• Short Summary

    AN INFANTRY BATTALION OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC IS DUE TO LEAVE DUBLIN ON SUNDAY (19 APRIL 1964) FOR NICOSIA TO JOIN THE CYPRUS UNITED NATIONS FORCE.

  • Description

    AN INFANTRY BATTALION OF THE IRISH REPUBLIC IS DUE TO LEAVE DUBLIN ON SUNDAY (19 APRIL 1964) FOR NICOSIA TO JOIN THE CYPRUS UNITED NATIONS FORCE. OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE BATTALION WERE REVIEWED TODAY (FRIDAY) BY THE PRIME MINISTER, MR. SEAN LEMASS, AND THEIR COLOURS BLESSED AT A CEREMONIAL PARADE AT PLUNKETT BARRACKS, CURRAGH, COUNTY KILDARE.

    THE PRIME MINISTER WAS RECEIVED AT THE PARADE BY THE ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, LIEUTENANT GENERAL SEAN MCKEOWN, AND OTHER SENIOR OFFICERS.

    IRISH TROOPS SERVED WITH DISTINCTION WITH UN FORCES IN THE CONGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABONY0QBNCE9MNB2W9GTZU05FO
    Media URN:
    VLVABONY0QBNCE9MNB2W9GTZU05FO
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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