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Many soldiers stationed in Renmore Barracks are natives of Munster and have a “legitimate ambition to return and serve in or close to their native place”, but the high cost of renting in Galway is also a major factor in this.
Local election candidate, Independent Councillor Paul Hogan, has welcomed the update from Minister Paschal Donoghue in relation to issues concerning remuneration, recruiting and retaining personnel in the Defence Forces.
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.
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.
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.
Thirty young Gaisce participants from across Ireland began four days of hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and obstacle courses last weekend as they embarked on a four-day Defence Forces Adventure Challenge.
Well, last week it was all talk of Enda Kenny and what would he say and what would he do.
Local TD Denis Naughten is encouraging all those who are interested in a career in the Defence Forces to apply online as soon as possible.