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#Irish Air Corps

# irish-air-corps - This year 2022

Irish Air Corps experts travel to US to share their helicopter experiences with American pilots
# Grey Wolf Flying
# Grey Wolf Flying

Irish Air Corps experts travel to US to share their helicopter experiences with American pilots

Aug 28th 2022, 8:02 AM 34,503 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Air Corps experts travelled to Wyoming in the US to advise the US 20th Air Force on the adoption of the Grey Wolf helicopter.

Battle of Britain fly past over Dublin skyline to celebrate 100 years of the Irish Air Corps
# Dublin Fly Past
# Dublin Fly Past

Battle of Britain fly past over Dublin skyline to celebrate 100 years of the Irish Air Corps

Updated Jul 22nd 2022, 7:11 PM 34,413 Views 50 Comments

Guest of Honour was Battle of Britain fighter pilot and Dublin resident John Hemingway.

The Government has been advised to hire private jets to replace its ailing Learjet
# Jet
# Jet

The Government has been advised to hire private jets to replace its ailing Learjet

Jul 3rd 2022, 12:05 AM 38,683 Views 71 Comments

Aviation consultancy Altea has recommended the leasing of private aircraft.

Farmer gored by bull recalls how Irish Air Ambulance saved his life
# Irish Air Corps
# Irish Air Corps

Farmer gored by bull recalls how Irish Air Ambulance saved his life

Jun 16th 2022, 1:31 PM 19,119 Views 4 Comments

The Emergency Aeromedical Service is based in Athlone and is staffed by Irish Air Corps and National Ambulance Service staff.

Air Corps could buy second-hand fighters from other European air forces, jet manufacturer says
# Fighter Planes
# Fighter Planes

Air Corps could buy second-hand fighters from other European air forces, jet manufacturer says

Jun 6th 2022, 6:30 AM 67,344 Views 126 Comments

The government is set to announce its implementation plan for the Irish Defence Forces in the coming weeks.

Irish Air Corps celebrates 100 years of service with Dublin city fly past
# 100 Years
# 100 Years

Irish Air Corps celebrates 100 years of service with Dublin city fly past

Updated Mar 23rd 2022, 1:11 PM 21,024 Views 43 Comments

The Irish Air Corps celebrated 100 years since its formation at Casement Aerodrome this morning.

Defence Forces release images of Russian, French and US ships in international waters off Ireland
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Defence Forces release images of Russian, French and US ships in international waters off Ireland

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:43 PM 52,483 Views 32 Comments

The Defence Forces issued an update of its monitoring operation this afternoon.

Monitoring of Russian Naval ships begins off the south coast
# Atlantic
# Atlantic

Monitoring of Russian Naval ships begins off the south coast

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:46 AM 39,030 Views 14 Comments

The Russian military are expected to conduct drills from tomorrow in the Atlantic at a location off the south coast.

Government spent almost €3 million on chartered flights to send Irish troops abroad
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Government spent almost €3 million on chartered flights to send Irish troops abroad

Jan 24th 2022, 12:05 AM 20,173 Views 43 Comments

The revelation comes amid criticism of the lack of a troop-carrying aircraft.

# irish-air-corps - Last year 2021

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork
# Personnel Support
# Personnel Support

New centre to help serving and retired Defence Forces personnel opens in Cork

Nov 29th 2021, 7:22 PM 12,232 Views 3 Comments

The new centre is in a refurbished building in Collins Barracks, Cork.

Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft
# Kabul Rescue
# Kabul Rescue

Coveney defends Defence department's handling of offer to buy long-range 'heavy lift' aircraft

Nov 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 43,565 Views 57 Comments
  • Questions have been raised about the need for heavy lift aircraft for the Irish Air Corps.
US Navy Helicopter spotted over Cliffs of Moher at weekend was on mercy mission, officials say
# Mercy Mission
# Mercy Mission

US Navy Helicopter spotted over Cliffs of Moher at weekend was on mercy mission, officials say

May 17th 2021, 6:17 PM 87,395 Views 54 Comments

The US helicopter was taking a bereaved crew member to catch a flight back to the US following the death of a family member.

First Covid-19 vaccines delivered to islands by Defence Forces
# Vaccine Delivery
# Vaccine Delivery

First Covid-19 vaccines delivered to islands by Defence Forces

Feb 20th 2021, 7:47 AM 22,774 Views 32 Comments

The delivery of vaccines was made following a request from the HSE.

# irish-air-corps - All time

'Everyone has been told to get a bag ready' - Shels defender on stand-by to be deployed by the Army
# Ready And Waiting
From The42
# Ready And Waiting

'Everyone has been told to get a bag ready' - Shels defender on stand-by to be deployed by the Army

Mar 26th 2020, 9:40 PM 47,452 Views 4 Comments

Aidan Friel is a member of the Irish Defence Forces while also playing League of Ireland football.

Over 40% of air ambulance missions completed at Galway Hospital last year
# Emergency Assistance
# Emergency Assistance

Over 40% of air ambulance missions completed at Galway Hospital last year

Jan 1st 2019, 7:45 AM 8,481 Views 8 Comments

The Air Corps provides Emergency Aeromedical Support – a medical service for seriously ill patients – to the HSE.

