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#Camp Shamrock

From TheJournal.ie Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend St Patrick's Day

Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend

Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Irish troops arrive home to smiles and smooches Welcome Home This post contains images

In pictures: Irish troops arrive home to smiles and smooches

There were happy scenes as the soldiers were welcomed at Dublin Airport today.

From TheJournal.ie Bombs, Skype, and no tea: What Christmas is like for the Irish troops in Lebanon Camp Shamrock

Bombs, Skype, and no tea: What Christmas is like for the Irish troops in Lebanon

A lot of us take for granted that we’ll spend Christmas Day with our families. But for Irish troops in Lebanon, Christmas is like any other day on patrol. Niamh Fleming-Farrell talks to the troops to find out what it’s like.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Force troops ready for Lebanon mission Lebanon

Defence Force troops ready for Lebanon mission

The Irish Defence Forces is to deploy a further 440 troops to Lebanon next month to take over duties from the 104th Battalion, which has been serving since June.

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘Next I boil 300 eggs’ – a day in the life of an army chef Read Me

Column: ‘Next I boil 300 eggs’ – a day in the life of an army chef

In the latest of our dispatches from Irish troops on the Blue Line in Lebanon, battalion chef Cpl Joe Agnew describes cooking for 350 hungry soldiers in a mobile kitchen.

From TheJournal.ie McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip Lebanon

McAleese to meet Irish troops in Lebanon on final official trip

The President will meet with members of the 104th Battalion today, visit Camp Shamrock, and lay a wreath in memory of those who have lost their lives.