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# Defence Forces

Last year
2023
Only seven women have been inducted into the Defence Forces this year
Rail review proposes new train routes and a move towards a rail spine along the Atlantic
Irish history: 'For the first time since the Civil War, soldiers found themselves in combat'
Dr Eoin Kinsella
Women of Honour say talks on Defence Forces inquiry terms of reference continuing
Tánaiste to recommend public enquiry to investigate military abuse complaints
Martin to Murphy: 'I shudder to think of the day where you might be in authority'
Defence Forces to participate in UN peacekeeping mission in Syria until next spring
'Too much secrecy': Women of Honour tell Taoiseach that a full Tribunal is needed
Women of Honour propose terms for wide-ranging inquiry into Defence Forces abuse
Defence Forces available 'at all times' to respond to wildfires as warning issued
Hezbollah denies involvement in killing of Pte Seán Rooney in Lebanon
Five Hezbollah members accused of killing Private Séan Rooney
Air Corps plane on flight from Dublin made emergency landing after losing engine power
Soldier accused of attacking girlfriend at Cathal Brugha barracks released on bail
Women of Honour concerned about role of Department of Defence in new abuse Oversight Board
Further engagement promised with Women of Honour after draft terms of reference circulated
Gardaí and Defence Forces make swoop for assets of Limerick drug gang in major operation
Trooper Shane Kearney to undergo what's 'hopefully' his last surgery
Women of Honour 'shocked' by appointment of Department of Defence Sec Gen to new oversight body
Ex-vaccine tsar to chair oversight body formed in wake of Defence Forces abuse probe
Public forum examining Ireland's neutrality to be held in Dublin, Galway and Cork in June
Former army corporal says she was raped by more senior Defence Forces member while serving abroad
President feels sense of 'shame' over abuse probe findings but warns issues extend beyond military
DF Chief of Staff: 'Perpetrators of abuse don't belong in our organisation and will be held to account'
'Sadistic violence' in DF: Soldiers put in barrels with animal remains or chemicals for 'hazing'
Tom Clonan: Defence Forces are deeply misogynistic and an unsafe workplace for women and men
Tom Clonan
Tánaiste says victims of sexual assault within the Defence Forces should contact the gardaí
Women of Honour group to meet with Tánaiste despite 'concerns' about 'pointless' review
Report finds that Defence officials acted appropriately in investigating sexual abuse claims
Defence Forces to withdraw 130 Irish troops from UN peacekeeping mission in Golan Heights
UK Home Secretary challenges tribunal ruling over ex-soldier Lisa Smith who joined IS
Defence Forces member who died in parachute accident remembered as 'a natural leader'
Defence Forces member dies following parachuting accident in Spain
Trooper Shane Kearney discharged from hospital to continue recovery at home
Soldier who falsely imprisoned another recruit dismissed from Defence Forces
Micheál Martin to receive Women of Honour report today
Women of Honour group have received no updates and await independent report
Tánaiste promises to ensure Women Of Honour report recommendations 'are fulfilled'
'He was a gentleman': Seán Rooney's friends remember him as Tánaiste visits troops in Lebanon
Tánaiste to convey his sympathies to Irish troops on the loss Seán Rooney during Lebanon visit