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#Defence

# defence - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Cuts to Reserve Defence Force after Value for Money review
# Military
# Military

Cuts to Reserve Defence Force after Value for Money review

Nov 21st 2012, 8:31 AM 9,239 Views 79 Comments

Minister Alan Shatter has announced significant changes to the make up of the reservists.

# defence - Friday 26 October, 2012

Leinster’s Browne happy with second coming ahead of Cardiff test
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Leinster’s Browne happy with second coming ahead of Cardiff test

Oct 26th 2012, 9:42 AM 631 Views 0 Comments

Stepping into the role left vacant by All Black Brad Thorn was never going to be easy but the 32-year-old has staked his claim.

# defence - Friday 19 October, 2012

Stephen Roche: Cycling is cleaner now than it ever has been
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Stephen Roche: Cycling is cleaner now than it ever has been

Oct 19th 2012, 2:51 PM 1,316 Views 5 Comments

The 1987 Tour de France winner does not want the Lance Armstrong controversy to further tarnish the reputation of the sport.

# defence - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Updated: Armstrong could take lie test, whistleblower talks
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Updated: Armstrong could take lie test, whistleblower talks

Oct 14th 2012, 3:59 PM 9,974 Views 21 Comments

According to Betsy Andreu, Armstrong admitted that he had been taking performance-enhancing drugs.

# defence - Monday 8 October, 2012

Rodgers slams 'vilification' of Luis Suarez
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Rodgers slams 'vilification' of Luis Suarez

Oct 8th 2012, 9:55 PM 1,299 Views 23 Comments

The Liverpool manager has leapt to the defence of his star striker, after he faced criticism from Tony Pulis.

# defence - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Government criticised over Defence Force allowances and Ombudsman downgrade
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Government criticised over Defence Force allowances and Ombudsman downgrade

Oct 3rd 2012, 3:40 PM 7,704 Views 80 Comments

PDFORRA has said members are not entitled to overtime and so allowances are part of core pay.

# defence - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Avram Grant, Theo Walcott speak up for John Terry
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Avram Grant, Theo Walcott speak up for John Terry

Sep 25th 2012, 3:10 PM 1,159 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Chelsea manager has described the defender as “a good man”

# defence - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want to keep
# Allowances
# Allowances

Public Sector Allowances: The ones they want to keep

Sep 18th 2012, 7:56 PM 21,286 Views 42 Comments

Gardaí are to keep their dog handling, uniform cleaning and boot allowances, while teachers with more than 35 years service will continue to receive a corresponding allowance.

# defence - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Boyle and Keegan back on track as Mayo gear up for final battle
# Fit And Ready
From The42
# Fit And Ready

Boyle and Keegan back on track as Mayo gear up for final battle

Sep 13th 2012, 11:23 AM 1,218 Views 0 Comments

Manager James Horan is confident that the Connacht champions defensive duo Colm Boyle and Lee Keegan will be in contention to start in Sunday week’s All-Ireland final.

# defence - Friday 31 August, 2012

Conor Deegan's Key Duel: Alan Dillon v the Dublin defence
# In Focus
From The42
# In Focus

Conor Deegan's Key Duel: Alan Dillon v the Dublin defence

Aug 31st 2012, 2:00 PM 769 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final, TheScore.ie’s Gaelic Football analyst looks at one of the key match-up’s that could decide the meeting of Dublin and Mayo.

O'Carroll focused on football after French adventure
# Dubs
From The42
# Dubs

O'Carroll focused on football after French adventure

Aug 31st 2012, 11:00 AM 1,092 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin full-back remains the cornerstone of his side’s defensive effort ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo.

# defence - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Pentagon checking Bin Laden raid book for leaks

Aug 27th 2012, 8:12 PM 6,730 Views 17 Comments

Officials have received the manuscript and are checking for any classified information, said Pentagon spokesperson.

Mancini: Man City defence needs to improve
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Mancini: Man City defence needs to improve

Aug 27th 2012, 6:45 AM 490 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Brendan Rodgers attached no blame to Martin Skrtel, after his side’s concession of a late goal yesterday.

# defence - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Coen juggling Galway hurling commitments on U21 and senior fronts
# Tribesmen
From The42
# Tribesmen

Coen juggling Galway hurling commitments on U21 and senior fronts

Aug 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 882 Views 0 Comments

The All-Ireland senior final may be looming large but it’s U21 hurling commitments that will occupy Johnny Coen’s mind first.

# defence - Friday 17 August, 2012

Cork hopeful of Carey being fit for defence against Donegal
# Rebels
From The42
# Rebels

Cork hopeful of Carey being fit for defence against Donegal

Aug 17th 2012, 7:15 AM 558 Views 0 Comments

Cork report a full bill of health as they gear up for their football semi-final showdown with Donegal.

# defence - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Darran O'Sullivan: "The best footballers aren’t the best players any more."
# Aesthetics
From The42
# Aesthetics

Darran O'Sullivan: "The best footballers aren’t the best players any more."

Aug 15th 2012, 11:07 AM 1,981 Views 22 Comments

The Kerry attacker is unsure if the changing styles in Gaelic Football are a positive move for the game.

# defence - Monday 30 July, 2012

Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry
# Security
# Security

Airports and alarms: Commission outlines plan to boost EU security industry

Jul 30th 2012, 12:12 PM 1,854 Views 4 Comments

European Commission says it will propose legislation to standardise the certification of airport screening technology.

