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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Defence Forces Rank Markings

Army Rank Markings

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Air Corps Rank Markings

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Naval Service Rank Markings

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Download the three posters in one BOOKLET (PDF 2.6 Mb )

Download a List of Rank Markings in Irish

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