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  • Originally posted by Pegasus View Post
    The christmas tree is still up, 50 years later...
    Thanks for that, I never spent much time in that part of the 22nds turf.
    German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
    German 2: Private? I am a general!
    German 1: That is the bad news.

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    • One from the RTE, at least one familiar face here still serving.
      https://www.rte.ie/archives/2017/082...ename-madonna/
      German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
      German 2: Private? I am a general!
      German 1: That is the bad news.

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      • I count two..Mark Mellet and Martin Counihane , FDO on Eithne at the time
        Covid 19 is not over ....it's still very real..Hand Hygiene, Social Distancing and Masks.. keep safe

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        • Originally posted by DeV View Post
          Excellent finds
          Very interesting Dauphin footage on Eithne as The Dauphin weas the Aerospatiale logo something I hadn't seen before. I joined Eithne in 1986 after the states trip which makes the footage early 86
          Covid 19 is not over ....it's still very real..Hand Hygiene, Social Distancing and Masks.. keep safe

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          • Originally posted by hptmurphy View Post
            Very interesting Dauphin footage on Eithne as The Dauphin weas the Aerospatiale logo something I hadn't seen before. I joined Eithne in 1986 after the states trip which makes the footage early 86
            Probably 1987, Michael Noonan didn't become MinDef until then.

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            • 2 September 1987

              Originally posted by Rhodes View Post
              Joint Naval Air Exercise 1987
              An RTE News report broadcast on 2 September 1987.

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              • Originally posted by hptmurphy View Post
                I count two..Mark Mellet and Martin Counihane , FDO on Eithne at the time
                CDR Counihan retired a couple of years ago.

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                • Irish UN Soldiers Abducted
                  An RTE News report broadcast on 16 December 1988.



                  Irish Soldiers Released
                  An RTE News report broadcast on 17 December 1988.

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                  • A number of RTE reports from January 1989.

                    Army Views On Pay Awards


                    Rescue Operation Yarrawonga


                    Rescue Of Crew From Yarrawonga


                    Yarrawonga Salvage


                    Yarrawonga Salvage Operation


                    New Naval Ships Commissioned


                    Role Of Two New Naval Vessels


                    Yarrawonga Towed To Europe


                    Army Discharges To Cost More


                    Soldiers To Leave Army


                    Army Pay Campaign Continues


                    Air Sea Rescue Plans
                    Last edited by Rhodes; 9 November 2020, 23:21. Reason: one more video added

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                    • Any of those clips could have been made in the last 6 months.
                      German 1: Private Schnutz, I have bad news for you.
                      German 2: Private? I am a general!
                      German 1: That is the bad news.

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                      • A number of RTE reports from February and March 1989.

                        Army Pay Controversey


                        Irish Army For Namibia Mission


                        Irish Soldier Killed In Lebanon


                        Funeral Of Michael McNeela


                        Three Irish Killed In Lebanon


                        Irish Peacekeeping Forces


                        Removal of Soldiers Bodies

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                        • A number of RTE reports from 1989.

                          Irish Troops Leave For Lebanon


                          Fishery Patrol Vessel LÉ Orla


                          Aer Corps (sic) Rescue Services


                          New Chief Of Staff Of Army


                          Army Fire Arms Exercise

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                          • Tom Touhy..an awful gobshite
                            Covid 19 is not over ....it's still very real..Hand Hygiene, Social Distancing and Masks.. keep safe

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                            • One of the best threads on this board.
                              'History is a vast early warning system'. Norman Cousins

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                              • Originally posted by hptmurphy View Post
                                Tom Touhy..an awful gobshite
                                Here he is...

                                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6o4fIxLeR4
                                'History is a vast early warning system'. Norman Cousins

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