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17 July 2017
Skills for Life – Employment Support Scheme – Gormanston Camp, County Meath – October to December 2017
26 October 2016
Ministers Kehoe's visit to Mali
5 August 2016
Minister with Responsibility for Defence Mr. Paul Kehoe T.D. visits LÉ William Butler Yeats in Haulbowline
3 December 2015
Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Addresses delegates at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre in Accra, Ghana
9 November 2015
Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney T.D., commends the crew of L.É. Samuel Beckett for their Humanitarian Rescue work in the Mediterranean
2 November 2015
Minister of State at the Department of Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D.,Reviews Irish Troops heading to Lebanon
31 July 2015
Recruitment Launch 04 Aug 2015
15 May 2015
Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D., Hosts a Symposium on the White Paper on Defence
11 February 2015
MINISTER OF STATE THANKS CIVIL DEFENCE FOR HELPING THE HOMELESS
31 January 2015
MINISTER OF STATE ATTENDS DECOMMISSIONING CEREMONY FOR NAVAL SERVICE VESSEL LÉ AOIFE IN WATERFORD
19 January 2015
Minister for Defence Simon Coveney signs Memorandum of Understanding with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
6 December 2014
Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., Visits the Middle East
21 November 2014
Minister of State at the Department of Defence, Paul Kehoe TD, presents new medals to Civil Defence Volunteers
13 November 2014
Government launches the ‘Be Winter-Ready’ 2014-2015 Information Campaign
2 October 2014
Second on line launch of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection at Cathal Brugha Barracks by the Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney, T.D.
15 September 2014
Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops preparing to head to Golan Heights. Custume Barracks, Athlone 15 September 2014
3 September 2014
Minister Coveney welcomes publication of the Third Report of the Independent Monitoring Group
2 September 2014
Curragh Military Museum Opening
17 May 2014
NAMING AND COMMISSIONING CEREMONIES FOR NEW NAVAL SERVICE VESSEL LÉ SAMUEL BECKETT
17 March 2014
Minister of State Paul Kehoe presenting Shamrock in Lebanon
10 March 2014
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to Syria
7 March 2014
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter T.D., announces launch of recruitment campaign for the Defence Forces at Citizenship Ceremony in Waterford
7 March 2014
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter T.D., announces launch of recruitment campaign for the Defence Forces at Citizenship Ceremony in Waterford
23 January 2014
Minister of State at the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, T.D., at the Commissioning Ceremony of the 89th Cadet Class, Curragh Camp, 23 January 2014
16 January 2014
Launch online of the first release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection at G.P.O. Dublin on 16th January 2014 by An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny T.D.
16 January 2014
Launch online of the first release of material from the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection at G.P.O. Dublin on 16th January 2014 by An Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny T.D.
29 November 2013
Minister Shatters visit to the Middle East 25th - 29th November 2013
28 November 2013
Day 4 of Minister Alan Shatters visit to Middle East
28 November 2013
Minister Shatter attends High Level Meetings in Israel and Ramallah on The Last Day of His Trip to the Middle East
27 November 2013
Day 3 of Minister Alan Shatters visit to Middle East
27 November 2013
Day 3 of Minister Alan Shatters visit to Middle East
26 November 2013
Transition of Authority Ceremony Lebanon - Day 2 Minister Shatters visit to Middle East
26 November 2013
Today's Transition of Authority Ceremony for UNIFIL Battalion in Lebanon from Ireland to Finland
25 November 2013
Minister Shatter Meets with the Lebanese Minister for Defence at the Start of his Visit to the Middle East
25 November 2013
Minister for Justice , Equality and Defence , Alan Shatter TD meets With Lebanese Minister of Defence at the Start of His Visit to the Middle East
11 November 2013
Winter Ready Launch 2013/14
5 September 2013
Minister Kehoe attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony of the 51st Naval Service Cadet Class
4 September 2013
The review of the 43th Infantry Group - leaving Ireland shortly for Peacekeeping Duty with UNDOF in Syria
18 June 2013
The Minister of State at the Department of Defence and Government Chief Whip, Minister Paul Kehoe T.D., and the Irish Defence Forces along with members of the US military participated at a ceremony where a flame was taken from the Eternal Flame on the grave of President John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington
17 May 2013
Family Photo - European Council on Defence 2013.
8 April 2013
Seminar - Challenges & Opportunities in Maritime Security & Surveillance for Effective Governance and Innovation in the EU's Maritime Domain
13 March 2013
Minister Alan Shatter with Palestinian Minister of Justice Ali Muhanna
13 March 2013
Minister Alan Shatter visiting EUPOL COPPS
12 March 2013
Minister Alan Shatter with MK Tzippi Livni, Minister of Justice designate
12 March 2013
Minister Shatter and the Irish Defence Forces Chief of Staff Lt Gen Seán McCann are briefed by Lt Col Bob Duggan on the ongoing situation in Syria (seen in the background) from Post 51
12 March 2013
The Chief of staff of the Irish Defence Forces Lt Gen Seán McCann, Minister Shatter and Lt Col Bob Duggan, Chief Oberver, Group Golan, United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)
12 March 2013
Minister Shatter meets the Force Commander & Head of Mission UN Disengagement and Observation Force (UNDOF), Major General Iqbal Singha, alongside the Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces Lt Gen Sean McCann and the Irish Ambassador to Israel Mr Breifne O'Reilly
11 March 2013
107th Infantry Battalion UNIFIL Medal Parade in Lebanon today 10 March 2013
13 February 2013
Defence Informal Family Photo
1 February 2013
EU Seminar 1st February 2013
25 January 2013
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter T.D., attends Army Commissioning Ceremony of the 88th Army Cadet Class.
