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Saturday 19 April 2014

Irish Defence forces have white Christmas in Southern Lebanon

Captain Brian Connolly and Lieutenant Donal Mitchell in Lebanon show off their snowman. Photo: Irish Defence Forces/Flickr

Some of the 181 Irish troops serving in Southern Lebanon are experiencing a white Christmas.

A total of 416 Irish Defence Force personnel serving in 15 missions across 20 different countries this Christmas, including Mali, Lebanon, Syria, Somalia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan.

Our troops will even get the chance to sit down to Christmas dinner together. They even got the chance to make snowmen.

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