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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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# Defence retention crisis
Government retention payment scheme for Naval Service personnel to be extended
As previously reported by The Journal the Naval Service is losing staff and unable to man naval ships at present.
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# Navy
Pop up recruitment centre in Dublin tomorrow for Naval Service to find 200 recruits so ships can go to sea
Minister Coveney has admitted that the Naval Service urgently needs 200 new sailors so that ships can sail from their Cork base.
# haulbowline
Fire in derelict building at Cork naval base extinguished
The fire started around 8:30pm Thursday night in a disused building.
# haulbowline
Fire being fought in derelict building at Naval base in Cork
There is no threat to life.
# parklife
Here's what the €40 million park replacing a toxic dump in Cork will look like
The tip will be turned into a state-of-the-art park.
# LE Eithne
An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission
The LÉ Eithne was previously deployed to the region in 2015.
# refugee crisis
"A source of national pride" - Ireland's LE Róisín sets sail for the Mediterranean
The sixty-person crew will be on a 12 week mission.
# Indaver
The Department of Defence says a naval base could be closed by an incinerator
The incinerator plan has been before An Bord Pleanala this week.
# LE Eithne
The Irish Navy has saved the lives of almost 600 people
the Lé Eithne has been operating in the Mediterranean since last month.
# Defence Forces
LÉ Niamh comes to the aid of capsized boat in Cork Harbour
Two men were found standing on top of upturned craft, and brought back to shore for medical attention.
# parklife
Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park
The East Tip at Haulbowline will get a €40 million clean up.
# Rescue
Man pulled from sea in Cork after being spotted through telescope
The man got into difficulties on the water off Cobh when he was spotted by a person using a telescope a mile away.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…
# haulbowline
Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump
The dump at the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline Island – featuring toxic waste – is to be cleaned up by 2014.