The other whistleblowers: Looking at the human cost of the Air Corps chemical scandal
# Irish Air Corps
# Irish Air Corps

The other whistleblowers: Looking at the human cost of the Air Corps chemical scandal

Mar 10th 2017, 12:01 AM 26,893 Views 54 Comments

More Air Corps members are expected to launch legal action against the State.

The Irish Air Corps captured these great aerial images of Dublin today
# Bird's Eye View
# Bird's Eye View

The Irish Air Corps captured these great aerial images of Dublin today

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:34 PM 32,737 Views 30 Comments

The capital was looking well.

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast
# Clifden
# Clifden

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast

Sep 14th 2015, 9:31 PM 25,796 Views 18 Comments

Not a bad day at the office.

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display
# Love Is In The Air
# Love Is In The Air

Romantic marriage proposal kicks off Bray Air Display

Jul 19th 2015, 7:30 PM 35,491 Views 33 Comments

An estimated 80,000 people are expected to turn up at Bray seafront this afternoon.

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Jul 16th 2015, 8:02 PM 14,147 Views 53 Comments

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

That broken government jet has FINALLY been sold off

Mar 30th 2015, 8:45 PM 30,254 Views 111 Comments

The Gulfstream IV had been out of action since last summer.

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening
# Santa's Sleigh
From The Daily Edge
# Santa's Sleigh

Irish Air Corps has this nice tip for parents hoping to get a glimpse of Santa this evening

Dec 24th 2014, 11:29 AM 3,340 Views 0 Comments

Important advice for any parents of little ones.

Flying high... here's Croke Park before today's All-Ireland excitement
# Calm Before The Storm
# Calm Before The Storm

Flying high... here's Croke Park before today's All-Ireland excitement

Sep 21st 2014, 5:25 PM 15,140 Views 15 Comments

Lovely.

Irish Air Corps take stunning photos of Sligo from the air
# Best View
# Best View

Irish Air Corps take stunning photos of Sligo from the air

Apr 26th 2014, 12:15 PM 26,523 Views 78 Comments

They’ve done it again. The Irish Air Corps have captured more spectacular photographs of Ireland at its best.

The Air Corps took these photographs of Dublin by air and they're stunning
# Fair City
# Fair City

The Air Corps took these photographs of Dublin by air and they're stunning

Apr 17th 2014, 8:11 PM 66,304 Views 83 Comments

It’s not bad looking, all the same.

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view
# Up Up And Away
# Up Up And Away

Stunning photographs show Ireland from the air by the people with the best view

Apr 5th 2014, 2:40 PM 38,912 Views 68 Comments

The Irish Air Corps’ maritime patrol crews have been taking photographs of how Ireland looks to them – and the results are amazing.

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital
# Emergency Care
# Emergency Care

Chopped: GAA pitch will no longer be used as helicopter pad for Cork hospital

Jun 23rd 2013, 7:45 AM 15,074 Views 39 Comments

With no helipad at the only level-one trauma centre in the country, helicopters have been forced to land on sports pitches near to Cork University Hospital.

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

In Pics: Ireland's Defence Forces in 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 7:30 AM 10,580 Views 15 Comments

Our Defence Forces had a busy year. Here are some of the great pictures they took during it.

Government to sell 32-year-old plane... which might not fly any more
# Nyeewwwww!
# Nyeewwwww!

Government to sell 32-year-old plane... which might not fly any more

Apr 19th 2012, 6:50 PM 11,371 Views 46 Comments

The government is seeking tenders to sell off a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 – with “no warranty” on its condition.

Meadhbh McGivern 'doing quite well' as she returns to Ireland
# Meadhbh McGivern
# Meadhbh McGivern

Meadhbh McGivern 'doing quite well' as she returns to Ireland

Oct 11th 2011, 7:59 AM 463 Views 4 Comments

The teenager whose case sparked controversy earlier this summer when she missed out on a life-saving liver transplant is now recovering from the op in a Dublin hospital.

Irish Air Corps suspends six helicopters after Brazilian crash
# Suspended
# Suspended

Irish Air Corps suspends six helicopters after Brazilian crash

Aug 25th 2011, 10:05 PM 1,523 Views 5 Comments

Four people were killed in a crash involved an AW 139 off the coast of Brazil last Friday, prompting the manufacturer to issue a precautionary notice about the aircraft.

Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op
# Missed Op
# Missed Op

Health Minister launches inquiry into missed transplant op

Jul 4th 2011, 1:23 PM 1,051 Views 12 Comments

Confusion still surrounds sequence of events that left 14-year-old patient without timely transportation to London for liver transplant surgery on Saturday.

Some Irish nationals evacuated from Libya but 27 still remain
# Libya
# Libya

Some Irish nationals evacuated from Libya but 27 still remain

Feb 25th 2011, 6:12 PM 889 Views 0 Comments

The consular assistance team that had been on the ground in Tripoli has now left the country for the night.

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Irish Air Corps to make second attempt to evacuate Irish people in Libya

Feb 24th 2011, 8:24 AM 1,374 Views 0 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs will attempt to put a crisis management team including the Irish Ambassador to Italy on the ground in Tripoli today.

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet
# Air Ambulance
# Air Ambulance

Air Corps flies sick child to London on government jet

Dec 23rd 2010, 6:50 PM 1,477 Views 0 Comments

At least those who need it most are getting off the ground – the Air Corps runs two air ambulances within an hour.