News - Defence Forces
Local TD calls for urgent measure to address shortage in Defence Forces
He pointed out that in 2019, the number of Defence Force personnel stood at 8,828 but the last count in May indicated there were just 7,764 boots on the ground.Sep 2, 2023 13:20
Garda Inquiry begins into abuse within the Defence Forces
26 complaints have already been received by Gardaí.Apr 5, 2023 07:52
Injured Irish soldier being returned from Lebanon today
'Private Sean Rooney from Dundalk will be laid to rest tomorrow'Dec 21, 2022 08:00
Local TD says improvements in pay for new Defence Forces recruits are evident
The Fianna Fáil TD believe their personnel daily ration allowance, which is currently €4.20, should be raised.Oct 16, 2022 11:36
Spending increase to be presented today is biggest change to military 'in living memory'
Ireland's military spending would increase by almost 50 percent, from €1.1 billion to €1.5 billion a year by 2028.Jul 12, 2022 09:20
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