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William O'Callaghan (Irish Army officer)

William O'Callaghan
Native name Liam Ó Céallachgáin
Allegiance  Republic of Ireland
Service/branch Irish Army
Rank Lieutenant-General
Commands held United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Awards Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Honour
National Order of the Cedar

Lieutenant-General William O'Callaghan (DSM) (Irish: Liam Ó Céallachgáin) [1] was an Irish Army officer. He graduated from the Military College at Curragh Camp, County Kildare. He is most famous for being the Commanding Officer of United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon for a period in the 1980s. He was also a recipient of the French Legion of Honour and the Lebanese National Order of the Cedar.[2]

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