The former head social worker for the Defence Forces has said he was ignored repeatedly when he warned Department of Defence officials about increasing poverty levels being endured by serving military personnel and their families.
Tue, 04 Jun, 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 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
A special ceremony will take place today at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, to honour a Victoria Cross winner who pioneered aerial warfare tactics, shooting down 61 enemy planes — making him the fifth most deadly pilot of the First World War.
Fri, 27 Jul, 2018
Fighters from the so-called 'Islamic State' group have killed some 70 civilians in Mosul this week over accusations of collaboration with Iraqi forces pushing into the city to drive them out, the United Nations has said.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2016
A submarine from the Egyptian oil ministry is heading to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804. It will join the search for the cockpit voice-and-flight data recorders, or black boxes, the country’s president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, said.
Mon, 23 May, 2016
On Friday 28th August at 1100pm in Collins Barracks Cork, General Officer Commanding 1 Brigade, Brigadier General Philip Brennan launched the Defence Forces Annual Veterans Day, which took place on Saturday 12th September 2015 in Collins Barracks Cork.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2015
Government cutbacks make it unlikely the Defence Forces and the gardaí could prevent an outbreak of foot- and-mouth, swine flu, or avian flu spreading from the North into the Republic, according to a former senior army officer.
Tue, 05 May, 2015
Leinster’s recent upswing in form may have coincided with the rare absence of an injured Jamie Heaslip from the line-up, but Matt O’Connor clearly isn’t the superstitious type, given his declaration his captain will return against Castres tomorrow.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
Leinster’s recent upswing in form may have coincided with the rare absence of an injured Jamie Heaslip from the line-up, but Matt O’Connor clearly isn’t the superstitious type, given his declaration that his captain will return against Castres tomorrow.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015