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# Army ranger Wing

This year
# Defence
Govt plans to review 'Triple Lock' system and how foreign missions for Ranger Wing are approved
The issue of deploying the Army Ranger Wing to protect a diplomatic mission in Kyiv is seen an example why the legislation change is needed.
Last year
# Germany
Germany along with Irish troops suspends military operations in United Nations Mali mission
The Irish Army Ranger Wing will end its participation with German troops in Mali in September.
# Fianóglach
Ireland's special forces: Inside an Irish Army Ranger Wing maritime mission in the Irish Sea
The Journal was granted unprecedented access to the Martime Task Unit of the Irish Army Ranger Wing.
The Journal has been granted unprecedented access to the Army Ranger Wing's Maritime Task Unit.
Defence spending boost confirmed but doubt cast over several key reform proposals
Pictures: On an anti-terror exercise with Ireland's special forces
# Africa
Mali suspends new personnel arrivals to UN peacekeeping mission - which includes Irish troops
MINSUMA is the mission in which the Army Ranger Wing is involved.
# Army ranger Wing
Security dispute after ERU Gardaí used instead of Army Rangers for Coveney visit to Ukraine
The Foreign Affairs Minister travelled to Kyiv yesterday protected by armed gardaí from the Emergency Response Unit.
# army rangers
Pictures: On an anti-terror exercise with Ireland's special forces
The Journal joined the Irish Air Corps and Army Ranger Wing at The Curragh last week.
# Special Forces
Report expected to call for new Cork Army Ranger Wing base to counter maritime terror threat
The Army Ranger Wing have a group within their unit with specialist maritime training such as combat diving.
All time
# kabul rescue
Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft
Questions have been raised about the need for heavy lift aircraft for the Irish Air Corps. An Aviation company had offered two second hand flights eight months before the Kabul mission.
Questions have been raised about the need for heavy lift aircraft for the Irish Air Corps.
Documents show Ireland was offered aircraft eight months before Afghan rescue mission - despite Coveney denial
PHOTOS: The Army Rangers' mission to evacuate Irish people from Afghanistan
# Army ranger Wing
Dáil approval to send Ireland's Army Ranger Wing to Mali
The mission has been described as the most dangerous UN peacekeeping mission in the world.
# Explainer
What's behind the violence in Mali and why does the Government want to send elite Defence Forces members there?
This week, Cabinet approved a proposal to send troops abroad for peacekeeping duties.