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# navy - Friday 25 June, 2021

Pop up recruitment centre in Dublin tomorrow for Naval Service to find 200 recruits so ships can go to sea
# Navy
# Navy

Pop up recruitment centre in Dublin tomorrow for Naval Service to find 200 recruits so ships can go to sea

Jun 25th 2021, 6:05 PM 41,140 Views 49 Comments

Minister Coveney has admitted that the Naval Service urgently needs 200 new sailors so that ships can sail from their Cork base.

# navy - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'
# Veterans
# Veterans

'Soldiers come home with addiction problems and PTSD, but there's no real support'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 PM 28,731 Views 22 Comments

More needs to be done to help veterans who previously served in the Defence Forces, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel has said.

# navy - Saturday 8 August, 2020

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel
# Border Force
# Border Force

UK's Home Office asks for Navy's help in dealing with migrants crossing the English Channel

Aug 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,104 Views 40 Comments

The Home Office said more than 130 migrants made it to the UK in 13 boats yesterday.

# navy - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer
# Home Field
From The42
# Home Field

College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer

Jun 2nd 2020, 1:03 PM 4,712 Views 3 Comments

Navy and Notre Dame hope to open their season in the US instead.

# navy - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

College football organisers say they will wait until June for decision on Dublin fixture From The42

College football organisers say they will wait until June for decision on Dublin fixture

Apr 29th 2020, 2:35 PM 3,867 Views 8 Comments

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.

# navy - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Three US Navy videos of UFOs have been published by the Pentagon
# UFO
# UFO

Three US Navy videos of UFOs have been published by the Pentagon

Apr 28th 2020, 3:25 PM 53,523 Views 64 Comments

The videos were taken in 2004 and 2015, and are still deemed “unidentified”.

# navy - Friday 24 January, 2020

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman
# Willie Whelan
# Willie Whelan

Divers recover body in search for missing Wexford fisherman

Jan 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 16,587 Views 4 Comments

The recovery operation began at 10am today.

# navy - Friday 3 January, 2020

Australian PM Scott Morrison: 'I understand wildfire victims' anger'
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

Australian PM Scott Morrison: 'I understand wildfire victims' anger'

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 12:34 PM 30,690 Views 39 Comments

Thousands have already fled at-risk coastal areas in Australia, creating traffic gridlock in places.

# navy - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Defence Forces Chief: 'Some great people are making the choice to leave the organisation'
# Retention Crisis
# Retention Crisis

Defence Forces Chief: 'Some great people are making the choice to leave the organisation'

Sep 24th 2019, 2:50 PM 8,755 Views 28 Comments

Mark Mellett said he believes the organisation’s challenges will get worse before they get better.

# navy - Monday 23 September, 2019

Defence Forces officers vote to accept €10m allowance proposals
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Defence Forces officers vote to accept €10m allowance proposals

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 5:10 PM 19,545 Views 62 Comments

The government has said the changes would make Irish military careers more attractive.

# navy - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

French fishing vessel detained off Cork coast for alleged breach of fishing regulations

Aug 28th 2019, 9:21 PM 14,231 Views 18 Comments

The vessel is the 9th to be seized so far this year off Irish waters.

# navy - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Taoiseach has ‘absolute confidence’ in Kehoe after navy ship claims
# Navy Ships
# Navy Ships

Taoiseach has ‘absolute confidence’ in Kehoe after navy ship claims

Jul 10th 2019, 5:29 PM 20,313 Views 38 Comments

Kehoe became embroiled in confusion over the weekend when he said two vessels were docked for maintenance reasons and not for staff shortages.

# navy - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Military Porpoises: Why dolphins, whales and sea lions have been trained by foreign military since the 1950s
# Navy SEALS
# Navy SEALS

Military Porpoises: Why dolphins, whales and sea lions have been trained by foreign military since the 1950s

May 4th 2019, 10:00 PM 17,556 Views 12 Comments

Dolphins possess sophisticated sonar which helps them detect mines on the ocean floor.

# navy - Monday 1 April, 2019

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

Decision to end migrant rescue operation labelled 'outrageous abdication of responsibilities'

Apr 1st 2019, 9:42 AM 16,577 Views 14 Comments

The EU is winding down Operation Sophia amid pressure from Italy and other countries.

# navy - Sunday 25 November, 2018

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships
# Sea Of Azov
# Sea Of Azov

'Unleashing conflict': Ukraine says Russia opened fire on navy ships

Nov 25th 2018, 7:34 PM 15,192 Views 73 Comments

At least one serviceman was reportedly injured.

# navy - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared
# ARA San Juan
# ARA San Juan

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared

Nov 17th 2018, 1:28 PM 25,690 Views 7 Comments

“Can you imagine? There were 44 boys who were alive when they got on the submarine.”

# navy - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Five US College Football games set for Dublin as organisers expect €250 million boost to economy
# College Ball
From The42
# College Ball

Five US College Football games set for Dublin as organisers expect €250 million boost to economy

Oct 25th 2018, 11:34 AM 43,088 Views 26 Comments

Navy v Notre Dame will be the first of the five-game series to run between 2020 and 2024.

# navy - Sunday 26 August, 2018

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
# From Navy To Senate
# From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,832 Views 21 Comments

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

# navy - Friday 6 July, 2018

No rescue attempt tonight as Thai boys 'aren't ready' to dive out of cave complex
# Thai Football Team
# Thai Football Team

No rescue attempt tonight as Thai boys 'aren't ready' to dive out of cave complex

Jul 6th 2018, 7:42 PM 32,682 Views 24 Comments

Heavy rain is on the way for northern Thailand, putting rescuers under pressure to get the boys out in the next few days.

