A Life Less Ordinary
Today approximately 9,000 men and women serve in the Army.
Defence Forces Organisation
Army, Navy , Air Corp, Reserve
Defence Forces Ceremonial
Ceremonial Presence at State Occasions
Accurate and Timely Information
What is the Military Archives?
Defence Forces Information Centre
The Defence Forces Information Office is responsible for providing accurate and timely information to members of the general public as well as serving and past members of the Defence Forces. The Information Office forms one of the three sections of Public Relations Section and is co located with Publications section in the Curragh Camp in Co Kildare.
12.05pm. - LÉ Samuel Beckett Assists in the Rescue of 140* Migrants During a Search & Rescue Operation 23 Nautical Miles NW of Tripoli.
1.10pm - Army Bomb Disposal Team Make Safe a Suspect Device in Rush, Co. Dublin
1.05pm. - LÉ Samuel Beckett Rescues 508* Migrants During Search & Rescue Operations 50 Nautical Miles NW of Tripoli
Friday 25th November 2016 - The Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe T.D. to present Medals
3.40pm. - The Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr Paul Kehoe T.D., will Present the International Operational Service Medal to Members of the Defence Forces