A Life Less Ordinary
Today approximately 9,000 men and women serve in the Army.
Defence Forces Organisation
Army, Navy , Air Corp, Reserve
Defence Forces Ceremonial
Ceremonial Presence at State Occasions
Accurate and Timely Information
What is the Military Archives?
Defence Forces Information Centre
The Defence Forces Information Office is responsible for providing accurate and timely information to members of the general public as well as serving and past members of the Defence Forces. The Information Office forms one of the three sections of Public Relations Section and is co located with Publications section in the Curragh Camp in Co Kildare.
1.30pm - Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Paul Kehoe, T.D.,Reviews Irish Troops heading for service with UNDOF
6pm - LÉ James Joyce Recovers 5 Deceased Persons While Rescuing 265* Migrants During a Search & Rescue Operation 32 Nautical Miles North West of Tripoli
3.10pm - LÉ James Joyce Rescues 108* Migrants During Search and Rescue Operations 35 Nautical Miles NW of Tripoli
0900 - Defence Forces Conduct Mission Readiness Exercise in Preparation for UNDOF (Golan Heights) Deployment