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Kildare Military Veteran’s Story – Dr Cathal Berry

Kildare Military Veteran’s Story – Dr Cathal Berry

Delighted to take part in the Kildare Military Veteran’s Story project by The Irish Military Heritage Foundation/Ireland's Military Story supported by Kildare County Council Heritage Office and Creative Ireland. Proud to have served as a member of the Defence Forces - an organisation that has watched over this ...

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Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

Defence Forces Post 94 Contratcts

In the Dáil this morning, I asked the Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney to provide some clarity to the situation pertaining to employment contracts for enlisted personnel who joined after 1994. It is the most urgent, pressing and important matter in the Defence Forces at the moment. It is an issue of huge concern ...

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Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee visit Irish Naval Base

The Foreign Affairs & Defence Committee were in the Naval Base recently being briefed on the ongoing crisis there & how best to resolve it. There is incredible work being done by the Irish Naval Service under really tough conditions. It's vital that a financial rescue package is provided to address the ...

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Weekly Update – Dr Cathal Berry TD

Weekly Update – Dr Cathal Berry TD

Hi Everyone, it’s been another busy week this week in Leinster House and around the constituency. Just sharing some of the things myself and the team have been working on - Spoke to Taoiseach, Micheál Martin directly in the Dáil chamber about hospital waiting lists in Naas General Hospital and other hospitals ...