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From TheJournal.ie 'It would be closure for everyone': Jadotville survivors still in talks with government over bravery medals Siege Of Jadotville

'It would be closure for everyone': Jadotville survivors still in talks with government over bravery medals

Soldiers who were recommended to receive distinguished service medals after Jadotville in 1961 have yet to receive them.

From TheJournal.ie After 55 years, Irish soldiers awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville An Bonn Jadotville

After 55 years, Irish soldiers awarded medals for Siege of Jadotville

An Bonn Jadotville is inscribed with “cosaint chalma” and “misneach” – the Irish words for ‘valiant defence’ and ‘courage’.

From TheJournal.ie Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors Siege Of Jadotville

Concern over space for families at medal ceremony for Jadotville survivors

The Department of Defence has said it has put in place arrangements to accommodate additional attendees.