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DF Commemorates the 1st Anniversary of the Tragic Loss of Pte Seán Rooney

Media Release – 1735hrs, Thursday 14 December 2023. Today the Defence Forces remembers the passing of Pte Seán Rooney who was tragically killed in Al-Aqbieh one year ago while serving with the 121st Infantry Battalion in UNIFIL. Members of the 123rd Infantry Battalion UNIFIL began their commemorations this morning with a silent dawn parade. This was followed by a ceremony at the Tibnine memorial and wreath laying ceremony in Camp Shamrock (UNP 2-45).