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In April 2019, we thanked Ireland for their service and sacrifice


UN Video: Thank you Ireland - UN Peacekeeping Service & Sacrifice

UN Audio: Irish forces in Golan ‘well trained to deal with challenging situations’

Irish military personnel serving under the UN flag in the Golan have been “well trained to deal with challenging situations,” according to the head of the contingent there.

There are 130 Irish nationals, including seven women, currently deployed to the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF); a UN peacekeeping mission which was established in 1974 to monitor a ceasefire between Israel and Syria.

In numbers: Irish peacekeepers deploy to seven missions

Find out Ireland’s current contributions from Troop and Police Contributors page