New book tells story of Irish Defence Forces 1922–2022

Tracing its history to the foundation of the Irish Volunteers in 1913, the Irish Defence Forces has evolved beyond recognition from the force that...

US military aircraft makes emergency landing at Shannon

A United States Air Force (USAF) military transport aircraft made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport on Saturday evening after the crew reported a...

Irish Peacekeeper killed in Lebanon incident

Update: The member of the Defence Forces who was killed in this morning's incident while serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)...

Call for Irish neutrality and peace to be restored

Peace activists from around the country will gather at Shannon this afternoon to protest against the continuing US military use of the airport. The event...

Multi-million euro funding to develop Holy Island centre

Government funding of almost €4 million for the Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) Visitor Experience has cleared the way for an ambitious tourism and regeneration...
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Joe Hawes remembered in Kilkeedy

Joseph (Joe) Hawes was born on the 20th of August, 1893 in Cross, Kilkeedy, Co Clare.

IWDG concern over planned military exercise

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has expressed concern to the French embassy regarding a planned military exercise of the southwest coast of Ireland.

Emergency Aeromedical Service celebrates 10th anniversary

This afternoon the Defence Forces Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Seán Clancy and the General Officer Commanding Air Corps, Brigadier General Rory O’Connor attended the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Emergency Aeromedical Service in  Baldonnel Aerodrome.