Friday 04th November 2016, 12.05pm. - Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe T.D. to present Medals.

Minister of State with Responsibility for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe T.D., will present the International Operational Service Medal to members of the Defence Forces tomorrow in Cobh, in recognition of their service in humanitarian missions overseas.

The event represents the awarding of the International Operational Service Medal to Defence Forces personnel who have served on Operation Pontus in the Mediterranean, with particular reference to the crew of the LÉ Niamh and also to those who deployed on Operation Gritrock in Sierra Leon to counter the Ebola Crisis.


Press Release Date: Friday 04th November 2016

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