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Keena calls for John Gorman to be recognised

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At long last - heroes of Jadotville will receive medals for bravery

 

Ceremony honours courageous Battle of Jadotville soldiers

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A ceremony took place in Custume Barracks last Saturday (September 17) to honour the actions of the men of ‘A’ Company, 35th Infantry Battalion and its attachments at the Battle of Jadotville.

Tales of true heroism fill us all with pride

There are so many discussions we could have in this column this week regarding the theme of heroism and bravery. Napoleon Bonaparte once said - “Valour is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it until the test comes”.

‘Boxer’ intervenes with Taoiseach to have Jadotville siege soldiers honoured

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Longford-Westmeath Independent Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has met Taoiseach Enda Kenny concerning the honouring of soldiers who fought in the Siege of Jadotville, the majority of whom were from Custume Barracks in Athlone.

 

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