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Topic - Irish Army
The Irish Army. Approximately 8,500 men and women serve in the Irish Army, divided into three infantry Brigades. Since 1958 the Irish Army has had a continuous presence in peacekeeping missions around the world as well as its maintaining its primary roles of defending the State and internal security within the State. The Irish Army also participates in the European Union Battlegroups. The Air Corps and Naval Service support the Army in carrying out its roles. - Source: Wikipedia
A retired veteran of the British Royal Marines slipped into a favorite seat at his familiar coffee shop in Nairobi's upscale Westgate Mall on a sunny late September day and settled down for his midday cup of joe. Shots rang out, and soon Islamic raiders ran through the shops killing everyone who looked like an infidel. Only Muslims were spared.
"Banjo" Barney McKenna, the last original member of the Irish folk band The Dubliners, died Thursday while having a morning cup of tea with a friend. He was 72 and had just marked his 50th year with the troupe.
A military instructor clad in fatigues and boots who barks out orders to men half her age has become the unlikely star of a European Union program to train thousands of Somali troops.
Undeterred by real and fake bombs, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday began the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland, a four-day trip to highlight strong Anglo-Irish relations and peace in neighboring Northern Ireland.
Undeterred by real or fake bombs, Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday began the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland, a four-day trip to highlight strong Anglo-Irish relations and the success of Northern Ireland peacemaking.