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.
2.20pm - LÉ Samuel Beckett Rescues 122* Migrants During a Search & Rescue Operation 37 Nautical Miles NE of Tripoli
9.00am - Army Bomb Disposal Team make safe two viable IEDs at a derelict house near Cavan Town
5.10pm. - LÉ Samuel Beckett Rescues 772* Migrants During a Complex Search & Rescue Operation
12.05pm. - LÉ Samuel Beckett Recovers 5 Deceased Persons While Rescuing 118* Migrants During a Search & Rescue Operation