Naval Service Careers
The Naval Service is an integral part of Óglaigh na hÉireann as the maritime component of the Defence Forces, with a men and women drawn from the 32 counties of Ireland
About the Naval Service
The Naval Service provides the maritime component of the State's Defence capabilities and is the State's principal seagoing agency.
FOC Naval Service
Flag officer Commading the Naval Service (FOCNS) - Commodore Michael Malone
Roles of the Naval Service
The Naval Service provides the maritime component of the State's Defence capabilities and is the State's principal seagoing agency. The Naval Service operates jointly with the Army and Air Corps.
Naval Service College
The primary function of The Naval College is to Train Naval personnel for effective naval operations in Defence of the State's interests.
The Naval Service has several specialist units that perform essential roles within the Naval Service. These specialist roles are often mentioned in the media, but never directly.
The current fleet comprises four (4) Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) and two (2) Large Patrol Vessels (LPV). Each vessel is equipped with state of the art machinery, weapons, communication’s and navigation systems. The fleet will soon be augmented wit...
Naval Service Weapons
View the type of weapons used on board the naval service vessels