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03/08/2021

18 years ago: When Kilkenny Captain hosted the Duke of Edinburgh

Lt Col Liam O'Carroll is former C/O of the James Stephens Barracks

KILKENNY

Lt Col Liam O'Carroll with HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, during a visit to the UNFICYP headquarters in Nicosia in 1993

Pictured is now-retired Lt Col Liam O'Carroll of the Irish Defence Forces with HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who died this month.

The picture was taken during a visit to the UNFICYP headquarters in Nicosia in 1993. Lt Col O’Carroll was a Captain at the time and the guard of honour comprised troops from the UK, Austria and Argentina.

A former C/O of the James Stephens Barracks, Lt Col O’Carroll is now retired and lives in Kilkenny.

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