Fri, 03 Jul, 2020
Thu, 18 Jun, 2020
Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Officers are sleeping in barracks in rooms where there are rat and mice droppings and when they can't avail of limited living-in accommodation they're forced to travel long distances to postings or pay exorbitant rents.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
Des Bishop got to grips with a Lamborghini Huracan today, along with five-year-old Harrison Clark, five-year-old Belle Walshe and Cannonball founder Alan Bannon to announce that the Irish Cancer Society will be the official charity partner for Cannonball 2019.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
The Government has been accused of running down the Defence Forces to such an extent that if there was a major security crisis, the country has been left “woefully unprepared, dramatically undefended, and shamefully exposed.”
Mon, 06 May, 2019
Retired Lieut Col Dan Harvey said the Defence Forces is "broken" and "in crisis" with "morale at an all-time low," because they are "overlooked and undervalued, overworked, underpaid, over-stretched and undermanned."
Sun, 05 May, 2019
A whistleblower has criticised the Government’s handling of allegations of health and safety management in the Air Corps, claiming that staff exposure to toxic chemicals has caused the deaths and chronic illnesses suffered by members and their families.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Public condemnation of the Irish Cancer Society for scrapping a financial hardship scheme for cancer patients led Health Minister Leo Varadkar to urge people to continue supporting the charity.
Sun, 17 Jan, 2016
It was not meant to be a recruiting drive but it was little wonder the sight of both the defence minister and chief of staff of the Defence Forces led to scores of national schoolchildren pledging to join up when age permits.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Proud families gathered on the quayside yesterday to welcome home the crew of LÉ Niamh, who apart from rescuing migrants, assisted in the birth of one and the double resuscitation of an infant who nearly drowned.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015