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Jadotville heroes honoured at medal ceremony

Veterans of the 1961 Siege of Jadotville were awarded medals for their bravery at a ceremony in Custume Barracks on Saturday, December 2. The ceremony followed years of campaigning by veterans for recognition.

The Viper - Mayo's answer to David Icke?

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FRANCIS (VIPER) Higgins, who came to fame in Hardy Bucks, and later through his YouTube series World News, will bring his new show, The Viper: An Inconvenient Bollocking, to Monroe’s Live on Thursday October 19.

McGrath addresses question of full-time air ambulance service out of Custume Barracks

Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.

Military museum at Custume Barracks to open to the public

 

Murphy calls for re-establishment of the 4th Western Brigade

Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has called for the re-establishment of the 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks, during a motion on the Defence Forces in Dáil Éireann recently.

Refurbishment works at Custume Barracks move a step closer

Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has confirmed that a specification is being completed for the planned refurbishment of the kitchen and dining hall complex in Custume Barracks.

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.

Mayo native and NUI Galway doctorate holder named new Chief of Staff

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A Mayoman who completed a PhD in Political Science in NUI Galway six years ago was this week named as the new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces.

Mayo man to take up top post in Defence Forces

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Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.

Peace vigil to protest against NATO

A protest against Irish representation at the forthcoming NATO conference and against the ethos of NATO, takes place in Galway tomorrow.

 

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