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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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Naval Service ship joins search for missing crewmen.

The Naval Service ship LE Róisin has joined the search for missing crewmen after a cargo ship sunk in the Irish Sea.

The Naval Service responded to the request from the Coastguard to assist in the search and diverted the ship from Dublin Bay.

The ship departed Dublin Bay at approx 2.00pm for the search area.

An Air Corps CASA aircraft is already on scene assisting with the search.

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Press Release Date: 27 November, 2011

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