Monday 07 December 2015 - Army personnel deployed in Co. Galway .

The Defence Forces are currenlty deployed to assist the local authorities in County Galway in the aftermath of Storm Desmond.

Ten personnel and two 6X6 Troop Carrying Vehicles (TCVs) are supporting flood relief efforts in Ballinasloe. Ten personnel and one 6X6 TCV are supporting flood relief efforts in Portumna and seven personnel and one 6X6 TCV are now deploying to Claregalway to support the efforts there.

Troops and transport assets remain on 'notice to move' in Finner Camp, Co Donegal, Galway, Limerick and Cork


Press Release Date: Monday 07 December 2015

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Press Officer: Comdt. Seán Ó Fátharta

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