Largest ever immersive emergency simulation at UL

A major incident exercise involving students from paramedics, medicine and nursing, alongside personnel from the emergency services, was staged at University of Limerick today. The...

Gallery – Major emergency exercise at Shannon Airport

A successful multi-agency emergency training exercise has concluded at Shannon Airport today. The purpose of the exercise was to test the airport and agencies readiness...

Gardaí and Defence Forces carry out search in Ennis

Gardaí have seized slash hooks, pitchforks, suspected stolen property and a number of mobile devices during a major search operation on the outskirts of...

Three arrested as Gardaí target organised crime in Limerick

Update: Gardaí have confirmed that property seized during the course of these searches include a BMW, an item of designer jewellery, a number of...

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)...

UL hosts simulated ‘terrorist scenario’ Major Incident Exercise

A simulated Major Incident Exercise created a stir on Thursday on the University of Limerick north campus as Paramedic Studies students. Personnel from Limerick Fire...

Major drugs seizure on Clare/Limerick border

Gardaí attached to the Limerick Divisional Drug Unit, supported by Gardaí from Mayorstone, Regional Dog Unit and members of the Defence Forces, carried out a number of searches in Corbally, Co Limerick and Clonlara, Co Clare as part of Operation Tara, targeting the distribution of controlled drugs in the Limerick area.

Clancy appointed Defence Forces Chief of Staff

Lieutenant General Seán Clancy has taken up his role as the Defence Forces Chief of Staff with effect from today.

Óglaigh na hÉireann cadetship competition opens

The Minister for Defence, Mr Simon Coveney T.D., has announced the launch of the 2021 Cadetship Competition for the Permanent Defence Forces (PDF).