Covid 19/Events

Covid 19/Events

Monument Dedicated to Families of Jadotville Veterans at Custume Barracks Unveiled

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, unveiled a monument dedicated to the families of the personnel of A Company, 35th Infantry Battalion who took part in the Siege of Jadotville…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister Coveney Addresses RACO Annual Delegate Conference

The Minister for Defence Simon Coveney attended the Annual Delegate Conference (ADC) of the Representative Association of Commissioned Officers (RACO), in the Killashee House Hotel, Naas, Co. Kildare. Minister Coveney welcomed…

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Covid 19/Events

New National Forensic Mental Health Service Opened

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health and Older People, Mary Butler, and Minister of State with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and…

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Covid 19/Events

Identifying Connections for Collaboration in Security, Defence and Dual Technologies

The Department of the Defence and the Defence Forces hosted an information and networking event at the Aviva Stadium. The event provided opportunities for Irish Industry and research institutions interested…

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Covid 19/Events

RCSI to Host Free Public Event on Demystifying Cancer

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences will host an event about demystifying cancer as part of European Researchers’ Night in Dublin on Friday, 30 September 2022. The free event,…

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Covid 19/Events

Ministers Turn Sod On New Coast Guard Station in Waterford in €5m Investment

Minister with special responsibility for the Irish Coast Guard, Hildegarde Naughton, and Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan, “turned the sod” for…

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Covid 19/Events

Minister Coveney Reviews Irish Troops Heading for Service with UNDOF

The Minister for Defence and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney TD, reviewed the Irish troops of the 66th Infantry Group who will leave in the coming weeks for service…

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Covid 19/Events

Irish Coast Guard Mark 200 Years Of Lifesaving Service

The Irish Coast Guard, which can trace its roots to 1822, is celebrating 200 years of lifesaving service. The milestone was marked at an event attended by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan…

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Covid 19/Events

Dáil Approval of Defence Forces Participation in New PESCO Projects

The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, has welcomed the approval by the Dáil of his proposal for the Defence Forces to join four new Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) projects. The…

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Covid 19/Events

Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony in Haulbowline

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney attended this year’s Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony at the Naval base in Haulbowline, County Cork where cadets of the 60th class were appointed to be…

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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/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/Events

Medical Startups Pitch for Places on Medtech Innovator’s Showcase and Accelerator Programme

Leading medical device and digital health startups will pitch for a place on Medtech Innovator’s International Showcase and Accelerator Programme, which supports the development of the most promising innovations in…

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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/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/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

WHO Recommends Treaty to Strengthen Global Health Security

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has backed the recommendation for a treaty that would strenghten global health security. One of the major gaps exposed during the pandemic has been the…

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COVID 19

Stephen Donnelly urged to ‘be frank’ over who will administer Covid vaccines

The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall has called on the Minister for Health “to be frank” about who will be administering the coronavirus vaccine. What role will GPs…

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Covid 19/Events

Garda Colm Horkan RIP

The entire emergency services and wider public are in utter shock at the senseless loss of life of Garda Colm Horkan. Emergencyservices.ie and its team here would like to take…

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