Booze ban likely for Irish troops in Lebanon

The Irish Army is considering plans to run its upcoming deployment to the Lebanon as a ‘‘dry mission’’, with a ban on alcohol.

2nd April, 2011

The Irish Army is considering plans to run its upcoming deployment to the Lebanon as a ‘‘dry mission’’, with a ban on alcohol.

Senior army staff are conducting a reconnaissance mission in Lebanon which will determine whether the UN mission zone is suitable for ‘‘dry’’ status, military sources have told The Sunday Business Post.

The sources said that, while it was expected that the Defence Forces would...

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