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McFadden welcomes Defence Forces payment adjudication

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Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed confirmation from the Department of Finance and Expenditure reform that they are willing to fund a number of outstanding Defence Force pay issues with effect from the October 1.

Town Mayor marches in support of Defence Forces

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Town Mayor, Cllr. Frankie Keena, numbered amongst the large gathering who came out in complete support for the country's Defence Force members during the 'respect and loyalty' parade along the streets of the capital last week.

Athlone Senator raises her Defence Forces concerns at Government level

Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.

McFadden welcomes pay increases for Defence Force personnel

General service recruits and Privates who joined the Permanent Defence Force after January 1, 2013, are set to receive further increases to their pay in the coming weeks.

Moran urges public to lend support to Fuchsia Appeal

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Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is urging the public to support the annual Fuchsia Appeal.

McFadden seeks increase in Military Service Allowance

Senator Gabrielle McFadden, has asked for an increase in the Military Service Allowance.

Medal recognition for Defence Force humanitarian work ‘long overdue’ - Moran

Longford-Westmeath Independent Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has welcomed the news that members of the Defence Forces are to receive a new medal to recognise their involvement with international humanitarian missions.

Mayor Farrell welcomes Defence Forces recruitment drive

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The Defence Forces are to recruit 1,450 new personnel in the next two years. This latest recruitment campaign will see a little more than 600 new personnel inducted to the force this year and a further 850 in 2017.

Fianna Fáil will re-establish 4th Western Brigade in Athlone – Curran

Fianna Fáil has pledged to increase Defences Forces personnel and to restore a three-brigade structure. General Election candidate in Roscommon-Galway Shane Curran has secured a commitment in the party’s manifesto that €22m will be spent on increasing the force over the next five years and to restoring the 4th Western Brigade at Custume Barracks in Athlone.

Councillors to meet Defence Minister over Custume Barracks scaremongering

Longford-Westmeath TD Gabrielle McFadden has said she is facilitating a delegation of Westmeath and Roscommon councillors to meet with Defence Minister Simon Coveney in order to put to bed the constant scaremongering over the future of Custume Barracks.

 

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