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# Defence

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
High Court rules order banning military from protest against defence cuts was unconstitutional
Last month
April 2024
Campaign across EU as Irish diplomats and defence figures canvass for top military role
Defence Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Sean Clancy is in the running to take over the EU’s top military job.
14 weeks later: Can Nienaber's defence carry Leinster past La Rochelle?
The South African was brought in to help with the big games like Saturday’s.
'He’s the best striker in the world' - Guardiola reacts to Keane's Haaland jibe
This year
2024
Support for Raheem Sterling after jeers from his own fans
How Ireland's defence took backward steps against England
With Scotland coming to town, Simon Easterby’s charges will be highly motivated.
Military groups attack proposed 'draconian' Bill that will halt them criticising Government
Jacques Nienaber has an exact timeline for Leinster's defence fully clicking
The South African defence coach says the province’s players must rewire their brains.
Leinster's defence under Jacques Nienaber is must-watch stuff
There have been obvious teething problems but also some impressive work so far.
Last year
2023
'Munster in Europe is a big thing. It means a lot' - Denis Leamy
Raft of ambitious timelines in Irish Defence Forces change plan published by Government today
Senior military officer will tell army officers' conference: 'We are struggling, and we need help'
RACO conference: ICTU warns that unions must consider industrial action if pay agreement fails
Ministers, civil service conduct will be investigated in judge led tribunal into military abuse
Czech Government and arms industry to host event for Irish businesses in Dublin
National Security: Garda overtime increase, 1,000 extra gardaí and €21m more in Defence budget
Defence action plan: Complex radar project 'won't be delivered until 2028'
'Where the hell did that come from?' - Farrell slams Hansen rumours
Missing in action: Ireland's national security strategy has been in the works since 2019
Cabinet clears the way for Irish troops to take part in major EU military exercise in Spain
NATO assessors return to Cork as Irish soldiers hone their skills
Government announces tribunal of inquiry into how Defence abuse allegations were handled
Report claims DOD operated 'secret laws' to halt military law officer rep body status
Ombudsman of the Defence Forces records an increase in complaints in first six months of 2023
Consultative forum to hold first meeting today in Cork
The view from Brussels: What do EU and NATO military leaders make of Ireland's neutral stance?
Documents reveal divisions between Dept and military on how to handle abuse claims
Tanaiste says ‘Russia cannot have a veto’ on Irish peacekeeping missions
Flanagan: TDs 'frustrated' by slow pace of Irish defence action plan implementation
'No need' for Coveney to correct Dáil record on RAF deal but Tánaiste giving issue 'ongoing reflection'
LÉ William Butler Yeats to be sent to Mediterranean as part of arms embargo on Libya
Turkey becomes final Nato country to ratify Finland joining alliance
Tánaiste: Ireland needs to change military culture to attract recruits to Defence Forces
Try-saving tackles and rib-ticklers with Ireland centre Garry Ringrose
Govt plans to review 'Triple Lock' system and how foreign missions for Ranger Wing are approved
Former Liverpool defender Lovren rejects accusations of fascism
All time
Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists
Ireland to step up security around offshore pipelines after Nord Stream blasts
Defence Forces units train with NATO and EU partners but retention concerns continue
Pay increases and funding boost for radar sought as part of €8 billion defence proposals