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# Barracks

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# Housing Crisis
'I either have to leave the Defence Forces or stay and be homeless with my pregnant wife'
Officers today called for the provision of quarters for married couples or the introduction of a rent allowance to assist them.
# preserving the Holocaust
Preserving a dark history - the conservation project at Nazi Germany's most notorious death camp
The aim is not to recreate Auschwitz, but rather to keep it preserved exactly as it was during the dark days of World War II.
# Hydrangea Bomb
Army bomb robot examines suspect 'flower pot' outside Dublin barracks
The suspect package was declared a hoax.
# Rockhill House
New owner of Rockhill wants people to tell him what to do with former army barracks
John Molloy wants to make the manor house the new Lissadell.
# on the ground
What matters to the voters of Longford-Westmeath?
These constituents will not only be choosing politicians to represent them in the council and the European Parliament but also a new TD to speak for them in the Dáil.
# Clive Barracks
British soldier suspected of murdering Antrim man Corporal Geoffrey McNeill
A 23-year-old solider is being questioned by West Mercia Police.
# London
Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier
Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.
# Barracks
Renting new bases to replace barracks will save €1million – Shatter
The Minister said leasing separate training facilities in towns whose barracks shut down would cut costs significantly.
# Barracks
Dept of Defence looking for new bases in four towns where barracks closed
The department is seeking to rent military training premises in Cavan, Mullingar, Castlebar and Clonmel – where it already owns barracks buildings.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…
# Barracks
Government looking for premises... in town where army barracks was closed
Alan Shatter has confirmed his department is advertising to rent another property in Cavan, whose barracks was slated for closure last year.
# Massereene
Brian Shivers found guilty of murder of British soldiers
Earlier today prominent republican Colin Duffy was found not guilty of the murders. Plus, PSNI-released images and audio from the night of the shooting.
# Barracks
Barracks closures will not have major impact on local economies - minister
Junior defence minister Paul Kehoe says closing four rural barracks will help make the Defence Forces “more professional”.
Voices
Column: With decisions like this, how can we ever hope to escape crisis?
Closing a barracks will cost millions to save thousands, writes Brian Cleary. With decisions like that, what can we expect from the Budget?
# Barracks
Government confirms closure of four military barracks
Military barracks at Mullingar, Cavan, Clonmel and Castlebar are to close, with 515 military and 25 civilian staff to be relocated.
# Northern Ireland
Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.
# Protest
Protesters gather in bid to halt army barracks closure
Campaigners claim that Columb Barracks in Mullingar brings €8million into the local economy.
# Barracks
Fianna Fáil to table Dáil motion against closure of army barracks
Dept of Defence says no government decisions have been made on the closures, which are reported to include barracks in Cavan, Mullingar, Clonmel, Kilkenny and Castlebar.