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Increased retirement age for Defence Forces personnel to have positive impact - Troy

Local Fianna Fáil Deputy Robert Troy has welcomed changes in the retirement age for Permanent Defence Force personnel.

Athlone a viable option for new Defence Forces headquarters - Tánaiste

On a recent visit to County Westmeath, Tánaiste, Micheál Martin, stated the possibility of Athlone being selected as the new headquarters of the Irish Army.

No guarantee new Defence Forces headquarters will be established at Custume Barracks

Local Independent Deputy, Denis Naughten, has called on the Tánaiste, Deputy Micheal Martin, to designate Custume Barracks in Athlone as the location for the proposed new Defence Forces headquarters, as recommended by the Commission on the Defence Forces.

Defence Force spend a ‘significant commitment’ towards transformation of military’s national presence

The recent decision taken by the Government to enhance its Defence Forces budget spend, the largest increase since the foundation of the State is a “significant commitment” towards the transformation of the country’s military presence, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr Aengus O’Rourke, stated this week.

RACO react to Government request for Defence Forces airport security assistance

RACO, the Defence Forces representative organisation has responded to a request from Government to assist with aviation security duties at Dublin Airport should they need arise, expressing its concern that the measure is another example of army personnel being used as emergency cover to compensate for management decisions in other state bodies.

Commission on Defence Forces an opportunity for “positive change”


Commission on Defence Forces is key for Galway

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The Commission on the Defence Forces is a once in a generation opportunity for Galway. It’s recommendations on issues such as pay, conditions and structure, offer Galway a unique opportunity to benefit, given we have the sole location in Connacht with permanent personnel in Renmore barracks.

Athlone Hospice to host coffee morning as President afford full support to our Defence Forces

I’m sure so many of you looked at the Dublin versus Kerry replay on Saturday evening. I was hugely disappointed, as were so many other people. But well done to Dublin; you have to acknowledge that they were good.

Irish Defence Forces investment in new Toyota Land Cruisers

Toyota Land Cruiser has been selected as the vehicle of choice for the Irish Defence Forces for the next four years.

Defence Forces Gala Concert launched

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The Defence Forces Gala Concert in aid of South Westmeath Hospice and ONE Fuchsia appeal will take place in the Radisson Blu Athlone next Thursday, August 22, at 7pm. The concert will feature performances by the Band 2 Brigade, renowned singer Raphaela Mangan, and Athlone A Capella Choir.


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