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 double All-Ireland hurling winner who recently took command of the Army’s 1 Brigade at Collins Barracks, Cork, has been appointed Defence Forces deputy chief of staff.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
The new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces is Major General Conor O’Boyle.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
Army creche facilities may lure more women into the Defence Forces, the Dáil heard today.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2008
Thirty-one cadets are graduating from the Defence Forces Training Centre in Kildare today.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2008
Several thousand people lined Dublin’s O’Connell Street today as Taoiseach Bertie Ahern and President Mary McAleese led commemorations to mark the 91st anniversary of the Easter Rising.
Sun, 08 Apr, 2007
An Irish soldier was killed today in an off-road traffic accident at the Defence Forces Training Centre at the Curragh in Co Kildare.
Thu, 30 Jun, 2005
An expert Irish defence forces team is to be deployed to the region devastated by the Asian tsunami next week, it was confirmed today.
Fri, 14 Jan, 2005
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