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Minister of State at the Department of Health, Finian McGrath, told the Seanad this week that careful consideration needs to be given on whether a full-time air ambulance based out of Custume Barracks is the best use of limited resources.
Fianna Fáil Deputy for Roscommon-Galway, Eugene Murphy, has called for the re-establishment of the 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks, during a motion on the Defence Forces in Dáil Éireann recently.
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has confirmed that a specification is being completed for the planned refurbishment of the kitchen and dining hall complex in Custume Barracks.
A ceremony took place in Custume Barracks last Saturday (September 17) to honour the actions of the men of ‘A’ Company, 35th Infantry Battalion and its attachments at the Battle of Jadotville.
A Mayoman who completed a PhD in Political Science in NUI Galway six years ago was this week named as the new Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces.
Castlebar native Rear Admiral Mark Mellett was announced this week as the new Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
A protest against Irish representation at the forthcoming NATO conference and against the ethos of NATO, takes place in Galway tomorrow.
Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Battalion, Lieutenant Colonel Kevin McCarthy, will conduct a Passing Out Parade on Friday January 31 for members of the 131st Recruit Platoon who will soon complete their basic training in Dun Ui Mhaoiliosa. .
Castlebar native Jack O'Donnell has been appointed programme director to the New Story Leadership (NSL) in Washington DC for summer 2013.