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# Navy

This year
In pictures: Notre Dame rout Navy in Aviva college football clash
Dublin’s College Football Classic was won easily by the side that call themselves the Fighting Irish.
In pictures: Notre Dame rout Navy in Aviva college football clash
Dublin’s College Football Classic was won easily by the side that call themselves the Fighting Irish.
Two new Irish Naval vessels to arrive into Cork Harbour tomorrow
The Lake class boats were sold by the New Zealand Government to the Irish State for €26m.
Last year
Department issues warning over 'serious safety risks' posed by Russian missile tests
The Department of Transport has warned all seafarers about the Russian military exercises due to take place next week.
All time
Defence Forces told it must hand back millions in unspent budget, Government confirms
Up to €20 million could be returned to the exchequer.
Notre Dame to host Navy at Aviva Stadium in 2023 College Football season opener
The game is scheduled for the Lansdowne Road venue on Saturday, 26 August 2023.
PDFORRA: Rule forcing premature retirement of experienced soldiers makes 'no logical sense'
The annual conference of PDFORRA, which represents 6,500 military members, is taking place in Killarney.
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.
'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.
UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.
College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer
Navy and Notre Dame hope to open their season in the US instead.
College football organisers say they will wait until June for decision on Dublin fixture
Organisers of the Aer Lingus Classic, set for August, say the game does not need a license and so is not subject to the government’s 5,000-person limit on gatherings.
Three US Navy videos of UFOs have been published by the Pentagon
The videos were taken in 2004 and 2015, and are still deemed “unidentified”.
Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman
The recovery operation began at 10am today.
Australian PM Scott Morrison: 'I understand wildfire victims' anger'
Thousands have already fled at-risk coastal areas in Australia, creating traffic gridlock in places.
Defence Forces Chief: 'Some great people are making the choice to leave the organisation'
Mark Mellett said he believes the organisation’s challenges will get worse before they get better.
Defence Forces officers vote to accept €10m allowance proposals
The government has said the changes would make Irish military careers more attractive.
French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
The vessel is the 9th to be seized so far this year off Irish waters.
Taoiseach has ‘absolute confidence’ in Kehoe after navy ship claims
Kehoe became embroiled in confusion over the weekend when he said two vessels were docked for maintenance reasons and not for staff shortages.
Military Porpoises: Why dolphins, whales and sea lions have been trained by foreign military since the 1950s
Dolphins possess sophisticated sonar which helps them detect mines on the ocean floor.
Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.
'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships
At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.
Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared
“Can you imagine? There were 44 boys who were alive when they got on the submarine.”
Five US College Football games set for Dublin as organisers expect €250 million boost to economy
Navy v Notre Dame will be the first of the five-game series to run between 2020 and 2024.
How John McCain became a titan of US politics
His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.
No rescue attempt tonight as Thai boys 'aren't ready' to dive out of cave complex
Heavy rain is on the way for northern Thailand, putting rescuers under pressure to get the boys out in the next few days.
Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'
The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.
50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash
The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.
Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns
Almost 14,000 men and women applied to join the Defence Forces in 2017.
'We are in the middle of a tragedy': Argentina gives up search for 44 missing sailors
“The atmosphere in the navy is absolute consternation, anguish and pain,” a senior naval officer said.
Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine
Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.
Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine
The 44 crew members now missing for a week.
Hope for the lives of missing submarine crew after Argentine Navy picks up 'noises'
There are 44 crew members on board the missing submarine.
US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.
Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years
Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.
On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign
Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.
Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.
Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants
Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.
The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.
Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast
A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.