Defence Forces Strategy Statements

Strategy Statements take in to account the many challenges in the evolving national and international defence and security environment and focuses on the effective delivery of military services and capability based on present and future requirements.

The Badge Design

The Badge design (common to all Corps and Services and all orders of dress) is derived from the badge of the Irish Volunteers and was designed by Professor Eoin MacNeill, Chairman of the National Executive of the Irish Volunteers. This badge was originally adopted by the Irish Volunteers in October 1914. [Read more]