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The Defence Forces Information Office deals with general queries about the Defence Forces. For information on Recruitment, please contact the Recruitment Office, details are available on this page.


Defence Forces Recruitment & Manpower Offices

Defence Forces Recruitment Section

Address:

Defence Forces Headquarters,
Department of Defence,
Station Road,
Newbridge,
Co. Kildare

Office:

Lo-Call 1890 426555
045 49 2553/2555

Email:

recruitment@defenceforces.ie

1 Brigade Manpower Office

Address:

Manpower Officer
Headquarters 1 Brigade,
Collins Barracks,
Cork.

Office:

(021) 451 4108

Email:

sbde.manpower@defenceforces.ie

2 Brigade Manpower Office

Address:




Manpower Officer
Headquarters 2 Brigade,
Cathal Brugha Barracks,
Rathmines,
Dublin 6.

Office:

(01) 804 6453

Email:

ebde.manpower@defenceforces.ie

Air Corps Manpower Office

Address:

Manpower Officer
Air Corps Headquarters,
Casement Aerodrome
Baldonnel,
Co. Dublin

Office:

01 403 7561

Email:

aircorps.manpower@defenceforces.ie

Midlands Area (DFTC) Manpower Office

Address:

Manpower Officer
Headquarters DFTC
Ceannt Barracks,
Curragh Camp,
Co Kildare

Office:

(045) 44 5021

Email:

dftc.manpower@defenceforces.ie

Naval Service Manpower Office

Address:





Manpower Officer
Naval Headquarters,
Naval Base,
Haulbowline,
Cobh,
Co Cork

Office:

Lo-Call 1890 262828 or 021 486 4731

Email:

navy.manpower@defenceforces.ie

An Cosantóir Magazine

An Cosantóir

Address:

Public Relations Branch,
Defence Forces Headquarters (DFHQ),
Ceannt Bks,
Defence Forces Training Centre (DFTC),
Curragh Camp,
Co Kildare

Office:

045 45 5312

Email:

magazine@military.ie

Web:

http://www.dfmagazine.ie

The Defence Forces Information Office

Address:

Information Officer,
Public Relations Section,
Defence Forces Headquarters,
Ceannt Bks,
Defence Forces Training Centre (DFTC),
Curragh Camp
Co Kildare

Office:

045 44 5306 or 045 44 5308

Email:

info@military.ie
admin@military.ie

The Defence Forces Press Offices

Please note that the Press Office deals with Press and Media Queries only.

Defence Forces Press Office

Address:

Press Officer
Public Relations Branch,
Defence Forces Headquarters,
Station Rd.,
Newbridge,
Co. Kildare

Office:

045 49 2502 , 045 49 2503

Email:

press@military.ie

The Air Corps Press Office

Address:

Press Officer
Air Corps Headquarters,
Casement Aerodrome
Baldonnel,
Co. Dublin

Office:

01 403 7512 / 01 403 7561

Email:

aircorpspress@military.ie

The Naval Service Press Office

Address:

Press Officer
Naval Service Headquarters,
Naval Base,
Haulbowline,
Cobh,
Co Cork

Office:

021 486 4769

Email:

navypress@military.ie

Defence Forces Permanent Barracks

Aiken Barracks, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Address:

Aiken Barracks, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Units:

27 Infantry Battalion
A&B Companies

Phone:

General Enquiries (0429) 333502

Casement Aerodrome, Co. Dublin

Address:


Casement Aerodrome,
Baldonnel,
Co. Dublin

Phone:

General Enquiries (01) 403 7800 or (01) 459 2493

Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin

Address:

Cathal Brugha Barracks,
Rathmines,
Dublin6

Units:








General Officer Commanding
7 Infantry Battalion
2 Brigade Cavalry Squadron
2 Brigade CIS Company
2 Brigade Transport Company
2 Brigade Ordnance Company
2 Brigade Miltary Police Company
Defence Forces School of Music
Military Archives

Reserve Units:





