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United Nations Memorial Garden

United Nations Memorial Plaque St. Mary’s Cathedral Limerick, below are the names of all the Irish men who passed away while serving in the United Nations

United Nations Memorial

United Nations Memorial

This Peace Garden Memorial commemorates the Irish members of the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces, who lost their lives while on active duty on peacekeeping missions since 1960 in diverse countries including the Congo, the Lebanon, Cyprus, Somalia, Sarajevo, East Timor, Liberia, and in the Middle-East.

Congo

NameDate of Death
C/S Felix Grant (BSD)03-10-1960
Col Justin McCarthy (BSD)27-10-1960
Lt. Kevin Gleeson08-11-1960
Sgt. Hugh Gaynor08-11-1960
Cpl. Liam Dougan08-11-1960
Cpl. Peter Kelly08-11-1960
Pte. Matthew Farrell08-11-1960
Tpr. Thomas Fennell08-11-1960
Tpr. Anthony Brown (BMC)08-11-1960
Pte. Michael McGuinn08-11-1960
Pte. Gerard Kileen08-11-1960
Pte. Patrick Davis11-10-1960
Cpl. Liam Kelly25-12-1960
Cpl. Luke Kelly30-08-1961
Tpr. Edward Gaffney13-09-1961
Tpr. Patrick Mullins15-09-1961
Cpl. Michael Nolan15-09-1961
Fso. Frank Eivers18-09-1961
Cpl. Michael Fallon08-12-1961
Sgt. Patrick Mulcahy (BSD)16-12-1961
Lt. Patrick Riordan (BSD)16-12-1961
Pte. Andrew Wickham16-12-1961
Cpl. John Geoghegan28-12-1861
Cpl. John Power07-03-1962
Capt.. Ronald McCann09-05-1962
Cp. John McGrath21-03-1963
Comdt. Malachy McMahon28-09-1963

 

Lebanon

NameDate of Death
Pte. Gerard Moon18-05-1978
Cpl. Thomas Reynolds24-12-1978
Pte. Philip Grogan10-07-1979
Pte. Stephen Griffin16-04-1980
Pte. Derek Smallhorne18-04-1980
Pte. Thomas Barrett18-04-1980
Sgt. Edward Yates31-05-1980
A/Cpl. Vincent Duffy08-10-1980
Pte. John Marshall18-12-1980
A/Cs James Martin10-02-1981
Pte. Hugh Doherty27-04-1981
Pte. Kevin Joyce27-04-1981
Pte. Nial Byrne23-06-1981
Pte. Gerard Hodges20-03-1982
Pte. Peter Burke27-10-1982
Cpl. Gregory Morrow27-10-1982
Pte. Thomas Murphy27-10-1982
Cpl. George Murray09-10-1984
Tpr Paul Fogarty20-07-1986
Pte William O’Brien06-12-1986
Cpl. Dermot McLoughlin10-01-1987
Sgt/Maj. John Fitzgerald24-02-1987
Cpl. George Bolger29-08-1987
Gnr. Paul Cullen17-03-1988
Pte. Patrick Wright21-08-1988
Pte. Michael McNeela24-02-1989
Cpl. Fintan Henegan21-03-1989
Pte. Thomas Walsh21-03-1989
Pte. Mannix Armstrong21-03-1989
Sgt. Charles Forrester21-05-1989
Comdt. Michael O’Hanlon21-11-1989
Cpl. Michael McCarthy15-11-1991
Cpl. Peter Ward29-09-1992
Cpl. Martin Tynan13-12-1992
Coms Kieran Stokes14-06-1993
A/Man Stephen O’Connor03-10-1993
Sgt. John Lynch06-08-1997
Pte. Michael Dowling16-09-1998
Pte. Kevin Barrett18-02-1999
Pte. William Kedian31-05-1999
Tpr. Jonathan Campbell05-09-1999
Pte. Declan Deere14-02-2000
Pte. Jonathan Murphy14-02-2000
Pte. Matthew Lawlor14-02-2000
Pte. Brendan Fitzpatrick14-02-2000

 

Cyprus

NameDate of Death
C/S James McCauley22-05-1965
Sgt John Hammil07-04-1965
Cpl. William Hetherington10-07-1965
C/S James Ryan04-10-1866
Capt. Christopher McNamara16-01-1968
Cpl. James Fagan10-06-1968
Lt. Ronald Byrne28-10-1968
Tpr. Michael Kennedy01-07-1969
Pte. Brendan Cummins11-06-1971

 

Middle East

NameDate of Death
Comdt. Thomas Wickham07-06-1967
Comdt. Michael Nestor25-09-1982

 

Somalia

NameDate of Death
Fso. Sean Deveraux02-01-1993

 

Sarajevo

NameDate of Death
Garda/Sgt. Paul Reid18-05-1995

 

East Timor

NameDate of Death
Pte. Peadar O’Flatharta15-04-2002

 

Liberia

NameDate of Death
Sgt. Derek Mooney (ARW)27-11-2003

 

Congo

NameDate of Death
Fso Paul O’Donnell09-09-2005

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