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#Army

# army - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees? Hide And Seek This post contains images

Can you spot the armed camouflaged marine watching you from the trees?

US Marine Brent Downing documents techniques from militaries around the world.

# army - Friday 5 February, 2016

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College

The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.

# army - Monday 1 February, 2016

Houses evacuated after viable explosive is found in Galway

The incident happened late last night.

# army - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Pentagon says hundreds of military kids sexually abused each year

In one case, a Marine was found to be abusing his colleague’s three-year-old stepdaughter.

# army - Friday 1 January, 2016

Check out this fascinating World War I recruitment poster targeting Irish men

“Is Germany going to treat Ireland differently from Poland?”

# army - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

This 'Ghost Army' used phony inflatable tanks and weapons to dupe Hitler in WW2

The men were artists, audio technicians, actors and designers who created inflatable mock-ups of military vehicles, tanks and artillery.

# army - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

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.

# army - Sunday 6 December, 2015

The Central Bank has no record of Enda's 'army at the ATMs' claim

One source in Dame Street says that they’re “not sure where this story came from or why it keeps being repeated as fact”.

# army - Friday 27 November, 2015

Pictures: 1,300 Irish soldiers take part in 'Dark Nights' exercise Dark Nights This post contains images

Pictures: 1,300 Irish soldiers take part in 'Dark Nights' exercise

The exercise took place over the last two weeks in Kildare and Cork.

# army - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Houses evacuated after two viable bombs are found

The Army bomb disposal team attended the scene.

# army - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Former British soldier released on bail after arrest over Bloody Sunday murders

The 66-year-old man was interviewed by police in Belfast.

# army - Thursday 5 November, 2015

A dangerous military flare washed up on a Wexford beach

An army bomb disposal team was called in to make the device safe.

# army - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Enda says there will be no statues erected in his glory

Thank god for that, says you.

# army - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Gerry Adams: The Taoiseach is a spoofer who is making an eejit of himself

The Sinn Féin president has heavily criticised Enda Kenny today.

# army - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government' Fianna Fáil This post contains images

Noel Dempsey: 'Everyday I regret the horrendous decisions we made in government'

The former Fianna Fáil minister gave a wide-ranging interview to RTÉ Radio 1 today.

# army - Friday 23 October, 2015

The army and the ATMs: Was Enda talking about the 'most secret committee in government'?

Details of emergency planning in the event of an Irish default are contained in Pat Leahy’s ‘The Price of Power’.

# army - Sunday 20 September, 2015

British army general 'threatens mutiny' if Jeremy Corbyn becomes PM

Meanwhile, the Labour leader has announced that he would press ahead with plans to renationalise the British railways if his party got into power.

# army - Saturday 12 September, 2015

From facing jihadi groups in Syria to looking for glory in Croke Park GAA

From facing jihadi groups in Syria to looking for glory in Croke Park

Meet two of the GAA’s soldiers who will be gracing the national stadium tomorrow.

# army - Saturday 5 September, 2015

A broken leg and 24 concussions. Pillow fights among US recruits are hardcore Sleepover This post contains videos

A broken leg and 24 concussions. Pillow fights among US recruits are hardcore

Some serious stuff went down at this year’s West Point pillow fight.

# army - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

This former soldier says all that shouting and swearing IS needed

‘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.’

# army - Saturday 29 August, 2015

600 emergency services workers to parade through the streets of Dublin

If you’re looking for a bit of family fun next weekend your little ones will have the chance to sit in a fire truck or squad car.

# army - Sunday 23 August, 2015

'Africa's North Korea' — the worst regime you've never heard of

Thousands of refugees are trying to escape.

# army - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Defence Forces want more women, gay people and ethnic minorities

If you’re interested, you have a month to apply.

# army - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

'"They are soldiers...": Defence Forces WILL have guns during the Easter 2016 parade

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said the Defence Forces will be central to practically all of the events that will happen next year.

# army - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

British actor explains why he left his Hollywood home to fight ISIS in Syria

The actor has no military or combat training.

# army - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Four suspected dissidents arrested after viable bomb found in Longford car

The device was made safe shortly before 11pm last night.

# army - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open Thanks Mate This post contains videos

Red Devil catches team-mate after parachute fails to open

Neither of the soldiers were injured in the incident.

# army - Saturday 6 June, 2015

WATCH: Behind the scenes of Saving Private Ryan filmed on a Wexford beach Lights Camera Action This post contains videos

WATCH: Behind the scenes of Saving Private Ryan filmed on a Wexford beach

The film featured 750 members of the FCA army reserve who played extras in the D-Day scenes.

# army - Friday 22 May, 2015

Britain's Got Talent studio evacuated after Nazi bomb found nearby

The army said the device posed “a genuine risk to life”.

Safe and well: Defence Forces medics return home from Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone experienced a spike in new cases last week. A replacement Irish team has already been sent out.

# army - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Device found near Dart line deemed not viable

The alarm was raised shortly before lunchtime when a group of workmen discovered the device.

# army - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Galway farmer unearths 50-year-old explosives while digging drainage

An army bomb disposal team safely detonated the explosives.

# army - Thursday 30 April, 2015

The Army has stopped a bomb going off in Offaly

The Bomb Disposal Unit rendered safe an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

# army - Sunday 26 April, 2015

Coolock residents evacuated from homes after viable explosive found

The bomb squad was called out and they made the device safe without the need for a controlled explosion.

# army - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Prince Harry is leaving the army and looking for a new job

He said he is excited about what the future holds.

# army - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Ukraine ceasefire began at midnight - but two civilians have already been killed

An elderly man and woman were killed in Popasna.

# army - Friday 13 February, 2015

Houses evacuated in Cork after homemade bomb is found

Gardaí are investigating.

# army - Thursday 12 February, 2015

'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo

The device was found by gardaí on approach into the town.

# army - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.