Thu, 06 Oct, 2016
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Tue, 04 Oct, 2016
The organisation which represents rank and file members of the Defence Forces is refusing to sign up to the Lansdowne Agreement on public service pay until the Government reverses its decision to cut the wages of new entrants to the military by 10%.
Tue, 01 Sep, 2015
An independent investigation has been ordered by Defence Minister Simon Coveney into allegations that some Air Corps inspectors are not qualified to certify the repairs and modifications carried out on the force’s aircraft.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
For the first time in its history, the organisation which represents lower ranks in the Defence Forces has taken the unusual step of delivering a petition to the minister for defence over a decision to dismiss personnel in their 40s from the services.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
The organisation representing rank-and-file members of the Naval Service has confirmed it is seeking legal advice on how the authorities will provide long-term healthcare for seamen following their prolonged exposure to potentially lethal asbestos dust.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
It’s been claimed that due to a raft of cuts, the military can’t defend the security of the State to the same extent it did five years ago and would be under pressure to cope if the threat from subversives increases.
Thu, 04 Oct, 2012
TRADE unions and associations representing more than 100,000 public servants have reacted angrily to an alleged attempt to gag the military and prevent it from joining with an alliance fighting pay cuts proposed by the McCarthy report.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2009