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
An organisation set up to lobby for better pay and conditions in the Defence Forces is to hold a 24-hour protest outside the Dáil to highlight how army, navy, and air corps personnel get less than €20 for doing 24-hour security duties at military installations.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017