Tuesday 16th July, 2013 - Green Paper on Defence.

Following Government approval to prepare a new White Paper on Defence, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr. Alan Shatter, T.D. today published a Green Paper on Defence and initiated a broad public consultative process.

The Green Paper is intended to inform and stimulate debate on Defence matters and to focus attention on the policy questions that the new White Paper must address. The Minister is seeking inputs from all interested parties.

Read the complete statement on the Department of Defence site