Jim Gavin’s Dubs ready to take flight in drive for five
And so begins the Dublin drive for five.
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
William Kelly, 24, continued a growing family tradition in the protection of the State yesterday.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
Military police investigating an attack on a soldier who was tied up and subjected to electric shocks by colleagues are likely to submit their report to a senior officer in the spring.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
The revelation that one in five members of our Defence Forces is living below the poverty line is a damning indictment of what we, as a nation, hold dear.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
Irish tax breaks and "smartass" army reservists helped make the movie ‘Braveheart’ a huge success, Mel Gibson reveals in newly-released footage taken during the epic shoot.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Former servicemen and women of the Defence Forces will be remembered during a special ceremony in Co Kildare later.
Tue, 02 Sep, 2014
Up to 500 republicans from across Ireland attended the funeral of Old Bailey bomber Dolours Price today.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
Lorraine Mulvey, who spoke out yesterday to help rape victims, said she is now looking forward to a new life with her fiancé.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
As a child, Lorraine Mulvey was raped repeatedly by her father.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012
THE Defence Forces’ top brass were present at Haulbowline naval base yesterday to watch the latest group of young officers being commissioned.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2010
MEMBERS of the Defence Forces have been court- martialed for going absent without leave, assault and attempting to pervert the course of justice, according to new data.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
I WISH to compliment Dan Buckley for his excellent article on Msgr Hugh O’Flaherty (‘The Vatican’s Elusive Pimpernel,” February 27).
Mon, 15 Mar, 2010
WILLIE O’DEA, recognised as one of the biggest Fianna Fáil vote catchers in his bailiwick, was born in Limerick in 1952.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2010
SIX naval cadets were commissioned yesterday in the presence of Minister for Defence Willie O’Dea.
Fri, 11 Sep, 2009
IRELAND is the sixth largest aid donor per capita in the world, having donated €870 million last year to crises and humanitarian needs.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
Thirty-one cadets are graduating from the Defence Forces Training Centre in Kildare today.
Mon, 14 Jan, 2008
One of the last survivors of the War of Independence and Ireland's oldest man has died after a short illness.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2007
MOTORISTS who failed to slow down in heavy fog have been blamed for up to 40 crashes.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2007
The first class of the new Defence Forces induction scheme graduated today after 15 months of rigorous training.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
TEARS flowed freely among mourners yesterday at the funeral mass of the young Kildare couple killed tragically in a house fire in the early hours of New Year’s Day.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2007
Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of the young couple who died in a house fire in the Curragh camp in Co Kildare on New Year's Day.
Thu, 04 Jan, 2007
An investigation was launched today into the death of two people in a blaze at an Irish Army camp.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
Two young people are dead following a house fire in Co Kildare today.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2007
LOCATING Irish aid supplies like tents and blankets at a UN hub in Italy will save thousands of lives in natural disasters, a leading UN aid coordinator said yesterday.
Sat, 14 Oct, 2006
Heartless thieves have stolen a newly-donated van crucial to a charity helping dying children, it emerged today.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2006
Kildare football manager John Crofton been boosted by the return of experienced pair Dermot Earley and Glenn Ryan to training.
Fri, 05 May, 2006
FINE GAEL defence spokesman Billy Timmins said the cost of acquiring a 4.3-acre site in Newbridge, Co Kildare, for the decentralisation of the army and defence headquarters could run into millions, even though there were 766 acres available for use in the nearby Curragh camp.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2005
The decentralisation of the army and defence headquarters to separate sites in Kildare could cost taxpayers millions of extra euro, it was claimed today.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
DEFENCE MINISTER Willie O’Dea was yesterday embroiled in a war of words with opposition politicians after he was pictured holding a handgun.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2005
DEFENCE Minister Willie O’Dea will announce details within the next month of the legislative change needed to allow Irish troops to be sent to world trouble spots with EU battle groups.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2005
A county Offaly company has won a €1.7m contract with the Department of Defence.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2004
Declan Power and Neans McSweeney
Thu, 08 Apr, 2004
The Department of Defence has announced three construction contracts, worth around €7m.
Fri, 26 Sep, 2003
Defence Minister Michael Smith has said he hopes to continue investing in equipment and infrastructure for the Irish Defence Forces - but it'll have to wait.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2003
THE Defence Department last night said it stood by its decision to evict 54 householders living in army houses at the Curragh Camp.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2002
New initiatives are being demanded to combat the rising levels of youth crime in the wake of the deaths of two gardai in Dublin at the weekend.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2002