# navy - Monday 26 March, 2018

Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'

Mar 26th 2018, 3:30 PM 60,686 Views 88 Comments

The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.

# navy - Saturday 24 March, 2018

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash
# Tuskar Rock Crash

50 years on, mystery still surrounds Ireland's worst ever air crash

Mar 24th 2018, 11:30 AM 31,845 Views 50 Comments

The aircraft went down into the sea just off Tuskar Rock, killing all 61 passengers and crew.

# navy - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns
# A New Dawn
# A New Dawn

Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns

Jan 21st 2018, 4:24 PM 19,349 Views 47 Comments

Almost 14,000 men and women applied to join the Defence Forces in 2017.

# navy - Friday 1 December, 2017

'We are in the middle of a tragedy': Argentina gives up search for 44 missing sailors
# Submarine
# Submarine

'We are in the middle of a tragedy': Argentina gives up search for 44 missing sailors

Dec 1st 2017, 10:36 AM 11,748 Views 16 Comments

“The atmosphere in the navy is absolute consternation, anguish and pain,” a senior naval officer said.

# navy - Friday 24 November, 2017

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine
# Argentina
# Argentina

Relatives angry as 'explosion' dashes hopes for missing 44 on board submarine

Nov 24th 2017, 7:28 AM 15,275 Views 8 Comments

Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.

# navy - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Argentine navy says 'explosion' detected in search for missing submarine

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:42 PM 22,407 Views 25 Comments

The 44 crew members now missing for a week.

# navy - Monday 20 November, 2017

Hope for the lives of missing submarine crew after Argentine Navy picks up 'noises'
# Argentina
# Argentina

Hope for the lives of missing submarine crew after Argentine Navy picks up 'noises'

Nov 20th 2017, 9:35 PM 27,412 Views 19 Comments

There are 44 crew members on board the missing submarine.

# navy - Friday 27 October, 2017

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
# Pacific Ocean
# Pacific Ocean

US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea

Oct 27th 2017, 10:12 AM 34,916 Views 32 Comments

Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.

# navy - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years

Oct 3rd 2017, 9:15 AM 27,620 Views 75 Comments

Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.

# navy - Thursday 28 September, 2017

On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign
# Military
# Military

On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign

Sep 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,106 Views 28 Comments

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.

# navy - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
# Military Hardware
# Military Hardware

Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London

Sep 13th 2017, 4:15 PM 26,047 Views 84 Comments

The LÉ Samuel Beckett sailed from Cork to be at the event.

# navy - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants
# Tripoli
# Tripoli

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

Aug 31st 2017, 10:52 PM 12,940 Views 112 Comments

Those rescued are receiving food, water and medical treatment as required.

# navy - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning
# Lé William Butler Yeats
# Lé William Butler Yeats

The Irish navy rescued 149 migrants on a rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean this morning

Aug 10th 2017, 3:21 PM 13,111 Views 139 Comments

The people now aboard the ship are receiving food, water and medical treatment.

# navy - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast
# Rescued
# Rescued

Irish Navy rescues over 700 people off Libyan coast

Jun 17th 2017, 6:36 PM 11,294 Views 66 Comments

A baby girl was born on the LE Eithne.

# navy - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission
# LE Eithne
# LE Eithne

An Irish Naval vessel is heading to the Mediterranean for our seventh migrant rescue mission

May 23rd 2017, 6:30 AM 12,338 Views 87 Comments

The LÉ Eithne was previously deployed to the region in 2015.

# navy - Sunday 19 March, 2017

The number of sexual assaults reported at US army and navy academies is on the rise
# Take Accountability
# Take Accountability

The number of sexual assaults reported at US army and navy academies is on the rise

Mar 19th 2017, 7:45 AM 9,219 Views 8 Comments

Vice Admiral Ted Carter said that “this kind of toxic behaviour cannot be tolerated”.

# navy - Monday 27 February, 2017

Sean Spicer's denials left looking thin as Trump's choice for top Navy job steps aside
# Fake News?
# Fake News?

Sean Spicer's denials left looking thin as Trump's choice for top Navy job steps aside

Feb 27th 2017, 1:17 PM 29,888 Views 30 Comments

Philip Bilden will not be becoming secretary of the US Navy.

# navy - Friday 24 February, 2017

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale
# Sale The Seas
# Sale The Seas

After 36 years of service the LÉ Aisling has gone up for sale

Feb 24th 2017, 8:51 PM 24,865 Views 67 Comments

The vessel has a long and distinguished service record.

# navy - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Irish Navy rescues fisherman suffering serious chest pains 225 miles from coast
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

Irish Navy rescues fisherman suffering serious chest pains 225 miles from coast

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:35 AM 11,365 Views 4 Comments

The Navy responded to a distress call last night.

# navy - Monday 19 December, 2016

These Irish sailors made the most joyous Christmas lip-sync video for charity
# The Lads
From The Daily Edge
# The Lads

These Irish sailors made the most joyous Christmas lip-sync video for charity

Dec 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 2,521 Views 1 Comment

Go on the lads.

# navy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Two men washed up on uninhabited Pacific island saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand
# Cast Away
# Cast Away

Two men washed up on uninhabited Pacific island saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand

Aug 27th 2016, 3:02 PM 48,133 Views 28 Comments

The men were stranded for about 8 days.

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