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    Sticky: That's not accurate in regards to the Air Corps....

    That's not accurate in regards to the Air Corps.
    If the Air Corps indefinitely grounded aircraft due to lack of pilots then I'd be the first one to say no additional aircraft should be ordered unit...
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    Sticky: The priority needs to be personnel retention,...

    The priority needs to be personnel retention, first and foremost. Without it, in 2025 what will be left? The NS is losing the equivalent of a ship's crew every year in personnel. Tendering for a new...
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    Poll: Yes, it has a useful range. The new C295W MPA's...

    Yes, it has a useful range. The new C295W MPA's will require just one fuel stop if flying to Beirut, Damascus or Bamako, as opposed to the current CASA which would require two stops. If flying a leg...
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    LE Ciara is in the dry dock out of the water,...

    LE Ciara is in the dry dock out of the water, it's not operational and won't be for a while. LE Niamh won't be operational again until late 2021 or 2022.
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    Sticky: No still in planning. It would be quite...

    No still in planning.

    It would be quite contemptible to tender it at this stage given the manpower crisis and that half the fleet is tied up.
    Money needs to be invested in a genuine personnel...
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    Just an update on equipment projects from what...

    Just an update on equipment projects from what the part-time MfD has been saying.

    52 Mowags upgraded, all completed by 2022.
    28 more AUV's ordered.
    The first of the 120 Scania TCV's to be...
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    This is a list of the properties that the DoD...

    This is a list of the properties that the DoD have sold since 2017.
    The two houses in the Curragh worth over €150,000 each were "sold" to Kildare County Council for just €1 each. Again, business as...
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    The Army building behind the Garda station in...

    The Army building behind the Garda station in Portlaoise is being given to the Gardai and a new location for the Army will be built at the Prison Service College.
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    A number of RTE reports from February and March...

    A number of RTE reports from February and March 1989.

    Army Pay Controversey
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="und" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/strengthenthenation?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#strengthenthenation</a> <a...
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="und" dir="ltr"><a href="https://t.co/QBGL1vi8WM">pic.twitter.com/QBGL1vi8WM</a></p>&mdash; Irish Air Corps (@IrishAirCorps) <a...
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    A number of RTE reports from January 1989. ...

    A number of RTE reports from January 1989.

    Army Views On Pay Awards
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    Irish UN Soldiers Abducted An RTE News report...

    Irish UN Soldiers Abducted
    An RTE News report broadcast on 16 December 1988.

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    The in house pharmacy saves the Army a lot of...

    The in house pharmacy saves the Army a lot of money, buying medication and inoculations in bulk, that's why it's still running.

    I can't remember the last time I heard of a patient staying there,...
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    Medical services at St Bricin’s has been run down...

    Medical services at St Bricin’s has been run down to the bare minimum now. All that's really left is whats needed for annual, overseas and recruit medicals, sick parades, physio, psychiatrist,...
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    St Bricin’s site would fetch several million on...

    St Bricin’s site would fetch several million on the open market if it was sold, money that the cash strapped Defence Forces would badly need to build a new medical facility and also the printing...
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Last week <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/101SQN?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#101SQN</a> completed a troop rotation of our <a...
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    St Bricin’s is certainly worth several million on...

    St Bricin’s is certainly worth several million on the open market but it's very likely it'll be confiscated from the Army, even before a new medical facility can be built and without it receiving a...
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    You're very underestimating the work and cost...

    You're very underestimating the work and cost that would be required to covert the aircraft from an MPA to tactical airlifter.
    Internally, the mission console has to be removed, the electronics rack...
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    In the long run, it could be better value to...

    In the long run, it could be better value to procure a third C295W in tactical airlift configuration, if the costs of converting the CN-235's, hangarage, crew training, maintenance, service life, etc...
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    Another troop rotation this week to Kosovo by the...

    Another troop rotation this week to Kosovo by the CASA.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Check out the different passengers we carried on board this week. From Pediatric...
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    St Bricin’s is another site that will probably be...

    St Bricin’s is another site that will probably be confiscated from the Army, a site worth several million on the open market.

    The part-time Minister for Defence has indicated that a new medical...
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The re-engagement of personnel to No 3 Ops Wing has allowed the Unit the opportunity to train additional crews in the specialised area of...
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    The tow hitch on a Mowag is much larger than the...

    The tow hitch on a Mowag is much larger than the type fitted to a Pajero so I highly doubt it would fit.
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    Yes, there is, but if you hitch anything onto it...

    Yes, there is, but if you hitch anything onto it the ramp can not be opened. It's used for emergency towing another Mowag.
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