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France honours Irish General for work in Chad.

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Just noticed of late that a Irish General has been given the prestigious pat-nashLegion d’honneur

( or Legion of Honour ) by French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a ceremony in Paris for his command of the european mission to Chad which has now been taken over by United Nations. It’s a order established by Napoleon in 1802 for bravery or merit by either miltary or civilian and you can read more on here

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion d’honneur

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Written by ferdia2010

May 20, 2009 at 1:21 pm

Posted in Ireland Political

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