Irish Troops Return to Dublin Airport from UNIFIL Mission in Lebanon
115 Irish troops from the 115th Infantry Battalion, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) returned home early this morning to Dublin Airport following an eight month deployment which was extended due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
The personnel were transported to McKee Barracks for a medical screening before travelling home where they will undergo 14 day isolation period. The 115th Infantry Battalion are drawn primarily from 1 Brigade with personnel mainly from the South East and South of Ireland.
A total of 338 Defence Forces personnel deployed with the 115th Infantry Battalion. The remainder of the contingent will rotate home in early July.