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Athlone soldiers sent to Dublin at ‘completely unsustainable’ rate

Every member of the Defence Forces based in Athlone is in effect being sent to Dublin to cover duties at a “completely unsustainable” rate.

Engineers Week set to inspire next generation in Westmeath and Offaly

Engineers Week, the annual campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers and excite students about the possibilities a career in engineering can offer, is taking place in Westmeath and Offaly from Sunday February 8-14.

Former officer to give insider’s view on Irish army

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Retired Irish army officer, Commandant Edward Horgan, will give an insiders view of the Irish Defence Forces, at a public talk next week.

Mass for Irish Defence Forces

The annual Mass dedicated to deceased members of the Irish Defence Forces and those personnel of 1 Cn Cois and Dún Uí Mhaoilíosa will be held in the Garrison Church Renmore tomorrow (Friday) at 10am.

National Day of Commemoration on Sunday

The National Day of Commemoration, to honour Irish people who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations, will be marked in Galway this Sunday.

Public lecture on the Irish Volunteers

Paramilitarism was introduced to Ireland when Edward Carson and James Craig formed the UVF in 1912. This act would inspire Irish nationalists to create a similar force year later.

Naval vessel LÉ Eithne to feature in In Humbert’s Footsteps

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The committee of In Humbert’s Footsteps, Mayo’s flagship Gathering event, have welcomed the announcement that the Irish navy’s flagship vessel, the LÉ Eithne, has been made available by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to take part in the August festival.

Mannion welcomes Reserved Defence Forces remaining in Clifden

A Fine Gael councillor has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, that the Reserve Defence Forces will stay in Clifden.

September deadline for decision on Army relocation

It will be at least September before a decision is made known on the level of relocation which will result from the recent downgrading of Custume Barracks in Athlone.

“Dark day for Athlone” as 4th Western Brigade is axed

Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy called it a “a dark day for Athlone” as the Government admitted that the 4th Western Brigade will lose out in the reorganisation of the Defence Forces.


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