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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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Naval Service Dive Team deploy to assist search .

The Naval Service Dive Team has deployed to the River Lee in Cork City this evening in order to assist in the search for a missing person.

The Naval Service deployed the team in response to a request from the Gardai.

The team arrived on scene at 4.30pm and have commenced a search operation in the vicinity of the Lee Fields.


Press Release Date: Tuesday 15 November, 2011

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