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Monday, 1 August, 1988 - Wednesday, 31 August, 1988

The 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers moved from Dover to Stornoway Barracks, Lemgo, Westphalia, Federal Republic of Germany during August 1988. The Battalion relieved the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales as an Infantry Mechanised Battalion in 20 Armoured Brigade (Bde HQ in nearby Detmold).

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Sunday, 26 June, 1994 - Monday, 31 October, 1994

The 4th/5th Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers deployed a reinforced Rifle Platoon of two officers and thirty eight other ranks to the Falkland Islands ‘in support of the Regular Army’ (A Company Group, 1 R IRISH) from 26 Jun - 31 Oct 1994.

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Saturday, 12 June, 1993 - Friday, 25 June, 1993

The 4th/5th Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers, commanded by Lt Col E Glover R IRISH, attended Annual Camp, Exercise LIONS PRIDE, at Bloodhound Camp, Episkopi, Western Sovereign Base Area (WSBA) Cyprus from 12 - 25 June 1993. Ex LIONS PRIDE was the title of a UK battalion's deployment to a British Forces Cyprus training facility.

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Saturday, 31 May, 1986 - Saturday, 14 June, 1986

The 5th (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Irish Rangers, commanded by Lt Col A P Trimble TD, attended Annual Camp at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA), Wiltshire from 31 May-14 Jun 1986.

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Monday, 28 December, 1942

On the night of 25 December 1942 in Tunisia, the 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Fusiliers took over an area of the Goubellat Plain from its sister battalion in 38 (Irish) Brigade, the 6th Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

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Sunday, 30 November, 1919

Michael Patrick Faugh was an unofficial member of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Fusiliers. This was the name given to the little Syrian boy who was found in January 1918, apparently without home or family. During General Allenby's campaign in Palestine, the 2nd Faughs* had been involved throughout that month in the construction of the 'Irish Road' to link the Jerusalem-Nablus road with the coastal plain.

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Wednesday, 22 June, 1921

The state opening of Northern Ireland's first parliament was performed by HM King George V on 22 June 1921 at Belfast City Hall. The 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Rifles provided the Guard of Honour.

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Monday, 11 April, 1814

After victory at the Battle of Leipzig and the subsequent Treaty of Fontainebleau, signed on 11 April 1814, the Coalition agreed to end Napoleon's reign as Emperor and exile him to the island of Elba.

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Thursday, 24 May, 1798 - Monday, 24 September, 1798

The Society of United Irishmen, a republican revolutionary group much influenced by the American and French revolutions, was founded in 1791 and was the main force behind the rising movement against British rule in Ireland. The Society pursued democratic reforms and Catholic emancipation. A founding member, Wolfe Tone (exiled in America), travelled to France and sought an invasion of Ireland to support a rising. The fleet sailed with General Hoche's 14,000 strong invasion force but was defeated not by the Royal Navy, but by the Atlantic's storms off Bantry Bay in December 1796.

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Friday, 1 March, 1991 - Monday, 12 November, 2001

The breakup of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia began when the death of Josip Broz Tito in 1980 resulted in the establishment of a weak federal state system. Demands from regions seeking status as republics and republics more autonomy, fueled the ever present ethnic tensions that had been kept in check by Tito. The Serbs were opposed to such moves preferring a centralist approach to government in preference to autonomy for the republics within the federation.