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).

Covid outbreak confirmed at Cahercalla Hospital

HSE and Defence Forces personnel are assisting management at Cahercalla Hospital and Hospice following an outbreak of Covid-19.

Update: 14 arrested during Garda operation

Nine people have been arrested and over 60 searches are being carried out in Counties Clare, Limerick and Tipperary today.

Preparations for Trump visit progressing apace

Preparations for the massive security operation being mounted for the visit of US President Donald Trump to Co Clare are continuing apace.

Army bomb squad deals with explosive device In Limerick

An Army Bomb Disposal Team was tasked to investigate a suspect package in the An Post Collection Centre, Docklands in Limerick City this morning.