Currently about 6.5 per cent of Defence Forces members are women, which is slightly below the international median. Photograph: Alan Betson

Are you a young woman who likes playing football? Do you have a determination to win? If yes, prepare to be targeted by the Defence Forces, because (...)

File photograph of an Army bomb disposal team. The Defence Forces today deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team in response to a request from the Garda after a suspect device was found in a private residence on the Howth Road, Raheny.

An Army bomb disposal team this afternoon rendered safe an improvised explosive device in Raheny in Dublin. The Defence Forces deployed (...)