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    CDR Counihan retired a couple of years ago.

    CDR Counihan retired a couple of years ago.
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    The story seems to be about a PDFORRA case, not...

    The story seems to be about a PDFORRA case, not RACO. Mark Keane is their president and Ger Guinane is the General Secretary.

    I agree that Conor King is doing a great job for RACO.
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    24 Cpls promoted to Sgt in 2 Bde in the last...

    24 Cpls promoted to Sgt in 2 Bde in the last couple of weeks. 7 Leading Seamen promoted to PO in the NSR this week.
  4. That section means that you continue to...

    That section means that you continue to accumulate seniority etc at your main employment while you are called up. For example if you were made redundant years after returning to your main employer,...
  5. AF 309 as I recall.

    AF 309 as I recall.
  6. http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1940/act/11/sec...

    http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1940/act/11/section/57/enacted/en/html#sec57

    Enlisted men were covered by a separate act the previous year.
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    https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news...

    https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/army-reservists-not-fit-enough-for-exercises-says-general-1.4185805
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    Shortage of pilots?

    Shortage of pilots?
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    The 10% pay cut for the RDF is provided for in...

    The 10% pay cut for the RDF is provided for in Para 8 of Appendix 2 of the Haddington Road Agreement. It says that the cut would take place after consultation with RDFRA. No such consultation took...
  10. Thread: New medal ??

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    Some idiot with a medal fetish has obviously been...

    Some idiot with a medal fetish has obviously been bombarding FG with letters and being boring at TDs' clinics. Must have convinced them that it would be great for morale.

    I bet he has a list that...
  11. Thread: Malaria Claims

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    She's getting shit done.

    She's getting shit done.
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    Sticky: Poll: Am I right in saying that this piece of...

    Am I right in saying that this piece of superstructure was later used in the old DC & FF yard? Or was someone pulling my leg?
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    There is a new D Med and I believe that she is...

    There is a new D Med and I believe that she is going to bring us into the 21st century after years of stagnant thinking at the top of the Medical Corps.
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    https://www.rte.ie/news/2019/1118/1092717-naval-ta...

    https://www.rte.ie/news/2019/1118/1092717-naval-tax-credit/
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    What about rain gear (as opposed to FWG) for...

    What about rain gear (as opposed to FWG) for ranges etc?

    Is there any chance the trials could result in pockets (even non-functional ones) being restored to the front of the shirt?

    A black...
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    My understanding is that on a UN mandated...

    My understanding is that on a UN mandated peacekeeping deployment the parties to the conflict have an input into what weaponry the peacekeeping force is allowed to bring with them. So for example in...
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    Eyesight for NS Seaman's branch has also been...

    Eyesight for NS Seaman's branch has also been reduced to grade 3 by an amendment to Admin instruction A10. The NS and NSR are fully in synch on this matter.
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    Senior NCOs are commissioned as captains.

    Senior NCOs are commissioned as captains.
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    Please refrain from talking sense. It will only...

    Please refrain from talking sense. It will only make them angry.
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    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland...

    https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/naval-eyesight-anomaly-stillin-place-despite-year-old-promise-909534.html
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    I think those dates are now for the NSR only....

    I think those dates are now for the NSR only. Army Reserve moved to April to coincide with the 90th anniversary publicity.

    Open to correction on all of this as details emerge.
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    Huge progress at last in August: ...

    Huge progress at last in August:

    https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/long-delayed-500m-gas-terminal-on-shannon-estuary-back-on-after-deal-struck-37248932.html

    More NIMBY shite in October:...
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    The plan is to build 16km of motorway from...

    The plan is to build 16km of motorway from Patrickswell to Rathkeale. This will bypass Adare to the north instead of the original plan which went to the south of the village but didn't get planning....
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    Wooden ships with iron men.

    Wooden ships with iron men.
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    Athlone for Artillery. 2 BAR is the Unit.

    Athlone for Artillery. 2 BAR is the Unit.
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