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#Irish Air Corps

# irish-air-corps - Friday 26 November, 2021

Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft
# Kabul Rescue
# Kabul Rescue

Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft

Fri 12:05 AM 41,777 Views 57 Comments
  • Questions have been raised about the need for heavy lift aircraft for the Irish Air Corps.

# irish-air-corps - Monday 17 May, 2021

US Navy Helicopter spotted over Cliffs of Moher at weekend was on mercy mission, officials say
# Mercy Mission
# Mercy Mission

US Navy Helicopter spotted over Cliffs of Moher at weekend was on mercy mission, officials say

May 17th 2021, 6:17 PM 87,110 Views 54 Comments

The US helicopter was taking a bereaved crew member to catch a flight back to the US following the death of a family member.

# irish-air-corps - Saturday 20 February, 2021

First Covid-19 vaccines delivered to islands by Defence Forces
# Vaccine Delivery
# Vaccine Delivery

First Covid-19 vaccines delivered to islands by Defence Forces

Feb 20th 2021, 7:47 AM 22,743 Views 32 Comments

The delivery of vaccines was made following a request from the HSE.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 26 March, 2020

'Everyone has been told to get a bag ready' - Shels defender on stand-by to be deployed by the Army
# Ready And Waiting
From The42
# Ready And Waiting

'Everyone has been told to get a bag ready' - Shels defender on stand-by to be deployed by the Army

Mar 26th 2020, 9:40 PM 47,383 Views 4 Comments

Aidan Friel is a member of the Irish Defence Forces while also playing League of Ireland football.

# irish-air-corps - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Over 40% of air ambulance missions completed at Galway Hospital last year
# Emergency Assistance
# Emergency Assistance

Over 40% of air ambulance missions completed at Galway Hospital last year

Jan 1st 2019, 7:45 AM 8,466 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corps provides Emergency Aeromedical Support – a medical service for seriously ill patients – to the HSE.

# irish-air-corps - Friday 10 March, 2017

The other whistleblowers: Looking at the human cost of the Air Corps chemical scandal
# Irish Air Corps
# Irish Air Corps

The other whistleblowers: Looking at the human cost of the Air Corps chemical scandal

Mar 10th 2017, 12:01 AM 26,805 Views 56 Comments

More Air Corps members are expected to launch legal action against the State.

# irish-air-corps - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

The Irish Air Corps captured these great aerial images of Dublin today
# Bird's Eye View
# Bird's Eye View

The Irish Air Corps captured these great aerial images of Dublin today

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:34 PM 32,634 Views 29 Comments

The capital was looking well.

# irish-air-corps - Monday 14 September, 2015

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast
# Clifden
# Clifden

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast

Sep 14th 2015, 9:31 PM 25,767 Views 18 Comments

Not a bad day at the office.

# irish-air-corps - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display
# Love Is In The Air
# Love Is In The Air

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 35,439 Views 33 Comments

An estimated 80,000 people are expected to turn up at Bray seafront this afternoon.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Jul 16th 2015, 8:02 PM 14,112 Views 53 Comments

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

# irish-air-corps - Monday 30 March, 2015

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off

Mar 30th 2015, 8:45 PM 30,177 Views 111 Comments

The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.

# irish-air-corps - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening
# Santa's Sleigh
From The Daily Edge
# Santa's Sleigh

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening

Dec 24th 2014, 11:29 AM 3,320 Views 0 Comments

Important advice for any parents of little ones.

# irish-air-corps - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Flying high... here's Croke Park before today's All-Ireland excitement
# Calm Before The Storm
# Calm Before The Storm

Flying high... here's Croke Park before today's All-Ireland excitement

Sep 21st 2014, 5:25 PM 15,104 Views 15 Comments

Lovely.

# irish-air-corps - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Irish Air Corps take stunning photos of Sligo from the air
# Best View
# Best View

Irish Air Corps take stunning photos of Sligo from the air

Apr 26th 2014, 12:15 PM 26,461 Views 78 Comments

They’ve done it again. The Irish Air Corps have captured more spectacular photographs of Ireland at its best.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 17 April, 2014

The Air Corps took these photographs of Dublin by air and they're stunning
# Fair City
# Fair City

The Air Corps took these photographs of Dublin by air and they're stunning

Apr 17th 2014, 8:11 PM 66,181 Views 83 Comments

It’s not bad looking, all the same.

# irish-air-corps - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

Apr 5th 2014, 2:40 PM 38,865 Views 68 Comments

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

# irish-air-corps - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital

Jun 23rd 2013, 7:45 AM 14,985 Views 39 Comments

With no helipad at the only level-one trauma centre in the country, helicopters have been forced to land on sports pitches near to Cork University Hospital.

# irish-air-corps - Monday 24 December, 2012

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,529 Views 15 Comments

Our Defence Forces had a busy year. Here are some of the great pictures they took during it.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Government to sell 32-year-old plane... which might not fly any more
# Nyeewwwww!
# Nyeewwwww!

Government to sell 32-year-old plane... which might not fly any more

Apr 19th 2012, 6:50 PM 11,287 Views 46 Comments

The government is seeking tenders to sell off a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 – with “no warranty” on its condition.

# irish-air-corps - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Meadhbh McGivern 'doing quite well' as she returns to Ireland
# Meadhbh McGivern
# Meadhbh McGivern

Meadhbh McGivern 'doing quite well' as she returns to Ireland

Oct 11th 2011, 7:59 AM 446 Views 4 Comments

The teenager whose case sparked controversy earlier this summer when she missed out on a life-saving liver transplant is now recovering from the op in a Dublin hospital.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Irish Air Corps suspends six helicopters after Brazilian crash
# Suspended
# Suspended

Irish Air Corps suspends six helicopters after Brazilian crash

Aug 25th 2011, 10:05 PM 1,495 Views 6 Comments

Four people were killed in a crash involved an AW 139 off the coast of Brazil last Friday, prompting the manufacturer to issue a precautionary notice about the aircraft.

# irish-air-corps - Monday 4 July, 2011

Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op
# Missed Op
# Missed Op

Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op

Jul 4th 2011, 1:23 PM 1,031 Views 12 Comments

Confusion still surrounds sequence of events that left 14-year-old patient without timely transportation to London for liver transplant surgery on Saturday.

# irish-air-corps - Friday 25 February, 2011

Some Irish nationals evacuated from Libya but 27 still remain
# Libya
# Libya

Some Irish nationals evacuated from Libya but 27 still remain

Feb 25th 2011, 6:12 PM 878 Views 0 Comments

The consular assistance team that had been on the ground in Tripoli has now left the country for the night.

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 24 February, 2011

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya

Feb 24th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,349 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs will attempt to put a crisis management team including the Irish Ambassador to Italy on the ground in Tripoli today.

# irish-air-corps - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

# irish-air-corps - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet

Dec 23rd 2010, 6:50 PM 1,434 Views 0 Comments

At least those who need it most are getting off the ground – the Air Corps runs two air ambulances within an hour.