9 November 2012
‘Be Winter-Ready’ 2012 -2013 Information Campaign
12 September 2012
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter T.D., welcomes the swearing in of Col. Michael Campion as military judge for the Defence Forces
6 September 2012
Minister Kehoe attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony of the 50th Naval Service Cadet Class
16 July 2012
The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. Posthumously Awarded the Military Star Medal to Private Patrick Kelly (RIP)
21 June 2012
Minister Congratulates Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Defence on success at Taoiseach’s Public Service Excellence Awards.
23 May 2012
The Minister formally hands over Longford Barracks following its sale to Longford County Council
23 May 2012
The Minister Announcing the Launch of the Emergency Aeromedical Service (EAS) Custume Barracks, Athlone, 21 May 2012
18 May 2012
Flag Officer Cmdre Mark Mellett pressing the button to lower the keel
2 May 2012
Minister for Justice, Equality & Defence, Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to the Lebanon
8 March 2012
The Government Chief Whip and Minister of State at the Department of Defence attends Army Commissioning Ceremony of the 87th Army Cadet Class
17 February 2012
Minister Opens the New Laois Civil Defence Premises at Mountmellick
8 November 2011
Minister of State for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to the Lebanon, Kilkenny Castle
15 October 2011
President Mary McAleese and Minister Alan Shatter visit troops stationed in Lebanon
3 September 2011
Cavalry Corps Day on Saturday, 3rd September 2011
2 June 2011
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr Alan Shatter, T.D., Reviews Irish Troops heading to the Lebanon
17 May 2011
State visit to the Garden of Remembrance by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
5 May 2011
The Minister for Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D., today opened a Visitors’ Centre in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin
8 April 2011
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence visits The Defence Forces Training Centre, The Curragh, Co Kildare
4 April 2011
Today Minister Shatter attended a Wreath Laying Ceremony as part of the state visit by His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco & Ms. Charlene Wittstock at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin
10 March 2011
Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence attends Army Commissioning Ceremony of the 86th Army Cadet Class.
22 November 2010
Tanaiste Coughlan and Minister Killeen visit Finner Camp, Donegal
16 November 2010
Minister Killeen begins a two day visit to Sweden to visit the Nordic Battlegroup 2011 live excercise (LIVEX) and political exercise (POLEX)
29 October 2010
Minister Killeen visits Dún Uí Néill Barracks in Cavan
29 October 2010
Minister Killeen visits Columb Barracks in Mullingar
26 October 2010
Minister Killeen visits Kickham Barracks in Clonmel.
5 October 2010
Minister Killeen adresses PDFORRA ADC
2 October 2010
Opening of new Irish Red Cross Centre in Ennis, Co. Clare
27 September 2010
Minister Killeen visits Irish Troops in the Balkans
12 September 2010
Cheshire Adventure Motivation Project at Lahinch Barracks 12 Sept 2010
2 September 2010
Minister Killeen attends Naval Service Commissioning Ceremony of the 48th Naval Service Cadet Class
29 July 2010
Minister Killeen visits Stephens Barracks in Kilkenny
28 July 2010
Minister Killeen attends an Exhibition on the history of Irish Show jumping in Ireland at the RDS Library. The Exhibition was officially opened by Tony Scott, President of the RDS. The Exhibition is based on the forthcoming book "Ambassadors on Horseback" written by Michael Slavin and Louise Parkes illustrating the role played by the Army Equitation School in the development of Irish show jumping. Through photos and artifacts, the display charts the beginnings of the school in 1926 up to the present day.
28 July 2010
Minister Killeen visits Gormanston Camp
26 July 2010
Army equipment arrives home from CHAD
26 July 2010
APPOINTMENT OF NEW DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF (OPERATIONS) OF THE DEFENCE FORCES
24 July 2010
Minister Killeen attends the Annual Corofin Show in North Clare. The Show remains a solid fixture on the local events calendar and attracts large crowds from the surrounding areas. Showingjumping is an integral part of the Show and this year two riding officers from the Army Equitation School, Second Lieutenant David Power from Kilkenny and Second Lieutenant James Heelan from Limerick were participating at the event.
23 July 2010
An Taoiseach, Mr Brian Cowen TD, and the Minister for Defence, Mr Tony Killeen TD, accompanied by the Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Sean McCann, today along with many veterans and their families attended Casement Aerodrome Baldonnel for the Commeration of the 50th Anniversary of the Defence Forces deployment of troops to the Congo.
15 July 2010
Minister Killeen announces Government approval to finalise negotiations for the purchase of Two New Naval Service Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs)
9 July 2010
Minister Killeen attends a reception to mark the 30 years service of the Lé Aisling to the State
3 July 2010
Minister Killeen visits L.E. Aoife at the WIORA Yacht Racing Championship in Kilrush
30 June 2010
Minister Killeen launches the Organisation of National Ex-servicemen and women (ONE) annual fundraising event Fuchsia 2010
22 June 2010
Today the Minister makes his first official visit to Cathal Brugha Barracks
14 June 2010
Today the Minister officiates at the relaunch of the book 'Siege of Jadoville' by Declan Power
2 June 2010
Minister Killeen attends a photocall with an Taoiseach Brian Cowen TD and FOCNS to celebrate the first roundings of Cape Horn by Naval Vessel
25 May 2010
Minister Killeen today launches the Roll Over Protection System in McKee Barracks
24 May 2010
Minister Killeen Publishes Sectoral Biodiversity Action Plan for Dept of Defence
21 May 2010
The Minister today visits Collins Barracks and the Naval Base in Haulbowline in Cork
15 April 2010
Today the Minister visited Department offices and Military barracks in Renmore, Galway


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