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    The standard, depth and detail of that report is...

    The standard, depth and detail of that report is breathtaking in comparison to the shite the DoD publish. And all done with a staff of 150 compared to 380!!!
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    The advantage of the State/DoD building housing...

    The advantage of the State/DoD building housing is that the site cost doesn’t apply, where as a housing association would have to buy land and build the housing
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    Just a reminder that 500 x 2-bed apartments could...

    Just a reminder that 500 x 2-bed apartments could be built on Defence Forces property for €110 Million. Just over half an Multi rôle vessel. (Discount VAT, sale cost, contributions etc). If the...
  4. Sticky: Why does a tiny Dept of Defence need four...

    Why does a tiny Dept of Defence need four assistant secretaries on €145,000 each?
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    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland...

    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/defence-forces-complaints-include-buying-own-gear-and-waiting-on-officers-954716.html
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    Equipment doesn’t draw a pension

    Equipment doesn’t draw a pension
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    2.8 L or 3L engine?

    2.8 L or 3L engine?
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    It’s been given the green light to be built off...

    It’s been given the green light to be built off ringaskiddy. Waiting on a foreshore license to be approved
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    Startup has great hopes for a proposed solar...

    Startup has great hopes for a proposed solar power plant in Cork harbour
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    Can’t blame the DoD for this one I think

    Can’t blame the DoD for this one I think
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    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland...

    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/kehoe-wont-say-when-air-corps-respirator-training-began-939976.html

    Kehoe won’t say when Air Corps respirator training began

    Monday, July 29,...
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    Hmmm. I guess a lot of information that was...

    Hmmm. I guess a lot of information that was classified Confidential has now been unclassified.
  13. Thread: Mali.

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    Six Estonian Defence Forces members injured in Mali terrorist attack

    https://news.err.ee/963913/six-estonian-defence-forces-members-injured-in-mali-terrorist-attack

    On Monday night, suicide bombers attacked the French military base in Gao, Mali, where Estonian and...
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    Court rules against State ahead of ex-Air Corps mechanic's case alleging exposure to

    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/court-rules-against-state-ahead-of-ex-air-corps-mechanics-case-alleging-exposure-to-dangerous-chemicals-937081.html
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    True, but the cynic in me reads into the wording...

    True, but the cynic in me reads into the wording of “not being able to patrol the Med”.

    This also seems to rule out UNIFIL MTF and EU ATALANTA.

    Time will tell if Naval Servive Personnel...
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    There are five more months to go. Place your bets...

    There are five more months to go. Place your bets now!
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    Leo, Paul and DoD effectively punishing the...

    Leo, Paul and DoD effectively punishing the entire Naval Service in response to the only member of general equivalent rank with the Moral Courage and Leadership to do what was required.

    This will...
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    No more stoopid than the idea of Navy, Blue and...

    No more stoopid than the idea of Navy, Blue and Grey DPM. They can both be stoopid together. It has been done before!
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    Big difference between fire retardant and fire...

    Big difference between fire retardant and fire proof

    I don’t see any navy (worldwide) going about their daily business in Fire Brigade style boots
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    Your arguements are invalid. What about...

    Your arguements are invalid.

    What about Aircrew, Vehicle crew, Infantry in Riot scenario with petrol bombs


    Oh look, they also come in brown too! Imagine that...
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    Why cant the Naval Service (less than 1,000...

    Why cant the Naval Service (less than 1,000 people) be the same brown as everyone else (Army, Air Corps, ARW). It would be a hell of a lot cheaper and more uniform across the entire DF!

    Sure that...
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    https://www.independent.ie/videos/life/video-troop...

    https://www.independent.ie/videos/life/video-trooper-maria-walsh-talks-about-what-shes-learned-in-the-defence-forces-38022738.html
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    Bernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael) Link...

    Bernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael)
    Link to this: Individually | In context

    42. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the strength of the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps reserves;...
  24. Sticky: So at what point does the Defence Forces fall...

    So at what point does the Defence Forces fall below critical mass to sustain itself and implodes?

    8000,

    7000,

    6000?
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    Coy Sgt at point 4 including MSA is on about...

    Coy Sgt at point 4 including MSA is on about €49,442 gross.

    Captain at point 1 including MSA is on about €51,733 + other allowances
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