Join the Naval Service

The Naval Service is an integral part of Óglaigh na hÉireann as the maritime component of the Defence Forces.  With a complement of 1,094 men and women drawn from the 32 counties of Ireland, the Naval Service strives to recruit the best personnel. There are two entry levels for joining the Naval Service i.e. as a Cadet or as a Recruit. Each approach offers a different career path and differing challenges. 

Visit the Careers section for more information about joining the Naval Service.