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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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Army Bomb Disposal Team makes safe viable Improvised Explosive Device.

An Army Bomb Disposal Team made safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Crumlin overnight.

The Defence Forces deployed the team to an address at Lismore Road, Crumlin, in response to a request from the Gardai.

A viable IED was made safe at the scene and removed to a military installation for further examination. No controlled explosion was carried out.

The team arrived on scene at 11.45pm and the scene was declared safe at 0.50am.


Press Release Date: Saturday 22th October, 2011

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