INTRODUCED IN 1989 “THE UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS MEDAL” AWARDED TO PERMANENT DEFENCE FORCE MEMBERS IN RESPECT OF SERVICE WITH A UNITED NATIONS MISSION.
THE MEDAL CAN ONLY BE AWARDED ONCE TO ANY ONE PERSON.
A female figure representative of Éire standing on a shoreline releasing a
dove over the sea. The dove holds an olive spray in its beak and on the
horizon is a skein of wild geese.
The legend UNITED NATIONS FOR PEACE in Irish and English.