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Are you ready for the Sports Centre's St Vincent de Paul Paddy Run?

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The first SVP Paddy Run charity event takes place at 10am on the morning of St Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17, starting at the Regional Sports Centre, Athlone.

Kilkenny troops greet UN Secretary General

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The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited United Nations Interim Force In Lebanon (UNIFIL) headquarters in Al Naquora, South Lebanon, on January 14 where he was greeted by Kilkenny troops.

Very different Christmas for Lebanon troops

It was a very different Christmas for troops of the 105th Infantry Battalion in Lebanon this year.

A letter from the Lebanon

Dear Editor,

Mcfadden visits Westmeath UN troops in Lebanon

Local TD Nicky McFadden paid a visit to UN troops from Athlone and Mullingar stationed in Lebanon last week.

For King and Country

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It’s very hard to describe a true Irishman, without acknowledging that we all share a complicated inheritance. At no time was that complication more powerfully amplified than in the crisis of identity leading up to and during War World I. On the one side is the unionist image of Irish Protestants loyally, and exclusively, rallying to the Union Jack, and sealing that union with their blood; while on the other side, the Catholic and nationalist men and women, the people of the 1916 Rising, who represent the ‘true’ Ireland, in sharp contrast to the misguided Irishmen slaughtered in France on the altar of British imperialism.


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