Irish Peacekeepers leave Camp Shamrock in Lebanon 2001

#OnThisDay 2001 Irish army UN Peacekeepers left Camp Shamrock in Lebanon or “The Leb”, after 23 years. 32,000 individuals tours & the deaths of 47 soldiers. Due to hostilities in the area, the Irish @defenceforces returned in 2011.
https://www.rte.ie/archives/2016/1111/830835-irish-army-leaves-lebanon/
#Ireland #History @UN
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