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# Military

Mandatory military service for young people in NI would be 'bonkers', and figures 'don't add up'
This month
May 2024
Group representing Irish military personnel say they 'will not be silenced' by new defence law
Last month
April 2024
'Total mayhem': Four people taken to hospital after British army horses bolt through central London
This year
Changes to retirement age for military personnel come into effect today
Last year
Sweden's bid to join Nato inches forward - but still faces key vote in Turkish parliament
French military maritime surveilance aircraft makes emergency landing in Cork
The Explainer: What's the story with Irish neutrality?
Tom Clonan: How Leopard 2 tanks could give Ukrainian forces a 'dramatic advantage'
Tom Clonan
All time
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into the sea
Defence spending boost confirmed but doubt cast over several key reform proposals
US to fly in baby formula on military contracted planes due to major shortage
EU Commissioner McGuinness calls for ‘mature’ debate on Irish neutrality
Explainer: Why a no-fly zone over Ukraine won't happen, despite Zelenskyy's plea
Tom Clonan: The Kremlin’s war aims are slowly revealing themselves - here's what we know
Tom Clonan
Analysis: Defence Commission report sets out stark reality of Ireland's military incapacity
Report detailing military weaknesses sends clear and 'blunt' message to govt - Coveney
Long-awaited report finds Ireland's Defence Forces in need of 'transformational change'
Defence Forces have been 'under-resourced for a long time', Coveney says
What will next week's Russian manoeuvres off Ireland look like and what's the overall strategy?
No reason to change plans for Russian missile tests 240km off Irish coast, ambassador says
Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Myanmar massacre
UN warns of possible war crimes as Taliban hold tightens around north of Afghanistan
Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
Biden says US war in Afghanistan will end on 31 August
'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
RAF fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft near UK airspace
Covid-19 forces socially distanced celebrations for National Services Day
New Zealand military to control borders after two new cases of Covid-19 confirmed
Simon Coveney criticises WhatsApp messages about lockdown that are spread 'deliberately to cause panic'
Donald Trump officially launches military 'Space Force'
International Criminal Court may investigate British military over war crimes allegations
US soldier arrested for sharing bomb-making instructions and discussing bombing TV station
Call to restore pre-crash allowances to 'stop members of Defence Forces leaving in droves'
At least 35 people killed, including eight-year-old child, in 'brutal' crackdown on protesters in Sudan
Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
US Supreme Court allows for Trump's restrictions on transgender troops to come into effect
This new online game will train military, police and peacekeepers in soft skills
Trump confirms that US military has killed architect of 2000 USS Cole bombing
Luke Ming Flanagan: If we are heading for an EU army what does that mean for Irish neutrality?
Luke Ming Flanagan