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# defence-minister - Monday 1 September, 2014

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Irish UN peacekeepers be pulled out of Golan Heights?

The Defence Minister has called for a UN review of the mission.

# defence-minister - Sunday 31 August, 2014

I'm not going to pull troops out of Golan before UN review --- Coveney

Irish troops carried out a daring rescue mission of their Filipino colleagues yesterday. The fate of 44 UN peacekeepers from Fiji captured by rebels still remains unknown.

# defence-minister - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Chief whip gets more powers, but the Taoiseach is still 'in every way' the Defence Minister

Many powers over the day-to-day running of the Defence Minister have been delegated to the government chief whip Paul Kehoe following Cabinet approval today.

# defence-minister - Friday 18 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mortifying fail as Portuguese navy tries out its first drone Drone Warfare

# defence-minister - Friday 13 December, 2013

Defence Forces to begin general service recruiting early next year --- Shatter

The new staff will be hired in order to keep the personnel level above the ‘agreed stabilised strength’ of 9,500.

# defence-minister - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Shatter to review troops ahead of Syria deployment

The 115 members of the 43rd Infantary Group will head out to the Golan Heights to take part in a UN mission in the coming days.

# defence-minister - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Egypt military chief warns of collapse of state

The Defence MInister said failure to resolve the situation “could lead to grave repurcussions”.

# defence-minister - Friday 21 October, 2011

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain ETA

No talks with ETA following ceasefire, says Spain

The Basque separatist group ETA announced that it would lay down its arms yesterday – but the Spanish government has ruled out talks.