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Veterans of The Siege Of Jadotville Presented with Medals for Bravery, and Congratulations from Actors Who Played Them

Veterans of The Siege Of Jadotville Presented with Medals for Bravery, and Congratulations from Actors Who Played Them

The real veterans of A Company 35th Battalion, 157 Irishmen who withstood an attack by 3,000 soldiers of the Katanga Gendarmerie troops loyal to the Katangese Prime Minister, Moise Tshombe, while on a UN peace-keeping mission in the Congo in 1961, were awarded medals for bravery yesterday, at the Irish Army’s Custume Barracks in Athlone. Unfortunately, their commander, […]

Cast and Veterans Attend ‘The Siege of Jadotville’ Savoy Dublin, Screening

Cast and Veterans Attend ‘The Siege of Jadotville’ Savoy Dublin, Screening

Jamie Dornan and members of the cast, including Jason O’Mara, Michael McElhatton, Sam Keeley, Conor MacNeill, Conor Quinlan, Mike Noble, Ronan Raftery, Charlie Kelly, Richie Smyth (Director) Alan Moloney (Producer), Kevin Brodbin (Producer), and Ruth Coady (Producer) were in Dublin for the special screening of The Siege of Jadotville, which honoured the Veterans who fought […]