Archive for December, 2013

Information Circular No 35/2013: SELECTION CRITERIA – CAREER ADVANCEMENT COURSES

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Negotiations on a revised selection criteria for career advancement courses have concluded and the new criteria has been instituted through ‘A’ Administrative Instruction Part 10, Amendment No 35. The new selection criteria should be used for selection for places on Potential NCO Courses; Standard NCO Courses; Senior NCO Courses and Logistics Accountancy Courses.  The new […]

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Information Circular No 34/2013: WHITE PAPER ON DEFENCE – PDFORRA SUBMISSION

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Alan Shatter, TD has published a Green Paper on Defence to stimulate analysis and debate of Ireland’s defence and security situation – and with the intention of developing a new White Paper on Defence.  PDFORRA has made both a written and a verbal submission as part of this process. PDFORRAs submissions covered issues arising from […]

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Information Circular No 33/2013: HADDINGTON ROAD AGREEMENT – CHANGES TO PENSIONS IN EXCESS OF €32,500

Friday, December 20th, 2013

The Pensions of Enlisted Personnel of the Defence Forces Who Retired – Before the Previous Grace Period – End of February 2012:         Had their pensions calculated on their 2010 pre-cut pay rates and were subject to a Public Service Pension Reduction of about 4%. From 1st March 2012 and Personnel Who Will Retire Before the […]

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