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.


Name Date of Death
C/S Felix Grant (BSD) 03-10-1960
Col Justin McCarthy (BSD) 27-10-1960
Lt. Kevin Gleeson 08-11-1960
Sgt. Hugh Gaynor 08-11-1960
Cpl. Liam Dougan 08-11-1960
Cpl. Peter Kelly 08-11-1960
Pte. Matthew Farrell 08-11-1960
Tpr. Thomas Fennell 08-11-1960
Tpr. Anthony Brown (BMC) 08-11-1960
Pte. Michael McGuinn 08-11-1960
Pte. Gerard Kileen 08-11-1960
Pte. Patrick Davis 11-10-1960
Cpl. Liam Kelly 25-12-1960
Cpl. Luke Kelly 30-08-1961
Tpr. Edward Gaffney 13-09-1961
Tpr. Patrick Mullins 15-09-1961
Cpl. Michael Nolan 15-09-1961
Fso. Frank Eivers 18-09-1961
Cpl. Michael Fallon 08-12-1961
Sgt. Patrick Mulcahy (BSD) 16-12-1961
Lt. Patrick Riordan (BSD) 16-12-1961
Pte. Andrew Wickham 16-12-1961
Cpl. John Geoghegan 28-12-1861
Cpl. John Power 07-03-1962
Capt.. Ronald McCann 09-05-1962
Cp. John McGrath 21-03-1963
Comdt. Malachy McMahon 28-09-1963



Name Date of Death
Pte. Gerard Moon 18-05-1978
Cpl. Thomas Reynolds 24-12-1978
Pte. Philip Grogan 10-07-1979
Pte. Stephen Griffin 16-04-1980
Pte. Derek Smallhorne 18-04-1980
Pte. Thomas Barrett 18-04-1980
Sgt. Edward Yates 31-05-1980
A/Cpl. Vincent Duffy 08-10-1980
Pte. John Marshall 18-12-1980
A/Cs James Martin 10-02-1981
Pte. Hugh Doherty 27-04-1981
Pte. Kevin Joyce 27-04-1981
Pte. Nial Byrne 23-06-1981
Pte. Gerard Hodges 20-03-1982
Pte. Peter Burke 27-10-1982
Cpl. Gregory Morrow 27-10-1982
Pte. Thomas Murphy 27-10-1982
Cpl. George Murray 09-10-1984
Tpr Paul Fogarty 20-07-1986
Pte William O’Brien 06-12-1986
Cpl. Dermot McLoughlin 10-01-1987
Sgt/Maj. John Fitzgerald 24-02-1987
Cpl. George Bolger 29-08-1987
Gnr. Paul Cullen 17-03-1988
Pte. Patrick Wright 21-08-1988
Pte. Michael McNeela 24-02-1989
Cpl. Fintan Henegan 21-03-1989
Pte. Thomas Walsh 21-03-1989
Pte. Mannix Armstrong 21-03-1989
Sgt. Charles Forrester 21-05-1989
Comdt. Michael O’Hanlon 21-11-1989
Cpl. Michael McCarthy 15-11-1991
Cpl. Peter Ward 29-09-1992
Cpl. Martin Tynan 13-12-1992
Coms Kieran Stokes 14-06-1993
A/Man Stephen O’Connor 03-10-1993
Sgt. John Lynch 06-08-1997
Pte. Michael Dowling 16-09-1998
Pte. Kevin Barrett 18-02-1999
Pte. William Kedian 31-05-1999
Tpr. Jonathan Campbell 05-09-1999
Pte. Declan Deere 14-02-2000
Pte. Jonathan Murphy 14-02-2000
Pte. Matthew Lawlor 14-02-2000
Pte. Brendan Fitzpatrick 14-02-2000



Name Date of Death
C/S James McCauley 22-05-1965
Sgt John Hammil 07-04-1965
Cpl. William Hetherington 10-07-1965
C/S James Ryan 04-10-1866
Capt. Christopher McNamara 16-01-1968
Cpl. James Fagan 10-06-1968
Lt. Ronald Byrne 28-10-1968
Tpr. Michael Kennedy 01-07-1969
Pte. Brendan Cummins 11-06-1971


Middle East

Name Date of Death
Comdt. Thomas Wickham 07-06-1967
Comdt. Michael Nestor 25-09-1982



Name Date of Death
Fso. Sean Deveraux 02-01-1993



Name Date of Death
Garda/Sgt. Paul Reid 18-05-1995


East Timor

Name Date of Death
Pte. Peadar O’Flatharta 15-04-2002



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



Name Date of Death
Fso Paul O’Donnell 09-09-2005