A former Army private, a rugby international, a martial arts instructor and a one-time IT recruitment consultant are among nine young men who have become the latest additions to the Naval Service officers' ranks.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
A long-running campaign to get a posthumous medal for an IRA Volunteer has finally come to a successful conclusion.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
An Air Corps whistleblower is to take early retirement from the Defence Forces, less than two months after telling the junior defence minister that he had received “continuing and unwarranted treatment” for making protected disclosures on health-and-safety issues.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2019
The Defence Forces, An Post, the HSE, and education bodies are all being encouraged to switch over to using electric cars to reduce carbon emissions and government spending.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
An organisation supporting former members of the Defence Forces is trying to raise extra funds to expand services for homeless ex-servicemen.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
From humble beginnings in the 1960s with a one-man unit, the Naval Service’s diving teams have come into their own and, in today’s world, are involved in numerous operations, not just military but search and rescue.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015