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Last week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
President signs controversial Defence legislation into law following Council of State meeting
The statement went onto say that his decision to make the legislation law does not close off an avenue to challenge the Defence Amendment Act in court.
Last month
June 2024
Military group accuses Tánaiste of ignoring Defence Bill concerns and causing low morale
This year
2024
Tánaiste to raise concerns with Lebanese officials over progress in Pte Sean Rooney murder case
'Reluctance' by Irish soldiers to serve in EU Battlegroup mission due to low pay
High Court rules order banning military from protest against defence cuts was unconstitutional
Group representing Irish military personnel say they 'will not be silenced' by new defence law
Military groups attack proposed 'draconian' Bill that will halt them criticising Government
Last year
2023
Tánaiste defends Defence spending, rejects 'knee-jerk' calls for military resources
Rank and file defence group gives 'cautious' welcome for military medical care scheme
Ex-Ombudsman: Military monitoring group may have been shelved by Government to save money in 2018
Filling the ever increasing gaps - inside the Defence Forces retention crisis
'Not enough being done' to implement key recommendations in landmark Defence report
All time
'Ludicrous': Govt departments at loggerheads as date for forced retirement of sergeants looms
Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists
Ex IBM manager: Pay, political neglect and public indifference all to blame for cyber failings
Government retention payment scheme for Naval Service personnel to be extended
Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
Coveney okays associate membership of ICTU for armed forces ahead of pay talks
Group representing Irish military officers claims membership 'fearful' of Commission report
Expense of citizenship 'stopping some Defence Force members from serving on UN missions'
PDFORRA: Rule forcing premature retirement of experienced soldiers makes 'no logical sense'
Women of Honour scandal among topics on agenda at PDFORRA conference
Defence Forces finally fill psychiatrist role after nearly two-year long vacancy
Irish Naval sailors forced to sleep on ships due to lack of accommodation, TDs told
Defence Forces representative group brings legal challenge against State over allowances
'Our members deserve better': Concern over failure to fill Defence Forces psychiatrist role after no-one applies for job
Union membership for soldiers should be considered, finds review
Error in selection process leads Defence Forces to withdraw employment offer from four new recruits
'Exposure to infectious diseases deeply worrying': Soldiers forced to bed down close to needles in Phoenix Park
'Morale is on the floor': Defence Forces to be paid just €47.59 per day for extra work during Pope visit
Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'
Irish soldiers who served in the Mediterranean to receive extra €15 a day
Union says it's unlikely soldiers will fill in for gardaí during strike
LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission
Fleet-wide check under way after asbestos found on Naval ships
Legal advice sought after dozens potentially exposed to asbestos on Irish naval ship
'Forced to avail of the Dole': 120 Navy and Army personnel to be made redundant
Defence Force personnel want an end to 21-year service limit
Government criticised over Defence Force allowances and Ombudsman downgrade