Drugs are flowing into the country as our borders can’t be properly patrolled. It is one of the myriad ways we are suffering due to the under-resourced Defence Forces, writes Defence Correspondent
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
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
Officers in the Defence Forces feel betrayed by their employers, because military personnel were left out of “side deals” given to gardaí, prison officers, and firefighters as part of the latest Lansdowne Road pay agreements.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
There were heartbreaking scenes as the young son of champion jockey John Thomas McNamara asked angels to look after his dad, who passed away last Tuesday from injuries sustained three years ago, in a horror fall at Cheltenham.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
When Christine Buckley’s older son, Darragh, came home from school one day, fresh from a teasing about his afro hair and frustrated that he didn’t look like everyone else, she told him never to be afraid of standing out from the crowd.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
A jury in the Central Criminal Court has been hearing that the lethal toxin Ricin was found in the prison cell of a former Las Vegas poker dealer accused of conspiring with a Clare woman to kill her partner and his two sons.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2008