Thomas Kenny

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Irish soldiers board a plane to leave Baldonnell airport for Congo as part of a UN peacekeeping mission on July 28th, 1960

Medals for gallantry for nine Irish soldiers killed in the Niemba ambush 60 years ago were not awarded because it might look like a “hand-out”. This (...)

TheAll-Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team on board the SS Bremen on their way to America for a 1926 US Tour.

They resembled soldiers leaving for war – without the khaki and the latent fear. But these were hurlers, marching in formation to the music of a loc(...)