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16 October 2017
Civil Defence and ex Hurricane Ophelia
15 October 2017
Updated Statement from Paul Kehoe T.D., Minister with Responsibility for Defence and Chair of the Government Taskforce on Emergency Planning
15 October 2017
Statement by Paul Kehoe T.D., Minister with Responsibility for Defence and Chair of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning
10 October 2017
Statement by the Minister with responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., on Defence Budget 2018
8 October 2017
Minister Paul Kehoe attends 4th annual Defence Forces’ Veterans Day Sunday 8th October 2017
6 October 2017
Return of L.É William Butler Yeats from Humanitarian operations in the Mediterranean and deployment of L.É. Niamh on Operation Sophia
5 October 2017
Minister Kehoe Announces the Date for the Presentation of An Bonn Jadotville (The Jadotville Medal), to Irish Soldiers who fought at the Battle of Jadotville in September 1961
3 October 2017
Minister with responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., Addresses the 2017 Annual Delegate Conference of the Permanent Defence Force Other Ranks Representative Association
29 September 2017
Minister Kehoe officially opens new Transport Workshop Maintenance Facility at Stephens Barracks, Kilkenny
27 September 2017
Minister Kehoe announces new Permanent Defence Force Recruitment Campaign
25 September 2017
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D. Attends Induction of the 94th Cadet Class Army Defence Forces Training Centre, Curragh Camp, County Kildare 25th September 2017
22 September 2017
Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading for service with UNDOF Athlone - Friday, 22nd September 2017
22 September 2017
An tAire Stáit ar a bhfuil freagracht maidir le Cosaint, Paul Kehoe, T.D., ag léirbhreithniú Thrúpaí na hÉireann a bheidh ag dul ag fónamh le UNDOF Baile Átha Luain - Dé hAoine, 22 Meán Fómhair 2017
19 September 2017
Government approves nomination for election of Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces to the position of Chair of the European Union Military Committee (C/EUMC)
7 September 2017
Minister Kehoe attends meeting of EU Defence Ministers and participates in Strategic Cyber Table-top Exercise, EU CYBRID 2017, in Tallin, Estonia.
30 August 2017
Minister Kehoe welcomes increase in pay for Permanent Defence Force general service recruits and privates
29 August 2017
Minister Kehoe announces €2 million humanitarian support for small businesses in Donegal affected by flooding


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