Defence & Security

Covid 19/Events

10th Anniversary of the Emergency Aeromedical Service

The Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Seán Clancy and the General Officer Commanding Air Corps, Brigadier General Rory O’Connor attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Emergency Aeromedical…

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Covid 19/Business

New Defence Forces Recruitment Campaign ‘Be More’ Launched

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney and the Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Seán Clancy, have launched the new recruitment campaign, Be More with the…

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Covid 19/Research

12th Release of Material From Military Service Pensions Collection

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, has announced the latest release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection (MSPC) online. This latest release of records is the twelfth…

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Covid 19/Events

Kildare County Council to Host 6th Irish Military Seminar

The Irish Military Seminar returns with an exciting full programme of lectures this year in venues across the county, including Castletown House, Celbridge, Naas and Newbridge Libraries and Newbridge Town…

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COVID 19

Opening of €3.2m Multi Sports Facility at Sarsfield Barracks Limerick

Simon Coveney TD officially opened a new Gymnasium and Multi Sports facility at Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick. The building represents a significant upgrading of the facilities of Sarsfield Barracks and is…

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COVID 19

Report to Minister for Defence from Raiseaconcern to be Submitted to the Independent Review Group

Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has received a report from Raiseaconcern, on the work undertaken by the Confidential Contact Person (CCP), to assist members of the Defence…

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Covid 19/Technology

Irish Defence Force Spending Set to Double To Defend Neutrality

Spending on the Irish Defence Force is set to double as the Government recognises the need to properly defend our shores. While Taoiseach Micheal Martin is keen for Ireland to…

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Covid 19/Events

Air Corps 100th Anniversary Event

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD and Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Lt General Seán Clancy attended an event at Casement Aerodrome to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Irish…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister for Defence in Kilkenny for Opening of €3.3m Facility

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney TD, reviewed the 65th Infantry Group in Kilkenny, who will shortly deploy to the Golan Heights as part of the United Nations’ Disengagement Observer…

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Covid 19/Technology

€2.4m Funding for Defence Forces to Develop Innovative Solutions

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD have announced €2.4 million in…

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Defence & Security

Launch of the Commission on the Defence Forces Report

Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, has welcomed the publication of the report of the Commission on the Defence Forces. The Commission was established on…

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Covid 19/Business

Record Level of Investment in Defence Forces Built Infrastructure

Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence Foreign Affairs, has announced details of the 2022 allocation to accelerate the implementation of the Defence Forces Built Infrastructure Development Plan (IDP). The Minister…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister for Defence Notes Progress on Capital Works at Haulbowline Naval Base

The Minister for Defence & Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney T.D., visited Haulbowline Naval Base to see firsthand the progress to date on Block 8 Accommodation Block and the upgrade and…

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COVID 19

Minister for Defence Announces Positive Changes for Soldiers with Post 1994 Contracts

Minister for Defence and Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, announced positive changes to the terms and conditions for post 1994 soldiers contracts. The Minister welcomed agreement on his proposal for Privates…

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Defence & Security

Irish Troops Return From Lebanon Deployment

The final rotation of over 190 Irish troops from the 118th Infantry Battalion, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) returned home to Dublin Airport following a six-month deployment to South…

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Covid 19/Events

EU Funding for Irish Defence and Security Enterprise and R&D

The Department of the Defence and the Defence Forces hosted a high-level webinar for Irish security and defence enterprises, providing information on EU funding opportunities and engagement in cross-border European…

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COVID 19/World News

Ministerial Review of Sarsfield Barracks in Limerick

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D., accompanied by the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Seán Clancy, reviewed the 119th Infantry Battalion, UNIFIL in Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick. Commanded by Lieutenant…

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COVID 19

Appointment of New Defence Forces Deputy Chief of Staff

Major General Adrian Ó Murchú is the Defence Forces Deputy Chief of Staff (Support), having been appointed by the government. In this role he is responsible for personnel, logistics, infrastructure,…

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COVID 19

Minister for Defence Officially Opens O.N.E. Veteran Support Centre and Hostel at Cobh

Simon Coveney TD, Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, officially opened the new Veteran Support Centre and hostel of the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel (O.N.E.) in Cobh,…

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COVID 19

Minister Coveney Pledges Women of Honour Issues Will Be Addressed

Minister Coveney pledges to Women of Honour that issues raised will addressed. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Defence met with participants from the Women of Honour group and with…

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