Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D. on green background

The Department of Defence is one of the Government Departments primarily concerned with ensuring the secure and stable environment necessary for economic growth and development. 

The High Level Goal of the Defence Organisation is to provide for the military defence of the State, contribute to national and international peace and security and fulfil all other roles assigned by Government.

Routinely Published Information

Image of Minister with Responsibilty for Defence, Paul Kehoe T.D., Secretary General Maurice Quinn, Defence Forces Chief of Staff Vice Admiral Mark Mellett