Archive for November, 2012

PDFORRA Challenge Ombudsman Appointment

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

PDFORRA have brought a High Court challenge to the appointment of a former Army Officer to the position of Ombudsman for the Defence Forces.  It is the position of the Association that it is inappropriate that any person who formerly served as a member of the Permanent Defence Force occupy the office of Ombudsman.  The […]

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Value for Money (VFM) Review of the Reserve Defence Force and Reorganisation of the Reserve Defence Force

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The Minister for Defence has accepted the recommendations of A Value for Money (VFM) Review of the Reserve Defence Force The Reserve Defence Force is comprised of the First Line Reserve, the Army Reserve (formerly an FCÁ) and the Naval Service Reserve (formerly an Slua Muirí).  The Minister has also accepted the proposed re-organisation of […]

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