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60 Years Peacekeeping1958 - 2018

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of Ireland's first Peacekeeping deployment in 1958.

Since then, Ireland have maintained the longest unbroken service on the front line of peace with over 70,000 individual tours of duty completed by the men and women of Óglaigh na hÉireann.

This year, we remember the 87 members of the Defence Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of Peace.

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The Defence Forces Press Office

Please note that the Press Office deals with Press and Media Queries only.

For all other inquiries, please contact the Information office

Defence Forces Press Office
Address:

Press Officer
Public Relations Branch,
Defence Forces Headquarters,
Station Rd.,
Newbridge,
Co. Kildare

W12 AD93

Office: 045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503
Email: press@military.ie