21 December 2015 - Christmas Messages from Irish Defence Forces.

There are currently 424 Military Personnel serving in fifteen different countries across the globe.

Our biggest troop missions are the 198 personnel serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the 139 personnel with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the Golan Heights in Syria.

Irish Troops will also sit down to Christmas Dinner in countries as far flung as Mali, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Ivory Coast and Democratic Republic of the Congo amongst others.

Listed below are messages from the various mission areas:


View Messages from Kosovo (KFOR)

View Messages from The Golan Heights (UNDOF)

View Messages from Lebanon (UNIFIL)

Read more about Overseas Service


Press Release Date: 21 December 2015

For Further Information contact:

Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

Tel: 045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503

Mobile : 087 2482130

E-mail: Press Officer