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# barracks - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

'I either have to leave the Defence Forces or stay and be homeless with my pregnant wife'

Officers today called for the provision of quarters for married couples or the introduction of a rent allowance to assist them.

# barracks - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp

The aim is not to recreate Auschwitz, but rather to keep it preserved exactly as it was during the dark days of World War II.

# barracks - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Army bomb robot examines suspect 'flower pot' outside Dublin barracks

The suspect package was declared a hoax.

# barracks - Saturday 23 August, 2014

New owner of Rockhill wants people to tell him what to do with former army barracks

John Molloy wants to make the manor house the new Lissadell.

# barracks - Sunday 18 May, 2014

What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?

These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.

# barracks - Monday 10 March, 2014

British soldier suspected of murdering Antrim man Corporal Geoffrey McNeill

A 23-year-old solider is being questioned by West Mercia Police.

# barracks - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier

Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.

# barracks - Friday 17 February, 2012

Renting new bases to replace barracks will save €1million – Shatter

The Minister said leasing separate training facilities in towns whose barracks shut down would cut costs significantly.

# barracks - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Dept of Defence looking for new bases in four towns where barracks closed

The department is seeking to rent military training premises in Cavan, Mullingar, Castlebar and Clonmel – where it already owns barracks buildings.

# barracks - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Government looking for premises... in town where army barracks was closed

Alan Shatter has confirmed his department is advertising to rent another property in Cavan, whose barracks was slated for closure last year.

# barracks - Friday 20 January, 2012

Brian Shivers found guilty of murder of British soldiers

Earlier today prominent republican Colin Duffy was found not guilty of the murders. Plus, PSNI-released images and audio from the night of the shooting.

# barracks - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Barracks closures will not have major impact on local economies - minister

Junior defence minister Paul Kehoe says closing four rural barracks will help make the Defence Forces “more professional”.

# barracks - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Column: With decisions like this, how can we ever hope to escape crisis?

Closing a barracks will cost millions to save thousands, writes Brian Cleary. With decisions like that, what can we expect from the Budget?

# barracks - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# barracks - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Government confirms closure of four military barracks

Military barracks at Mullingar, Cavan, Clonmel and Castlebar are to close, with 515 military and 25 civilian staff to be relocated.

# barracks - Monday 7 November, 2011

Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today

Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.

# barracks - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure Protest This post contains videos

Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure

Campaigners claim that Columb Barracks in Mullingar brings €8million into the local economy.

# barracks - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Fianna Fáil to table Dáil motion against closure of army barracks

Dept of Defence says no government decisions have been made on the closures, which are reported to include barracks in Cavan, Mullingar, Clonmel, Kilkenny and Castlebar.