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The Reserve Defence Forces is now accepting applications for Army Reserve and Naval Service Reserve.

We are looking for men and women from all backgrounds who enjoy working as part of a team.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and not more than 35 years of age on date of enlistment (We cannot accept applications from persons under 18 years of age).

The closing date for applications is 23:59hrs on 6th Sept 2017

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LATEST NEWS

Friday 11th August 2017 - LÉ William Butler Yeats Rescue Operation Update

11.40am - LÉ William Butler Yeats Rescue Operation Update – 310* Migrants On-board[more]

image descriptionFriday, 11th August 2017 - Army Bomb Disposal Team Makes Safe Suspect Device

9.20am. - Army Bomb Disposal Team Makes Safe Suspect Device in Dundalk, Co.Louth[more]

image descriptionThursday, 10 August 2017 - É William Butler Yeats Rescues 149* Migrants

2.40pm - LÉ William Butler Yeats Rescues 149* Migrants 47 Nautical Miles North East of Tripoli[more]

image descriptionSunday, 30 July 2017 - LÉ William Butler Yeats Conducts First Search and Rescue Operation

8.20pm - LÉ William Butler Yeats Conducts First Search and Rescue Operation Since Deploying to the Mediterranean[more]

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The Defence Forces magazine is now available online. Click here to gain access.

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