Archive for June, 2012

PDFORRA CONCERNED ABOUT IMPACT OF TWO BRIGADE STRUCTURE ON ITS MEMBERS

Friday, June 15th, 2012

PDFORRA, the organisation representing soldiers, sailors and airmen and women of the Defence Forces, is seriously concerned about the impact of reducing to a two brigade structure is having on its members and their families, especially in the Athlone area. In the past weeks serious concerns have arisen in the Athlone area, as it was […]

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Information Circular No 18/2012: Dáil Statement on 2 Brigade Structure

Friday, June 15th, 2012

The Minister for Defence has confirmed in the Dáil onthe 14th June 2012 that the Brigade Headquarters for the two new Brigades will be located in Cork and Dublin. However, he has also confirmed that within an overall strength of 9,500 the numbers serving in Custume Barracks will be of the order of 1,000 personnel. […]

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