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23 December 2016
Christmas Message from Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., Minister with Responsibility for Defence
9 November 2016
#bewinterready 'Bí Ullamh don Gheimhreadh' 2016-2017 seolta ag an Rialtas
9 November 2016
Be Winter Ready 2016 - 2017
5 November 2016
Minister Kehoe awards new Defence Forces International Operational Service Medal to serving and retired members of the Permanent Defence Force
27 October 2016
Minister Kehoe visits Irish Defence Forces personnel serving in Mali
24 October 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to Lebano
17 October 2016
Naming And Commissioning Ceremonies For New Naval Service Vessel LÉ William Butler Yeats
17 October 2016
Searmanais Ainmnithe Agus Coimisiúnaithe Árthach Nua De Chuid Na Seirbhíse Cabhlaigh An LÉ William Butler Yeats
15 October 2016
Minister Kehoe awards new Defence Forces International Operational Service Medal to members of the Permanent Defence Force Saturday, 15 October 2016
15 October 2016
Bonn nua Óglaigh na hÉireann um Sheirbhís Oibríochta Idirnáisiúnta bronnta ag an Aire Kehoe ar chomhaltaí na mBuan-Óglach.
11 October 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe announces €16m in additional funding for Defence
4 October 2016
Minister with responsibility for Defence addresses the PDFORRA Annual Delegate Conference
30 September 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D. Welcomes home L.É. James Joyce
30 September 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe,T.D., Attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony of the 54th Naval Service Cadet Class
26 September 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D. Attends Induction of the 93rd Cadet Class
19 September 2016
An tAire Stáit ar a bhfuil freagracht maidir le Cosaint, Paul Kehoe, T.D., ag léirbhreithniú Trúpaí na hÉireann atá ag dul ar fónamh le UNDOF - 19 Meán Fómhair 2016
19 September 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading for service with UNDOF - 19 September 2016
17 September 2016
Minister Kehoe Marks the Courageous Actions of Irish Soldiers at the Battle of Jadotville in September 1961
8 September 2016
Minister Paul Kehoe attends UN Defence Ministerial in London
5 September 2016
Minister with responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D. meets Captain and Crew of L.É. James Joyce and announces new medal for humanitarian service
1 September 2016
Bronann an tAire a bhfuil Freagracht air maidir le Cosaint, an tUasal Paul Kehoe, T.D. Scrollaí Molta ar Iarbhaill Chriú an LÉ Clíona
1 September 2016
Minister Paul Kehoe, Presents Scrolls of Commendation To Former Crew Members of the LÉ Cliona
28 August 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D. expresses his sadness on the death of Corporal Gavin Carey
5 August 2016
Visit to Reserve Defence Force training exercise at Fort Davis, Training Camp, Cork by Minister with Responsibility for Defence Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D.
5 August 2016
Minister Kehoe Visits LÉ William Butler Yeats In Haulbowline
3 August 2016
The State Commemorates the Centenary of the Execution of Roger Casement at Glasnevin Cemetery, 3 August 2016
29 July 2016
An tAire a bhfuil Freagracht air maidir le Cosaint, an tUas. Paul Kehoe, T.D., ag freastal ar Shearmanas Coimisiúnaithe an Aerchóir don 32ú Rang Daltaí an Aerchóir in Aeradróm Mhic Easmuinn, Baile Dhónaill.
29 July 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe,T.D., attends the Air Corps Commissioning Ceremony, of the 32nd Air Corps Cadet Class at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel.
21 July 2016
Update on Humanitarian Migrant Rescue Operation in the Mediterranean involving LÉ James Joyce
20 July 2016
Over 10,000 people rescued in the Mediterranean by the Irish Naval Service
19 July 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D. Attends Transfer of Authority Ceremony in Lebanon and visits Irish Troops
15 July 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D. Welcomes home L.É. Róisín to Cork Friday 15 July 2016
8 July 2016
Naval vessel L.É. James Joyce departs Cork to assist in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean Friday 8th July 2016
22 June 2016
MINISTER WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR DEFENCE ATTENDS DECOMMISSIONING CEREMONYFOR NAVAL SERVICE VESSEL LÉ AISLING IN GALWAY
29 May 2016
Minister Kehoe pays tribute to Irish Peacekeepers on International Day of UN Peacekeepers
28 May 2016
Minister Kehoe Commends Crew of LÉ Róisín for their role in the Mediterranean
27 May 2016
IRELAND TO TAKE ON THE ROLE OF UNIFIL HEAD OF MISSION AND FORCE COMMANDER
18 May 2016
Minister of State for Defence Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D.,Welcomes Home Irish Troops returning from Lebanon
16 May 2016
Minister commends the Naval Service for their continued role in the Mediterranean
9 May 2016
The State Commemorates the Centenary of the Execution of Thomas Kent, 9 May 2016
3 May 2016
Léirbhreithniú déanta ag an Aire Stáit, an tUasal Paul Kehoe T.D., ar Thrúpaí na hÉireann atá ag dul chun na Liobáine Cill Chainnigh - 3 Bealtaine 2016
3 May 2016
The Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to Lebanon Kilkenny - 3 May 2016
3 May 2016
Déanann an Stát Comóradh ar Bhásuithe Cheannairí Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916 i gClós na mBristeoirí Cloch, Príosún Chill Mhaighneann an 3 go dtí an 12 Bealtaine 2016
3 May 2016
The State Commemorates the Centenary of the Executions of the Leaders of the 1916 Rising at the Stonebreakers Yard, Kilmainham Gaol – 3rd to 12th May 2016
28 April 2016
Naval vessel L.É. Róisín to assist in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean
26 April 2016
Opening of the new Military Archives Building by President Michael D. Higgins and launch of the Medals Series Database - 26 April 2016 - Cathal Brugha Barracks
26 April 2016
Comóradh ar Chéad Bliain na mBásuithe ag Dún Chathail Bhrugha - 26ú Aibreán 2016
26 April 2016
Centenary Commemoration of Executions at Cathal Brugha Barracks - 26th April 2016
13 April 2016
The Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney T.D., announces launch of recruitment campaign for the Defence Forces
6 April 2016
Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., secures Government approval for the Deployment of a Naval Vessel to Assist in the Humanitarian Crisis in the Mediterranean
21 March 2016
Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading for service with UNDOF
22 February 2016
Preasráiteas Seolann an tAire Cosanta, an tUas. Simon Coveney, Scéim Tacaíochta Fostaíochta Óglaigh na hÉireann
19 February 2016
Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, Launches the Defence Forces Employment Support Scheme
2 February 2016
Minister confirms extension of allocation of €5m fund for small businesses which suffered property damage in flooding
28 January 2016
An tAire Cosanta, an tUas. Simon Coveney, T.D. ag freastal ar Shearmanas Coimisiúnaithe Airm an 91ú Rang Daltaí
28 January 2016
Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Attends Commissioning Ceremony of the 91st Cadet Class

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