Stopover troops spotted in combats in Clare hotel…

What is the protocol for combat troops when going out in public in a ‘neutral’ country? And will the Republic’s government object when they hear about Seosamh O’Neill’s recent sighting of US troops in combat fatigues at a wedding in Clare?

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