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# Naval Service

This month
June 2024
Naval vessels recycled rather than sold due to concerns the ships could end up with a ‘warlord’
This year
2024
Coast Guard and Naval Service watch over Russian 'shadow fleet' oil tanker off the west coast
The ship was spotted off the Clare and Galway coasts and maritime industry sources said it was believed she was sheltering from bad weather in the Atlantic.
Gone today, hair tomorrow: Irish Defence Forces to allow members to grow beards
Last year
2023
Broad welcome from military officers as minister announces increase in sea pay for Navy
Former Naval instructor receives probation bond for sexually assaulting recruit
Undersea cables like those off Irish coast could have beefed up security under new EU naval plan
All time
Action on pay imperative if Govt serious about overhauling Defence Forces, PDFORRA insists
Naval Service staffing crisis deepens as critical engineers leave for better pay on cruise ships
Government purchases two ships for naval service from New Zealand
Spanish fishing vessel to be handed over to gardaí after being seized by Naval Service
Irish Navy detains French vessel off Cork coast over alleged fishing breaches
Pop up recruitment centre in Dublin tomorrow for Naval Service to find 200 recruits so ships can go to sea
Spanish trawler captain to appear in Cork court following Naval Service detention
French fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off Cork coast
German fishing boat detained by Naval Service off Donegal coast
Naval Service detains French boat off Mizen Head
Navy divers join search for missing fisherman off Wexford coast
Irish Naval Service detains Spanish boat off Valentia Island for alleged fishing law breaches
Explainer: The minister, the understaffed Naval Service and the 'young fellas caught up in the middle'
Irish Naval sailors forced to sleep on ships due to lack of accommodation, TDs told
Ireland's fourth offshore patrol vessel, the LÉ George Bernard Shaw, has been officially commissioned
Irish fishing vessel detained by Naval Service off west coast
Looking for a job? Ireland's Naval Service has launched a new recruitment campaign
Navy detains Irish fishing vessel off Mizen Head
Controversy as Irish naval ship attends world's largest arms fair in London
Taoiseach wants Ireland to introduce a Navy hospital ship for global emergencies
Defence Forces staff set to stay on duty in Mediterranean until November
LÉ Eithne crew 'not being paid properly' for Mediterranean mission
These Irish seamen are setting sail for the Mediterranean today
This timelapse video of the LÉ Samuel Beckett heading to dry-dock is strangely hypnotic
Got what it takes? The Irish Naval Service is looking for 80 new recruits
Why are 8 NATO warships in the Irish Sea right now?
Fourth man appears in court over cocaine seizure off Irish coast
This is what a tonne of cocaine looks like
Enda Kenny has just ordered a new €54 million boat for the Navy
Spanish fishing vessel detained by naval service off Cork
The Defence Force's newest ship has arrived in Cork
Authorities investigate potential fish discarding aboard 14,000 tonne Dutch vessel
One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service
Irish fishing vessel detained off Waterford coast