# defence - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Kerry boss O'Connor rings the changes for Westmeath tie
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Kerry boss O'Connor rings the changes for Westmeath tie

Jul 11th 2012, 9:36 PM 1,136 Views 1 Comment

Midfielder Bryan Sheehan is one of four new faces to the Kerry team after their provincial championship loss to Cork with the injured Darran O’Sullivan amongst those to make way.

# defence - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Update: John Terry ‘angry and upset’ by accusations, taunted with Bridge allegations ‘every game’
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Update: John Terry ‘angry and upset’ by accusations, taunted with Bridge allegations ‘every game’

Jul 10th 2012, 7:59 PM 7,612 Views 3 Comments

The trial continues at Westminster Magistrates’ Court…

# defence - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end

Jul 4th 2012, 4:15 PM 4,077 Views 0 Comments

Court has been adjourned until Friday.

# defence - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Experienced Óg Regan leading Galway youngsters for Cats challenge
# Leinster SHC
From The42
# Leinster SHC

Experienced Óg Regan leading Galway youngsters for Cats challenge

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:15 AM 587 Views 1 Comment

The 28 year-old defender on the advantages of playing in Leinster, new boss Anthony Cunningham and quietening that Kilkenny attack.

# defence - Monday 2 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Witness denies lying to protect his son
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela murder trial: Witness denies lying to protect his son

Jul 2nd 2012, 5:38 PM 5,481 Views 0 Comments

The 52-year-old father of one of the accused denied that his son told him “Forgive me. I have made a mistake” when he saw him the day after the murder of Michaela McAreavey.

# defence - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Defence lawyers accuse key witness of lying
# Michaela
# Michaela

Michaela murder trial: Defence lawyers accuse key witness of lying

Jun 5th 2012, 5:56 PM 3,186 Views 0 Comments

He was also accused of drinking tea and joking with the accused shortly after the murder.

# defence - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Defence counsel withdraws from Michaela McAreavey murder trial
# Michaela McAreavey
# Michaela McAreavey

Defence counsel withdraws from Michaela McAreavey murder trial

May 30th 2012, 4:08 PM 6,998 Views 0 Comments

The lawyer says he wants to testify as a defence witness after claims made in court today.

# defence - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Missiles installed on London roof in advance of Olympics
# London 2012
# London 2012

Missiles installed on London roof in advance of Olympics

Apr 28th 2012, 8:51 PM 9,930 Views 132 Comments

Residents of a London apartment complex have been informed that missiles and soldiers will be stationed on their roof for the duration of the Games.

# defence - Monday 23 April, 2012

Drogba is not a diver, says Barcelona's Pique
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Drogba is not a diver, says Barcelona's Pique

Apr 23rd 2012, 9:11 PM 598 Views 0 Comments

The defender also called the Chelsea striker “one of the best players I’ve seen”.

# defence - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Ferris credits 'outstanding' defence as Ulster take next step
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Ferris credits 'outstanding' defence as Ulster take next step

Apr 8th 2012, 5:54 PM 366 Views 0 Comments

“To put out a statement to European rugby, we had to come down here and get a win.”

# defence - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

'Abramovich does not like sacking managers,' insists Grant
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

'Abramovich does not like sacking managers,' insists Grant

Mar 6th 2012, 6:22 PM 511 Views 0 Comments

The ex-Chelsea boss also said he tried to sign Kaka when he was manager of the club.

# defence - Friday 13 January, 2012

# defence - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship
# War Games
# War Games

Russian defence ministry criticised for spending $1m on Tetris, Battleship

Jan 11th 2012, 10:47 AM 3,304 Views 4 Comments

Ministry planned to counteract contemporary gaming in which Russians are the ‘bad guys’.

# defence - Saturday 19 November, 2011

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans
# Defence
# Defence

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans

Nov 19th 2011, 2:54 PM 1,332 Views 10 Comments

A slice of the US defence budget is expected to be cut following a breakdown in talks in the US.

# defence - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer
# Forensics
# Forensics

Lack of legal aid resources impairs forensic defence, warns lawyer

Oct 20th 2011, 12:09 PM 371 Views 6 Comments

A defence lawyer warns that defendants are less equipped than prosecutors when it comes to engaging forensic experts to testify – increasing the danger of unsafe convictions.

# defence - Friday 14 October, 2011

'I am not a cheat,' insists Pocock
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

'I am not a cheat,' insists Pocock

Oct 14th 2011, 12:22 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

The flanker was criticised by John Smit for his performance in last Saturday’s game, as Australia edged out South Africa to reach the World Cup semi-finals.

# defence - Friday 23 September, 2011

Fergie defends Old Trafford medical team over Hargreaves injury claims
# Defence
From The42
# Defence

Fergie defends Old Trafford medical team over Hargreaves injury claims

Sep 23rd 2011, 2:18 PM 233 Views 0 Comments

City midfielder says he felt like a “guinea pig” at times during his spell at United.

# defence - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

US signs missile defence deal with Romania
# Missiles
# Missiles

US signs missile defence deal with Romania

Sep 13th 2011, 9:27 PM 284 Views 4 Comments

A new US-operated missile interceptor system will be introduced to Romania by 2015, according to US officials.

# defence - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'
# China
# China

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'

Aug 10th 2011, 2:47 PM 532 Views 3 Comments

China’s new ship is a refurbished former Soviet carrier. Taiwan meanwhile has unveiled a missile today which it says can destroy aircraft carriers.

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