As part of Listowel Military Tattoo a screening of the acclaimed film ‘The Siege of Jadotville’ starring Jamie Dornan will take place on Friday April 28th at 8 pm. The film tells the true story of the 1961 siege of a 150-member Irish U.N. battalion under Commander Patrick Quinlan by 3,000 Congolese troops, led by French and Belgian mercenaries working for mining companies. Jamie Dornan plays the Irish commander Patrick Quinlan while Guillaume Canet plays a French commander Falques.
Leo Quinlan, son of Commander Quinlan (from Kerry) will give a lecture on the Siege of Jadotville on Saturday April 29th at 8pm.
Admission – €5