A Life Less Ordinary
Today approximately 9,156 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.
5.35pm, - LÉ James Joyce Rescues a Total of 617* Migrants 40 Nautical Miles NW of Tripoli
12.40pm - LÉ James Joyce Rescues 165* Migrants During Search and Rescue Operations 40 Nautical Miles NE of Tripoli
7.50am - Army Bomb Disposal Team Render Safe a Viable Improvised Explosive Device in Leixlip, Co.Kildare
6.45pm - Death of Lieutenant General David Stapleton DSM, former Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.