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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Veterans

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Jadotville: Injunction sought against report's recommendation to award medal to just one survivor
The legal action challenges the decision not to award all Jadotville men military honours.
Politicians condemn plan to prevent prosecution of NI veterans
Reports suggest the UK government is set to introduce a statute of limitations on prosecutions for conflict crimes that occurred pre-1998.
'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.
Buffon to play on with Juventus beyond his 43rd birthday
Giorgio Chiellini is another old-stager signing on for another year with the Old Lady.
Giroud and Alonso back in favour as impressive Chelsea sink Spurs
It could have been worse for Tottenham as Giovani Lo Celso was fortunate to escape a red card.
7 footballers we may be seeing the last of in 2018
Ireland international John O’Shea and others who may be contemplating hanging up their boots.
Banty selects Brosnan, Lyng and Banville in Wexford attack to face Carlow
Seamus McEnaney has named his first championship team as Wexford boss.
Former British soldiers rally against prosecution of retired officers for Troubles-related killings
The veteran’s protest is against what it alleges is a “legal witch hunt” against former soldiers who served during the Troubles.
Journeys with 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.
10 hurling veterans who showed they could still strut their stuff in 2015
They may be getting on in years but these ten stars can still cut it at the top level.
'I bet Heskey and Gudjohnsen never thought they'd play at Anfield again' - Ruddock
Bolton Wanderers are bringing an experienced strike duo to Anfield for tomorrow’s FA Cup fourth round tie.
Did someone in your family survive World War I?
A memorial service will be held next weekend, organised by a group collating the names of all those Irish who survived the war.
Protest planned as ex-soldiers and families face eviction from Curragh Camp
The government has previously said it would be too costly to carry out repairs to the ageing properties.
TV documentary reveals the stories of Irishmen who fought for the British in WWII
The RTE programme reveals first hand accounts from the men who fought against the Germans in the Second World War.
Ireland’s World War II veterans move one step closer to amnesty
Thousands of Irish servicemen were dismissed or prosecuted for fighting with the Allies during World War II.
Four killed, 17 injured after train hits Texas parade for veterans
Veterans were on the back of a truck heading to a parade when they were hit by a train passing through a level crossing.
Column: Is it time to start wearing the poppy?
On the eve of November 11, writer and film-maker Liam Nolan questions the continued resentment towards the wearing of the poppy of remembrance – especially in light of loss of Irish life in the two world wars.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.