Saturday 17 March 2018

Irish Defence Forces' messages home for Father's Day

Cpl Chris Walsh, B Company, UNIFIL Lebanon. From Wexford Town. Kids Erin 2, Seamús 3 months, Love Dad
Cpl Chris Walsh, B Company, UNIFIL Lebanon. From Wexford Town. Kids Erin 2, Seamús 3 months, Love Dad
Comdt Alan Courtney, UNIFIL Lebanon from Ballybrittas, Co. Laois. Ross 6, Dara 3 Emma 1. Lots of love, Dad
Cpl Alan Veale, serving with UNIFL in Lebanon from Athlone. Jack 9. Missing you loads and love you loads, Dad.
COMDT ROBERT KIELY 0F MOUNTHRATH, CO. LAOIS, All my love to my beautiful daughters Emma and Rachael and to my wonderful wife, Amanda. Looking forward to coming home soon on leave. Love Dad
SGT MARK O’RIORDAN OF LISMORE, CO. WATERFORD, OPERATIONS SERGEANT, COY HQ I would like to send my best wishes to my daughter Doireann,my son Seán and my father Jack. Things are busy here in the Golan Heights but I’m looking forward to seeing you all in a few months time, lots of love mark.
PTE GAVIN LYONS OF KILDARE TOWN.RIFLEMAN, 3 SECTION, 2 PLN To Kissandra and baby Kiarrai, Thinking of you both this father’s day, sorry I can’t be with you both. See you all soon. Lots of love, Gavin.
PTE TONY MELAY OF BUNCLODY CO.WEXFORD, RIFLEMAN, 3 SECTION, 1 PLN I would like to wish my father Jim a very happy father’s day from Syria. See you soon Da, Tony.
Pte Nicky Byrne, serving in UNIFIL Lebanon. Rachel 11, Lexi 5 from Grey Cullen Carlow. Happy Birthday Lexi, love you loads and see you soon, Daddyxxx
LT MARTIN GRIFFIN OF TRAMORE, CO. WATERFORD. PLN CMDR, 2 PLN. To my three children Philip, Clara and Ceri and my wife Maria. Sorry I can’t be home this father’s day. See you all when I’m home on leave. Lots of love, Martin.
Lieutenant Gerry Reynolds,from Killaloonty, Tuam, Co Galway - the Training Team Commander No 3 IRCON (Irish Contingent) EUTM Mali (the EU Training Mission to Mali) Message to my sons: Derec Gearoid and Fionan reads Hi guys I am looking forward to seeing you soon when I get home on R & R and thanks for the Fathers day cards.
SGT DIARMUID O DWYER OF CALLAN, CO.KILKENNY, INFORMATION SGT, COY HQ I would like to send my wishes to my two beautiful children Sophie and Adam on this coming father’s day, to my wife Monika and also to my own father Joe. Can’t wait to see you all in July when I am home on leave. Miss ye loads. Lots of love. DOD.
SGT DECLAN HIGGINS OF FERMOY, CO.CORK. RECCE SGT, RECCE TROOP To my son Bobby, sorry I can’t be there for you on father’s day. I will be home soon son, miss you heaps. Lots of love, Daddy.
PTE COREY O DWYER OF KILKENNY CITY, RIFLEMAN, 3 SECTION, 1 PLN I would like to wish my 3 year old son Sam all the best from Syria this father’s day. can’t wait to see you when I’m home on leave. lots of love, Dad.
Comt Colin Miller - Officer Commanding B Coy, UNIFIL Lebanon. A big hello to Robert (14), James (6), Emily Jane (4) and Daniel (3) in Monasterevin. Love Dad
SGT BRIAN REID OF NEWBRIDGE, CO.KILDARE, CIS SERGEANT, COY SP GP I would like to wish my two beautiful daughters, Nicole and Ashley a happy Father's Day, can't wait to see ye, miss you and love you lots, and my dad a happy Father's Day to you, see you all when I'm home!
CPL BRIAN KELLY OF CALLAN, CO. KILKENNY, SECTION CMDR, 2 SECTION, 2 PLN Happy father’s day to my dad Gerard Kelly and thanks for everything. To my fiancé Lilly Dunne and my two beautiful children Caoimhe and Rian . Thanks so much for the present. I will see you all in August. lots of love. Brian.
Cpl Brian Doherty, UNIFIL, Lebanon from Blanchardstown on the range in South Lebanon. All my love to my children Amy 11 & Brandon 3. Love Dad
BQ Brian Cronin - UNIFIL, Lebanon. From Rathoath. To my Kids Jessica 7 & Gracie 4. --Happy 5th Birthday to Gracie coming soon, Dada missing you both and hope you are looking after Ruffie & Mammy, Love Dad
Pte Branigan, serving in UNIFIL Lebanon. Jack 8, Sophie 4 from Newbridge. Hoping you are enjoying the holidays, Dad x
Armn Farrell, serving in UNIFIL Lebanon, from Donaghmede. To Rebecca 6 and Robyn 6 Months.--Love you lots and see you soon, Dad xxx
PTE ALAN KIELY OF TOURANEENA, CO.WATERFORD, APC CREWMAN, 1 SECTION, 2 PLN To my two children Daniela and Craig thanks for the father’s day card can’t wait to see ye all again in august. Love, daddy.
C/S LIAM DUNNE OF CALLAN, CO.KILKENNY, COY SERGEANT, 2 PLN To my six beautiful children Erika, Shauna, Aaron, Liam, Alena and Luke and my wife Marguerite. Thanks for the lovely father’s day card. Looking forward to seeing you all when I get home in August. Lots of love, Daddy.
Flt Sgt John McCarthy serving in UNIFIL, Lebanon from Johnstown Co Kilkenny. Kids Adam 18 & Sarah 10. Missing you lots and looking forward to seeing you soon, Dad.
TPR JASON WALSH OF BALLYFERMOT, CO.DUBLIN. CRV GUNNER, RECCE TROOP To my daughter Madison, sorry i cant spend fathers day with you, be home soon. Love you lots, Daddy.
CPL IAIN KING OF GLANMIRE, CORK, LOGS, COY HQ To my dad Happy father’s day, hope you have a great day. To my wife Eleanor and son Alex thank you for the wonderful presents. I miss ye and love ye all, see ye in September, Iain.

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