Ken Foxe’s report that the State is insisting that the Government of Ireland logo be used in promotional material for Óglaigh na hÉireann is very worrying ‘Army told to include State logo on promo material’ (Irish Examiner, November 1).
The Department of Defence is “out of touch with the retention crisis” in the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps, it has been claimed, as a leaked military report shows it is failing to achieve the number, or calibre, of new recruits needed to fill gaps.
NEXT weekend three Irish teams play three English teams in the European Champions’ Cup. Ulster travel to London to play Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop, Leinster go to Sandy Park to play the Exeter Chiefs and Munster will again welcome Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park.
A damning report on the Defence Forces found poor pay, lack of expertise, exhaustion, and Hotel Rwanda-style barracks have led to an exodus, leaving the Army, Naval Service, and Air Corps almost dysfunctional.
Analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible for the deadly assault, France's foreign minister has said.
Lee Corso didn’t make the journey to Dublin this time but the veteran ESPN analyst could hardly contain himself on TV when he was asked for his memories of the original ‘Emerald Isle Classic’, played in a very different Lansdowne Road, back in 1988.
Lee Corso didn’t make the journey to Dublin this time but the veteran ESPN analyst could hardly contain himself on TV this week when he was asked for his memories of the original ‘Emerald Isle Classic’, played in a very different Lansdowne Road, back in 1988,.