Sudan evacuation of Irish citizens

One of the biggest issues from the Kabul operation two years ago was that Ireland did not have an independent airlift means to deploy its troops overseas, that issue still hasn’t been solved yet. Secondly, we learned that we need a lot more contingency planning to be done in advance of these very predictable operations, which hasn’t really been done either.

Watch Dr Cathal Berry TD’s comments on RTÉ News here.