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Councillor notes air of despair as soldiers depart for Syria

Fianna Fáil Councillor, Aengus O’Rourke has reiterated his stance of support for the Defence Forces members at Custume Barracks as they depart for a tour of duty in Syria, reinforcing his message to the Government to adequately remunerate serving soldiers in reflection of their current role in our communities.

Pressure eased on local air ambulance service demands

The fact that the new air ambulance service based in County Cork has already responded to 45 emergencies in its first thirty days of operation clearly justifies the need for the establishment of the service to take pressure off the air ambulance based in Athlone, according to Denis Naughten TD.

New air ambulance service lifts off

Confirmation that a second air ambulance, based in County Cork, has become operational will allow Athlone service respond to more local emergencies, according to Deputy Denis Naughten.

Neale man to be honoured by leading Irish community group in New Jersey

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Neale native Oliver Browne is to be honoured by a leading Irish community group in New Jersey, on the night before Mayo play New York in Gaelic Park, New York.

Power of organ donation as Athlone native’s personal decision saves lives

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Falling numbers in Army has ‘reached crisis point’ says Grealish

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The problem of retaining personnel in the Defence Forces has “reached crisis point”, according to Galway West Independent TD Noel Grealish, who also alleged the root of the problem lay in the Department of Defence, and not within the army itself.

Town Mayor praises Defence Forces response capabilities

Athlone Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, has thanked the Custume Barracks based Defence Forces for conducting a capability display which highlighted to local elected representatives how they could best assist local communities in major weather events or emergencies.

Defence Forces launches general service recruitment campaign

Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett DSM, has announced the launch of the second of this year’s General Service recruitment competitions for the Permanent Defence Force (PDF).

Grealish calls Defence Forces treatment during Pope’s visit 'despicable'

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The treatment of thousands of members of the Defence Forces deployed on duties surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Ireland has been condemned as "despicable" by a Galway TD.

Investigation launched following death of Erris Fisherman

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An investigation has been launched after an Inver man died when his boat capsized off the north Mayo coast earlier this week.

 

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