D Coy - 7 Infantry Battalion
2 x Cavalry Squadron Troops
CIS Radio Platoon
2 x Transport Company Platoons
Military Police Platoon
Dublin Unit Naval Service Reserve -DUNSR

Phone:

General Enquiries (01) 804 6000
Military Archives (01) 804 6457

Collins Barracks, Cork

Address:

Collins Barracks, Cork

Units:







General Officer Commanding
1 Brigade Artillery Regiment
1 Brigade Cavalry Squadron
1 Brigade CIS Company
1 Brigade Engineer Company
1 Brigade Transport Company
1 Brigade Ordnance Company
1 Brigade Military Police Company

Reserve Units:




4 Artillery Battery
5 Artillery Battery
2 x Cavalry Squadron Troops
CIS Radio Platoon
2 x Transport Platoons
Military Police Platoon

Phone:

General Enquiries: (021) 451 4000

Custume Barracks, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Address:

Costume Barracks,
Athlone,
Co. Westmeath

Units:


6 Infantry Battalion
2 Brigade Artillery Regiment
2 Brigade Engineer Company

Reserve Units:

4 Artillery Battery
5 Artillery Battery
Field Engineer Platoon

Phone:

General Enquiries (090) 642 1000

Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Address:

The Curragh Camp,
Co. Kildare

Units:

General Officer Commanding
The Military College
DFTC Support Unit
DFTC CIS Group
DFTC Transport Group
DFTC Engineer Group
DFTC Ordnance Group
DFTC Military Police Group
1 Mechanised Infantry Company
1 Armed Cavalry Squadron
Army Ranger Wing
Defence Forces Information Office
Office of An Cosantóir

Phone:

General Enquiries (045) 44 5000

Dún Ui Mhaoilíosa (Renmore), Galway

Address:

Dún Ui Mhaoilíosa (Renmore) Barracks,
Renmore,
Galway.

Units:

1 Infantry Battalion

Reserve Units:

D Company, 1 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(091) 751703

Finner Camp, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

Address:


Finner Camp,
Ballyshannon,
Co. Donegal

Units:

28 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

General Enquiries (071) 984150

General Military Hospital, Curragh, Co. Kildare

Address:


General Military Hospital,
Curragh Camp,
Co. Kildare

Phone:

 General Enquiries (045) 441 203

Haulbowline Irish Naval Base, Co. Cork

Address:


Haulbowline,
Cobh,
Co. Cork

Phone:

(021) 4864700

McKee Barracks, Dublin

Address:

McKee Barracks, Blackhorse Ave., Dublin7

Units:

Director of CIS Corps
Director of Engineer Corps
Director of Ordnance Corps
Director of Transport
Army Equitation School
Director of Defence Forces Training
Head Chaplain
Defence Forces Athletic Association
Defence Forces School of Catering
Defence Forces CIS Company

Phone:

General Enquiries (01) 804 6000

Sarsfield Barracks, Limerick

Address:

Sarsfield Barracks,
Limerick

Units:

12 Infantry Battalion

Reserve Units:

C Coy, 12 Infantry Battalion
Limerick Unit Naval Service Reserve - LUNSR

Phone:

(061) 314233

St Bricins Hospital, Dublin

Address:

St Bricins Hospital,
Dublin7

Units:

Director of Medical Corps 

Phone:

General Enquiries: 01 8046970

Stephen's Barracks, Kilkenny

Address:

Stephen's Barracks,
Kilkenny

Units:

3 Infantry Battalion

Reserve Units:

C Company, 3rd Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(056) 772 1174

Reserve Defence Forces Barracks

Boyle, Co. Roscommon

Address:

Boyle, Co. Roscommon

Units:

E Company - 6 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(090) 642 1000

Bray, Co. Wicklow

Address:

Bray,
Co. Wicklow

Units:

E Company - 7 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(01) 804 6000

Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Address:

Castlebar,
Co. Mayo

Units:

D Company - 6 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(090) 642 1000

