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# navy - Sunday 25 November, 2018

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

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

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

# navy - Thursday 25 October, 2018

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

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.

# navy - Sunday 26 August, 2018

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

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

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'

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# navy - Friday 1 December, 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.

# navy - Friday 24 November, 2017

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

Relatives reacted with anger as the news emerged.

# navy - Thursday 23 November, 2017

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# navy - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

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.

# navy - Thursday 28 September, 2017

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.

# navy - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

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.

# navy - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Irish Navy helps rescue over 200 migrants

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Navy responded to a distress call last night.

# navy - Monday 19 December, 2016

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

# navy - Saturday 27 August, 2016

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

The men were stranded for about 8 days.

# navy - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide

James Derek Lovelace was dunked at least twice by an instructor while struggling to tread water in full gear.

# navy - Friday 1 July, 2016

US military ends ban on transgender troops

The thousands of transgender people who serve in the military have previously been forced to hide their gender identity.

# navy - Thursday 26 May, 2016

100 people feared dead after shipwreck off Libya

Around 50 people have been resecued from the water.

# navy - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Irish ships in the Mediterranean rescued almost 9,000 migrants in 2015

Both Ireland’s maritime Defence Forces and its Coast Guard have had a year to remember.

# navy - Saturday 15 August, 2015

More than 40 people suffocated in hold of migrant boat

The boat which was intercepted off the Italian coast was carrying around 300 people.

# navy - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

LÉ Niamh leads search for survivors of capsized migrant boat as 25 confirmed dead

It’s believed that up to 600 people were on board the stricken vessel.

# navy - Saturday 7 March, 2015

Got what it takes? The Irish Naval Service is looking for 80 new recruits

Interested? You’ve three weeks to get an application in.

# navy - Friday 20 February, 2015

We gave them a ship ... but some people in Malta aren't AT ALL happy about it

Ireland donated the former LÉ Aoife to help tackle the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean. But the gesture’s getting a mixed response from the Maltese.

# navy - Thursday 19 February, 2015

We've just given Malta a naval ship, instead of selling it

It’s all in a good cause, mind.

# navy - Sunday 1 February, 2015

For one last time, you can check out this Irish navy ship that’s travelled around the globe

LÉ Aoife navy ship, which has been in service for the last 35 years, was decommissioned yesterday.

# navy - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Body of man who fell into River Nore recovered by naval divers

The man fell into the river early Sunday morning when he was walking with friends.

# navy - Friday 2 January, 2015

Remember when Ming asked for an aircraft carrier? He’s told us why

It was all about Ireland’s neutrality, you see.

# navy - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy

The DF has recently encouraged more women to join its ranks.

# navy - Friday 28 November, 2014

There are four Russian warships in the English Channel, but it’s all grand

They’re just on exercises according to the Russian military.

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