A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Retired soldier Anthony Moore from Kilworth Road, Drimnagh, Dublin 12 claimed that following his deployment to Liberia he began to experience various problems with his health.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
Anthony Moore claims his mental and physical health has suffered greatly a result of taking of Mefloquine Hydrochloride or Lariam
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019
More than a dozen Army Rangers are to be sent to war-torn Mali under a new proposal from Defence Minister Paul Kehoe.
Sun, 09 Jun, 2019
A former soldier has settled his damages action against the State over health problems he claimed he suffered as a result of being prescribed the anti-malaria drug Larium.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
talks to some of those in Direct Provision, who want an end to a ‘devilish’ and ‘evil’ system that leaves them fully dependant on the State.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2019
Many tears of joy and a surprise proposal were among the reactions as the crew of a naval ship returned home just in time for Christmas.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
The US Supreme Court has allowed full enforcement of Donald Trump's travel ban affecting residents of six mostly Muslim countries.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
A Cork soldier who was given the anti-malarial drug, Lariam, for an overseas tour of duty in Chad, has sued the State in the High Court.
Sat, 04 Nov, 2017
Missed call! It was always the ship that passed in the night. When we were
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
There have been reports of scam calls coming from the Liberia +231 prefix.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
A judge in Hawaii has blocked the latest version of the Trump administration travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
Citizens of eight countries, including North Korea and Venezuela, will face new restrictions on entry to the US under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump that will replace his expiring travel ban.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
That US president Donald Trump seems to have been energised by the opprobrium expressed over his ambivalence on racism is another indication of his lack of character.
Tue, 22 Aug, 2017
The Government has donated an extra €9m in funding for areas hit by humanitarian crises across the globe.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Progress has been made but malaria remains a serious threat to the wellbeing of millions of Africans, writeand
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
Teenagers at a North Cork school brought children from Angola, Portugal, Spain, Germany and Austria to Cork City Hall to join pupils from 22 Irish second- level schools as part of the country’s largest model United Nations conference.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2017
A 100-seater auditorium which will be used for training programmes by the Defence Forces has been opened by the army at Collins Barracks, Cork.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
A surge in killing African elephants for ivory has led to the “majestic” animal’s numbers falling by more than 100,000 in a decade, conservationists warned.
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
A surge in killing African elephants for ivory has led to the "majestic" animal's numbers falling by more than 100,000 in a decade, conservationists have warned.
Sun, 25 Sep, 2016
From having a drink to kissing in public, a new app contains all sorts of advice on what to avoid in certain countries,
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
Tue, 31 May, 2016
The knitted chickens that raise thousands each year for cancer research are the result of the concerted efforts of many – but it all started 13 years ago when a Fermoy ICA cancer survivor wanted to give something back.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
ANYONE with eyes to see will know that this can be a shockingly cruel world. They know there are many terrorists and despots who regard others’ lives as cheaply as we regard a late-night yawn.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
The number of child bombers used by the Islamic extremists of Boko Haram has increased 10-fold in a year - with devastating consequences in communities that now see children as threats, Unicef says.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of “blind” terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa, and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war or poverty are being denied a welcome, as European countries squabble over the refugee crisis.
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016
At least 30 people were killed when Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses said.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
Sat, 12 Dec, 2015
Thu, 10 Dec, 2015
A triple suicide bombing at a market on an island in Lake Chad has killed at least 27 people and injured 90 others, a Chad security official said.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Islamic State’s crude interpretation of the Quran has seen it try to justify the actions of followers who have raped young girls and sold them into sex.looks at the mindset that allows it
Wed, 11 Nov, 2015
Thu, 29 Oct, 2015
Ireland moved up one notch to 24th place in the World Economic Forum competitiveness rankings, but the country’s overall debt and the ease of business to access capital is holding it back from performing even better.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Extremists detonated three explosive devices in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, in Nigeria’s north-east.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
Austria said 71 refugees including a baby girl were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 82 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe and scores more were feared dead.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
With many Africans denouncing the International Criminal Court as ‘white man’s justice’, the trial of Chad’s former dictator in Senegal on charges of crimes against humanity offers the continent a chance to show it can hold its leaders to account.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
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 Department of Defence is continuing to prescribe a controversial malaria drug to personnel serving overseas, despite its manufacturers adding yet another health warning to its use.
Tue, 02 Jun, 2015
An investigation of alleged child sex abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic has begun, Paris prosecutors said.
Fri, 08 May, 2015
As Minister for Defence Simon Coveney reviewed 189 troops at Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick, yesterday, prior to their departure for a six-month tour of duty of the Lebanon, it was a bittersweet occasion for the second-in-command of the 47th Infantry group, Comdt Bryan Carley, and his wife Suzie Lacey.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
After carrying out a mass rescue of 200 girls and 93 women from the forest stronghold of an Islamic insurgent group, Nigeria’s military is evacuating the females and plans to check their physical and mental health, an army spokesman has said.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
The Nigerian army said it could not confirm if any of the 300 women and girls freed from a Boko Haram stronghold are the schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
The UN’s human rights chief has said his office has received reports that Boko Haram fighters retreating from advancing military forces in Nigeria murdered women and girls they had taken as “wives”, along with other captives.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015