Sunday, June 23, 2024

Jadotville monument planned for Mullingar

A stone monument in honour of the brave soldiers who proudly served in Jadotville could be on the way to Mullingar town following a suggestion by Cllr Ken Glynn on 9 January.

The Siege of Jadotville involved 155 Irish UN Peacekeeping troops who defended their position in a small mining town in Congo (1961), suffering no casualties, against a five-day onslaught from at least 3,000 Katangese troops.

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