890 positions available in recruitment drive for Defence Forces

The Government has announced a major recruitment drive for the Defence Forces.

890 positions are available for general service recruits, apprentices and cadets.

Minister with Responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe says it opens up significant opportunities, across the Army, Air Corps and Naval Service.

9,500 people are currently employed in the Defence Forces.

More in this Section

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to accident that left teenager seriously injured

Children who sexually abuse need more help, says Children's Ombudsman

Counterfeiting in Northern Ireland ‘has grown due to internet’

Newbridge Gardaí ask for help to find missing teenager

Breaking Stories

A tempting taste of what is on offer in Dingle

Too much information? Lindsay Woods on 'sharenting'

Graham Norton: ‘If it was hard work I couldn’t do it’

Saying yes to the dress: Behind the scenes at the royal wedding

More From The Irish Examiner