Cavan

Address:

Cavan

Units:

C Coy - 27 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(0429) 333502

Clifden, Co. Galway

Address:

Clifden,
Co. Galway

Units:

C Company - 1 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(091) 751703

Ennis, Co. Clare

Address:

Ennis,
Co. Clare

Units

E Company - 1 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(091) 751703

Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Address:

Letterkenny,
Co. Donegal

Units

C Company - 28 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(071) 984150

Mallow, Cork

Address:

Mallow,
Co. Cork

Units:

D Company - 12 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(061) 314304

Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Address:

Mullingar,
Co. Westmeath

Units:

C Company - 6 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(090) 642 1000

Navan, Co. Meath

Address:

Navan,
Co. Meath

Units:

E Company - 27 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(0429) 333502

Skibereen, Cork

Address:

Skibereen,
Co. Cor
k

Units:

F Company - 12 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(061) 314304

Sligo

Address:

Sligo

Units

D Company 28 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(071) 984150

Templemore

Address:

McCann Barracks,
Templemore

Units:

D Company - 3 Infantry Battalion 

Phone:

(056) 772 1174 - HQ 3 Infantry Battalion

Tralee, Kerry

Address:

Tralee,
Co. Kerry

Units:

E Company - 12 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(061) 314304

Waterford

Address:

Waterford

Units:

F Company 3 Infantry Battalion 
Waterford unit Naval Service Reserve - WUNSR

Phone:

(056) 772 5603

Wexford

Address:

Wexford

Units:

ECompany - 3 Infantry Battalion

Phone:

(056) 772 5603

Defence Forces Training Camps

Coolmoney Camp, Co Wicklow

Address:


Coolmoney Camp,
Glen of Imall,
Co Wicklow

Phone:

General Enquiries (045) 445 000
Range Warden (045) 404 653

Gormanstown Camp, Meath

Address:


Gormanstown Camp,
Gormanstown,
Co. Meath

Phone:

(01) 841 2102

Kilbride Camp, Wicklow

Address:

Kilbride,
Co. Wicklow

Phone:

General Enquiries (01) 804 2790

Kilworth Camp, Cork

Address:

Kilworth Camp,
Kilworth, Co. Cork

Phone:

General Enquiries (025) 24011

Reserve Defence Forces Contact Details

RDF 1 Brigade

Address:

HQ RDF 1 Brigade,
Collins Barracks,
Cork

Office:

Admin Matters Contact 061 314233 extn 4380

Email:

Recruitment info dicky.doyle@defenceforces.ie

RDF 2 Brigade

Address:

Cathal Brugha Barracks
Rathmines
Dublin 6

Office:

01-8046244

Email:

frank.moles@defenceforces.ie

Naval Service Reserve

Address:

Naval Base
Haulbowline
Co. Cork

Office:

021 4864700

Email:

nsrcadre@eircom.net

Reserve Defence Forces Authority

Military Archives

Military Archives

Address:

Officer in Charge,
Military Archives,
Cathal Brugha Barracks,
Rathmines,
Dublin 6.

Office:

+ 00 353 1 8046457

Email:

militaryarchives@defenceforces.ie

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Infomation Officer

Address:




Freedom of Information Officer,
Defence Forces Headquarters,
Department of Defence,
Station Road,
Newbridge
Co. Kildare

Office:

(045) 49 2577/2578

Email:

foi@defenceforces.ie

Overseas Addresses

Defence Forces Personnel UNIFIL

Address:




Number, Rank, Name
Irish Contingent,
Po Box 199,
UNIFIL,
Tyre,
Lebanon

Defence Forces Personnel with UNDOF

Normal
Address:

Service No
Rank
Name
Irish Contingent
Camp Ziouani
PO Box 111
Quatzrin 12900
Israel.


DHL
Registered
Mail:

Service NO
Rank
Name
Irish Contingent
Camp Ziouani
next to Kibutz Ein-Zivan
Golan Heights
10426
Israel

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