# defence-forces - Today’s News
# defence-forces - Monday 1 February, 2016
The incident happened late last night.
# defence-forces - Sunday 31 January, 2016
The number of women officers in the Defence Forces is finally on the rise and Catherine Smyth is one of them. But Catherine is Scottish, not Irish.
# defence-forces - Monday 4 January, 2016
Both mother and baby are reported to be doing well.
# defence-forces - Friday 1 January, 2016
The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
The device was spotted by a member of the public in a river in the Dodder Valley.
# defence-forces - Tuesday 29 December, 2015
The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.
# defence-forces - Sunday 27 December, 2015
Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.
# defence-forces - Monday 21 December, 2015
# defence-forces - Sunday 13 December, 2015
The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.
# defence-forces - Thursday 10 December, 2015
Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding
Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.
# defence-forces - Friday 27 November, 2015
The exercise took place over the last two weeks in Kildare and Cork.
# defence-forces - Thursday 26 November, 2015
The Army bomb disposal team attended the scene.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 25 November, 2015
Minister Simon Coveney must address the potential dangers involved in sending Irish soldiers to replace French forces, Ryan McCarrel writes.
# defence-forces - Thursday 19 November, 2015
France is considering withdrawing from some peacekeeping missions.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 18 November, 2015
France is using The Lisbon treaty’s equivalent of Nato’s ‘an attack on one is an attack on all’ clause.
# defence-forces - Monday 16 November, 2015
Marie Green’s family said the sentence was not enough.
The Taoiseach and several ministers have been speaking about what precautions Ireland is taking in recent days.
# defence-forces - Monday 2 November, 2015
Lieutenant Colonel Jack Griffin was killed after being struck by a car near Thurles on Saturday afternoon.
# defence-forces - Saturday 31 October, 2015
The IED was found at a house in Corduff Gardens.
# defence-forces - Friday 30 October, 2015
The scene was declared safe at 7am.
# defence-forces - Friday 23 October, 2015
Details of emergency planning in the event of an Irish default are contained in Pat Leahy’s ‘The Price of Power’.
The Finance Minister confirmed there were discussions about security at the height of the financial crisis.
# defence-forces - Thursday 22 October, 2015
One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.
# defence-forces - Monday 28 September, 2015
Traffic restrictions have now been lifted.
# defence-forces - Monday 14 September, 2015
It’s part of a new 1916 Centenary initiative.
# defence-forces - Saturday 12 September, 2015
Meet two of the GAA’s soldiers who will be gracing the national stadium tomorrow.
They make short work of them.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 9 September, 2015
“This is my second trip with my father and I’m looking forward to going out.”
# defence-forces - Tuesday 8 September, 2015
The Golan Heights has been fought over for four decades.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 2 September, 2015
# defence-forces - Tuesday 1 September, 2015
‘Military life is tough going, particularly in the early days…but then the realities of life in an operational setting are equally as tough, perhaps even tougher.’
The new RTÉ documentary showed behind the scenes footage of Irish recruits being put through their paces. What did you make of it?
# defence-forces - Wednesday 26 August, 2015
The Army, Navy and Air corps are all set to receive new equipment and vehicles.
# defence-forces - Thursday 6 August, 2015
The bodies of 25 people, including four children, are also on board.
# defence-forces - Wednesday 5 August, 2015
It’s believed that up to 600 people were on board the stricken vessel.
# defence-forces - Tuesday 4 August, 2015
If you’re interested, you have a month to apply.
# defence-forces - Sunday 2 August, 2015
# defence-forces - Thursday 30 July, 2015
Marie Greene was stabbed to death on 13 February 2011.