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Dr. Cathal Berry – Issues affecting the Defence Forces

Dr. Cathal Berry – Issues affecting the Defence Forces

 I spoke to the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney about a number of immediate issues facing the Defence Forces. Removing the requirement for a person to purchase their discharge from the Defence Forces following line service. Improving sea-going pay for the Naval Service. Troops should be ...

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Urgent Action Needed in the Navy

Urgent Action Needed in the Navy

Urgent action needed in the Navy. Irish waters are open to drug cartels, people smugglers and Brexit profiteers due to the lack of Naval personnel ... https://www.irishmirror.ie/news/irish-news/td-warns-ireland-left-defenceless-22340479?fbclid=IwAR3lYgmqmxna9ebqmrcwqzqKjBCM-FzI-oJdGOEkng8XHdKqrEw

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Wed, 03 June 2020 | Covid-19 (Defence): Statements

Wed, 03 June 2020 | Covid-19 (Defence): Statements

I questioned Minister Paul Kehoe in relation to a variety of Defence matters. I raised my concerns regarding: ⏺ The current Re-Enlistment Pathway. ⏺ The Army Nursing Service. ⏺ Naval ships in Cork Harbour and the lack of personnel. ⏺ Flights home for our Troops in Lebanon.