A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Wed, 08 Apr, 2020
It was routine in the end as Wexford cruised to a comfortable 21-point victory over a disappointing Carlow, claiming a quarter-final spot at Wexford Park.
Sun, 01 Mar, 2020
At the third time of asking, Tipperary recorded their first win of the Allianz Hurling League as they put Westmeath to the sword at Semple Stadium.
Sun, 23 Feb, 2020
Cork manager Kieran Kingston has also made four changes, with Eoin Cadogan selected at full-back.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
The count in Wexford has completed with the election of Independent Verona Murphy on the eleventh count.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
A long day’s journey into night on Saturday, with Cork and Tipperary serving up an entertaining tussle that felt for a while as though it might never end.
Sun, 02 Feb, 2020
Minister with Responsibility for Defence Paul Kehoe is being targeted by former members of the Defence Forces who are trying to encourage voters in the forthcoming General Election not to vote for him.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2020
DCU Dóchas Éireann qualified for the Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals after they overcome the stubborn resistance of their Maynooth University hosts on Sunday.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
Wing-back Paudie Foley was the hero for Wexford as he landed a point in the fourth minute of injury-time to capture the Walsh Cup at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.
Sat, 18 Jan, 2020
In the wake of controversies at county level, Kilmacud Crokes member and senior investment banker, Joan Kehoe, says grassroots GAA needs governance reform, writes.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2019
A Joe Halligan goal proved the difference as Westmeath defeated Wexford in Saturday's Bord na Mona O’Byrne Cup senior football opening round tie at St. Patrick’s Park, Enniscorthy.
Sun, 08 Dec, 2019
The Defence Forces’ training camp in the Curragh features “bad sanitary conditions” and is "not fit for anybody”, members of an Oireachtas Committee claim.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
The State is in the final stages of purchasing Aerfort Na Minna in Connemara in order to secure long-term connectivity to the Aran Islands.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
Club Players Association (CPA) executive member Liam Griffin claims the body was “never welcomed” by the GAA.
Wed, 20 Nov, 2019
Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra Rathmore recorded their second win in the Corm Uí Mhuirí Group B when they proved too strong for HS Clonmel at Pairc Uí Caoimh this afternoon.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
While pay and conditions will dominate PDForra’s annual conference, so too will overburdening stress within the ranks of the Defence Forces caused by manpower shortages.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2019
Junior Defence Minister Paul Kehoe has refused to rule out using a veto to prevent the association representing enlisted personnel, PDForra, from becoming affiliated to ICTU.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
A woman who rammed her boyfriend’s car and also produced a scissors in the course of a domestic dispute has been fined €500.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
The association representing the country’s frontline Defence Forces has sought affiliation with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu) so it can be involved collectively in national pay talks.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
The outstanding Tramore course once again proved a happy hunting ground for Limerick Golf Club over the weekend when they pulled off a highly impressive double in the Munster finals of the AIG Irish Senior Cup-Barton Shield and so qualified for the national finals to take place at Westport on September 20-22.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
A former senior army officer has claimed that civilian officials in the Department of Defence are interfering with operational issues, which should only be a matter for the Defence Forces.
Wed, 21 Aug, 2019
Defence Minister Paul Kehoe has been criticised as being “asleep at the wheel” after admitting he was not “briefed in advance” over the Navy staff shortages “fiasco”, which led to two vessels being docked.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
In the real world, our defences are adequate for about as long as we are lucky enough to be left alone, writes
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
The junior defence minister has refused to say when Air Corps technicians were first trained to use respirators for working with toxic chemicals.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
The ‘Irish Examiner’ reported this week on the proposed options for a more liberalised, health-based approach to dealing with people caught with small amounts of drugs.
Sat, 27 Jul, 2019
A judge has ordered the arrest of a man after he failed to appear in court over a drunken attack on Dublin Airport workers who stopped him chasing his flight as it was getting ready to take off.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
It comes after two decorated former senior Naval Service officers called for Mr Kehoe's resignation over an on-going recruitment and retention crisis in the Defence Forces which has had a knock-on impact on ships going to sea.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Two decorated former senior Naval Service officers have called on Paul Kehoe, the junior defence minister, to resign.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
The joint Oireachtas committee on foreign affairs and defence has been urged to visit Naval Service headquarters to investigate for itself how bad manpower levels are.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence has been urged to visit Naval Service headquarters to investigate for itself how bad manpower levels are.
Mon, 08 Jul, 2019
A pay review is to be undertaken in the next three months aimed at addressing the exodus of highly trained engineers and technicians in the Defence Forces, especially in the Naval Service.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
A €10 million package to increase allowances for members of the Defence Forces does not go far enough to stem the exodus of soldiers leaving the army, according to Fianna Fáil.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
“Minister Kehoe is constantly at pains to point out how safety, health and well-being of Air Corps personnel are of primary concern but his lack of action shows he doesn't give a damn."
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
It is “baffling” that Defence Forces personnel are still being prescribed with anti-malarial drug Lariam, while the State faces dozens of personal injury claims due to alleged side effects of the medicine, the Dáil has heard.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
The Minister of State for Defence has been accused of being “in a bunker of denial” when it comes to the hardships endured by members of the Defence Forces.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
The Government has earmarked up to €9m to fund an accommodation block for naval personnel stationed at Haulbowline.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2019
The Defence Forces are carrying out an investigation into claims that a number of its personnel were denied their constitutional right to vote in the local or European elections, because they didn't receive postal votes in time.
Thu, 30 May, 2019
The former deputy commander of the elite Irish special forces says the Minister with responsibility for Defence and his senior civil servants should resign because they are running the country's military into the ground.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
A domestic dispute spiralled “out of control” leading to a woman repeatedly ramming her boyfriend’s car, with him jumping onto the bonnet of the moving vehicle to avoid serious injury.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Members of the country's Reserve Defence Forces (RDF) are being paid on average 18% less than the rates being given to their counterparts in the regular forces.
Tue, 14 May, 2019
The Minister for Defence promises that pay and retention issues in the defence forces will be addressed in the coming weeks.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
130 Irish troops will arrive back in Ireland today, following a six-month deployment in the Middle East.
Sun, 07 Apr, 2019
The minister for defence and his officials are being asked why they did not check — while visiting the UN General Assembly last week — that the exit paperwork for 130 Irish troops currently stranded in the Middle East was properly completed.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019