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#air corps

# air-corps - Monday 3 April, 2017

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning
# Top Guns
# Top Guns

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning

Apr 3rd 2017, 12:57 PM 35,052 Views 163 Comments

The brief display of formation flying at speed was in honour of the State visit of Croatia’s president to these shores.

# air-corps - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel
# In The Navy
# In The Navy

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel

Feb 23rd 2017, 7:51 PM 26,613 Views 49 Comments

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe today announced a major recruitment drive for defence Forces for 2017.

# air-corps - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow
# Wexford
# Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

Oct 5th 2016, 5:13 PM 30,350 Views 20 Comments

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

# air-corps - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond
# Power Of Nature
# Power Of Nature

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Dec 9th 2015, 10:03 AM 18,544 Views 5 Comments

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

# air-corps - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

The Mayo coastline looks incredible in this LÉ Orla photo
# Wow
# Wow

The Mayo coastline looks incredible in this LÉ Orla photo

Sep 2nd 2015, 9:51 AM 22,435 Views 5 Comments

Impressive.

# air-corps - Sunday 26 July, 2015

The Air Corps got a pretty spectacular view of Ed Sheeran last night
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

The Air Corps got a pretty spectacular view of Ed Sheeran last night

Jul 26th 2015, 12:39 PM 31,252 Views 48 Comments

Not bad at all.

# air-corps - Friday 17 July, 2015

Why were these Air Corps planes flying in formation over Dublin?
# Look To The Skies
# Look To The Skies

Why were these Air Corps planes flying in formation over Dublin?

Jul 17th 2015, 2:06 PM 32,195 Views 158 Comments

Should we take cover?

# air-corps - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire
# DFB
# DFB

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire

Jun 18th 2015, 6:23 PM 15,290 Views 15 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade ferried equipment to the Ireland to fight the fire.

# air-corps - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast
# Rescue
# Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

Apr 29th 2015, 5:58 PM 10,494 Views 8 Comments

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

# air-corps - Friday 20 March, 2015

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking
# Into The Blue
# Into The Blue

Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking

Mar 20th 2015, 10:52 PM 46,412 Views 31 Comments

Not your average day in the office.

# air-corps - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Meet the Irish Air Corps' secret weapon... Rihanna
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Meet the Irish Air Corps' secret weapon... Rihanna

Feb 7th 2015, 9:30 AM 18,724 Views 26 Comments

No, not that Rihanna…

# air-corps - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy

Nov 29th 2014, 8:15 AM 14,285 Views 40 Comments

The DF has recently encouraged more women to join its ranks.

# air-corps - Friday 28 November, 2014

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago

Nov 28th 2014, 3:18 PM 33,892 Views 20 Comments

The snows started falling on this day four years ago, capping what was the coldest November period on record and heralding the start of the ‘Big Freeze’.

# air-corps - Monday 17 November, 2014

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

Nov 17th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,558 Views 10 Comments

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

# air-corps - Sunday 3 August, 2014

These 15 photos by the Air Corps show just how breathtaking Ireland can be in the summertime
# 40 Shades
# 40 Shades

These 15 photos by the Air Corps show just how breathtaking Ireland can be in the summertime

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:45 AM 56,539 Views 57 Comments

Stunning. Just stunning.

# air-corps - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Lest we forget: Ceremony remembers Defence Force members who died in service
# In Remembrance
# In Remembrance

Lest we forget: Ceremony remembers Defence Force members who died in service

Jul 19th 2014, 5:09 PM 6,410 Views 28 Comments

Army, Air Corps, and Naval Service members participated in the military guard in Dublin this afternoon.

# air-corps - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Dangerous laser targets air ambulance carrying critically ill baby
# Little Green Lights
# Little Green Lights

Dangerous laser targets air ambulance carrying critically ill baby

Jul 12th 2014, 11:20 AM 26,375 Views 58 Comments

The green laser was shone right into the cockpit. The air corps said it could carry risks to passenger and crew.

# air-corps - Monday 7 July, 2014

So, eh, the Air Corps bumped into Pharrell Williams today
# Patient Transfer
From The Daily Edge
# Patient Transfer

So, eh, the Air Corps bumped into Pharrell Williams today

Jul 7th 2014, 9:09 PM 22,764 Views 19 Comments

A helicopter crew transferring a patient to the United Kingdom had a quick chat with the performer.

# air-corps - Monday 30 June, 2014

Did you spot this Air Corps training mission over Dublin yesterday?
# Flight
# Flight

Did you spot this Air Corps training mission over Dublin yesterday?

Jun 30th 2014, 8:05 PM 22,173 Views 111 Comments

Corporal Declan Parke captured these stunning shots from one of the planes.

# air-corps - Monday 2 June, 2014

Infographic: Here's everything the Irish Air Corps has done this year
# Flying High
# Flying High

Infographic: Here's everything the Irish Air Corps has done this year

Jun 2nd 2014, 3:09 PM 11,591 Views 58 Comments

Over 6,000 take-offs and landings at Casement Aerodome, 32 personnel overseas, 115 escorts and more…

# air-corps - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

Apr 5th 2014, 2:40 PM 38,898 Views 68 Comments

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

# air-corps - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Fisherman with head injuries airlifted from trawler 260km out to sea
# Rescue 118
# Rescue 118

Fisherman with head injuries airlifted from trawler 260km out to sea

Mar 23rd 2014, 7:27 PM 15,422 Views 16 Comments

Coast Guard and Air Corps craft were dispatched to the scene, after the vessel put out an emergency call.

