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PDFORRA, the association representing soldiers, sailors and aircrew of the Permanent Defence Force, will reflect upon the report of the Public Service Pay Commission which examined recruitment and retention issues within the military and consult with members before any decision is taken pertaining to the detailed provisions outlined in the document.
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.
Malachy Hand, Fianna Fáil candidate in the upcoming local elections for South Roscommon, Athlone LEA, hosted a meeting at Coffey’s Lounge, Lecarrow, on Monday evening at which Jack Chambers, TD, Fianna Fáil Frontbench Spokesperson on Defence, addressed the present Defence Forces crisis.
A military ceremony and heritage event will take place on Tuesday, February 28, to mark the 95th anniversary of the takeover of Custume Barracks and Athlone Castle by Commandant General Séan MacEoin’s troops from British forces.
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, has confirmed that a specification is being completed for the planned refurbishment of the kitchen and dining hall complex in Custume Barracks.
Embattled Mullingar Town Council chairman Cllr Mick Dollard is bringing the body into “disrepute” and should resign, according to his two council colleagues who challenged his military service record at last week's meeting.