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A special meeting dedicated to serving Defence Forces personnel to discuss their present public service pay conditions predicament is expected to be convened in August.
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, 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.
Ongoing concern with regard to better pay and conditions for Defence Force personnel has been raised at Government level by Athlone Senator, Gabrielle McFadden.
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.
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is urging the public to support the annual Fuchsia Appeal.
Senator Gabrielle McFadden, has asked for an increase in the Military Service Allowance.
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.
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.