# air-corps - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Can you see what this Air Corps pilot has just done?
# On Target
# On Target

Can you see what this Air Corps pilot has just done?

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 51,313 Views 134 Comments

It’s all in a day’s work for the Air Corps.

# air-corps - Thursday 27 February, 2014

State admits liability for death of Air Corps cadet killed in 2009 crash
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

State admits liability for death of Air Corps cadet killed in 2009 crash

Feb 27th 2014, 1:21 PM 11,086 Views 0 Comments

22-year-old cadet David Jevens and 32-year-old pilot Derek Furniss were both killed when their plane came down in Cornamona, Co Galway.

# air-corps - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Want to join the army? Recruitment starts next month
# Sign Up
# Sign Up

Want to join the army? Recruitment starts next month

Feb 8th 2014, 12:19 PM 37,775 Views 107 Comments

There are currently 264 vacancies in the force to fill, though Minister Shatter said “no specific weaknesses” have been brought to his attention.

# air-corps - Sunday 20 October, 2013

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away
# Air Patrol
# Air Patrol

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away

Oct 20th 2013, 2:08 PM 62,870 Views 77 Comments

The Air Corps performs around 300 of these maritime patrols every year.

# air-corps - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Irish troops arrive in Syria for UNDOF mission after three week delay
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Irish troops arrive in Syria for UNDOF mission after three week delay

Sep 29th 2013, 11:43 AM 10,411 Views 53 Comments

The mission was postponed at the request of the UN. The main body of the Irish contingent arrived at their new HQ last night.

# air-corps - Monday 16 September, 2013

Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend
# Aerial Display
# Aerial Display

Watch: This video will make you wish FlightFest happened every weekend

Sep 16th 2013, 3:15 PM 19,817 Views 73 Comments

Dylan Murphy put together this footage of the airshow yesterday, which saw dozens of planes fly low over Dublin.

# air-corps - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Shatter says Syrian war is making Lebanon ‘increasingly unstable’
# Irish Defence Forces
# Irish Defence Forces

Shatter says Syrian war is making Lebanon ‘increasingly unstable’

May 12th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,373 Views 80 Comments

The Minister for Defence also revealed that the UN has requested that Irish observers be sent to Syria.

# air-corps - Thursday 4 April, 2013

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

'Substantial damage' to air ambulance during rescue operation

Apr 4th 2013, 8:20 PM 19,022 Views 37 Comments

The helicopter’s rotor blades struck electrical wires while attempting to land in a field last July to collect a casualty.

# air-corps - Friday 24 August, 2012

Pictures: The Tall Ships in Dublin from the sky
# Tall Ships
# Tall Ships

Pictures: The Tall Ships in Dublin from the sky

Aug 24th 2012, 8:44 AM 15,139 Views 12 Comments

The Defence Forces have taken some amazing shots of the Tall Ships in Dublin from an Air Corp helicopter.

# air-corps - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick
# Rescue
# Rescue

VIDEO: Here's how the Air Corps rescued a climber from Croagh Patrick

Aug 1st 2012, 11:08 AM 6,232 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corp filmed the rescue at the weekend from the moment the helicopter took off for the mountain. Here’s what happened.

# air-corps - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Air Ambulance in emergency landing at Borrisoleigh
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance in emergency landing at Borrisoleigh

Jun 19th 2012, 5:01 PM 7,932 Views 30 Comments

There were no fatalities or injuries in the incident and the patient who was in need of care was transferred to hospital by road.

# air-corps - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Defence Forces strongly refute 'organ transfer blunder' reports
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

Defence Forces strongly refute 'organ transfer blunder' reports

May 30th 2012, 12:58 PM 6,552 Views 34 Comments

“The media report of them “scaling a fence” is fanciful in the extreme,” it said in the statement.

# air-corps - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Air Corps helicopter fights Donegal forest fire

May 27th 2012, 12:55 PM 3,384 Views 0 Comments

The Air Corps AW 139 helicopter has so far been successful in containing the spread of the fires near Glengesh in south Donegal.

# air-corps - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Search underway for missing crewman in Irish Sea
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Search underway for missing crewman in Irish Sea

Mar 6th 2012, 4:06 PM 2,965 Views 1 Comment

The man in his 20s disappeared off the cargo vessel the Fehn Sirius.

# air-corps - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Air Corps flies five air ambulance missions in 60 hours
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps flies five air ambulance missions in 60 hours

Feb 23rd 2012, 4:32 PM 4,038 Views 15 Comments

Patients and HSE teams were carried between Casement Aerodrome and locations in England and the Czech Republic.

# air-corps - Monday 6 February, 2012

Air Corps completes eighth air ambulance mission of 2012
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps completes eighth air ambulance mission of 2012

Feb 6th 2012, 7:29 PM 3,010 Views 7 Comments

A patient was transferred today from London to Dublin on an Air Corps jet.

# air-corps - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report
# Cornamona
# Cornamona

Cornamona Air Corps crash likely caused by disorientation - report

Jan 25th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,859 Views 2 Comments

Captain Derek Furniss and Cadet David Jevens were killed in the October 2009 crash.

# air-corps - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Injured fisherman evacuated from Spanish fishing vessel off Cork
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Injured fisherman evacuated from Spanish fishing vessel off Cork

Jan 5th 2012, 3:22 PM 2,103 Views 9 Comments

An Air Corps maritime patrol aircraft was called 100 miles off Cork to tend to an injured fisherman on board a Spanish vessel.