Posts Tagged ‘Irish Army’

Controversy Courts Collins

In the last issue we printed the extraordinary speech that Lieutenant Colonel Tim Collins of the Royal Irish Regiment gave to his men before they went into battle in Iraq. Since then, the Belfast native has been the subject of war crimes allegations made by one U.S. Army major Re Biastre, which Collins is adamantlyRead more..

Kabul Pub Is No More

In the last issue we wrote about Kabul’s new Irish pub. Well, it seems that the publicity did not do the pub, frequented by off-duty aid workers and American Embassy personnel, any good. Under warnings of bomb threats, the Irish owners decided to close down. Alcohol is banned in Afghanistan, but the pub had beenRead more..