanged.
Three investigations are underway, each by Irish, UN, and Lebanese officials.
What is known so far about the death of Irish peacekeeper Seán Rooney in Lebanon
Irish soldier killed in Lebanon after convoy vehicles were separated during routine patrol
# Investigation
What is known so far about the death of Irish peacekeeper Seán Rooney in Lebanon
An investigation into the incident, which occurred during a routine patrol, is underway.
Investigation as civilian motorcyclist killed in Lebanon collision with Irish military vehicle
The incident happened in south Lebanon where the troops are based.
# Peacekeepers
Doing our part: a small team of Irish troops on the frontline between Lebanon and Israel
Reporter Niall O’Connor has been reporting from South Lebanon and visited Camp 6-52 today.
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# south lebanon
Irish Captain: 'Local mayors have to hold talks with a woman - that wouldn’t have happened a few years ago'
The United Nations’ Women Peace and Security agenda is 20 years old. What has it accomplished?
# keeping the peace
Irish peacekeepers in Lebanon at risk from 'jihadist threat' says top general
Major General Michael Beary said that UN forces were wary of returning jihadists from Syria.
# conflict zone
Enda is off to visit our troops in the Golan Heights
The Taoiseach will be visiting the Irish men and women serving in the Golan Heights this Sunday.
# St Patrick's Day
Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend
Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.
# Peacekeeping
1982: A year of tragedy for Irish soldiers in the Lebanon
Documents from 1982 capture the immediate aftermath of the moment when Michael McAleavey shot dead three of his colleagues at Tibnin Bridge in South Lebanon.