Air Corps

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Maj Gen Seán Clancy will take over as chief of staff of the Defence Forces on September 29th. Photograph: Defence Forces

Maj Gen Seán Clancy has been appointed as the incoming chief of staff of the Defence Forces, becoming the first Air Corps officer to hold the role. T(...)

President Michael D Higgins inspecting the 27 Infantry Battalion at Collins Barracks, Dublin, during the National Day of Commemoration. Photograph: Tom Honan

It rained and rained, and the gulls shrieked throughout, both disturbing the solemnity to such a degree that when Dr Hemant Kumar intoned his pre-prep(...)

President Michael D Higgins said the Irish people had expressed their desire to be free of British rule in the 1918 British general election

President Michael D Higgins has said the War of Independence would not have happened had the democratic will of the Irish people been respected. In (...)

The incident started early on Sunday morning when the coastguard was responding to a distress call involving an injured fisherman aboard the French Albator-2, northwest of Dingle. File photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter which was forced to abandon a maritime rescue on Sunday is now back in operation. The Sikorsky S-92 aircraft was eva(...)

The Air Corps put its aircraft on standby amid fears Rescue 115, a Sikorsky S92 helicopter, would have to ditch in the sea on its way back to base.

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter was forced to leave a crew member and an injured fisherman on a trawler off the coast of Kerry on Sunday after encount(...)

 Irish Defence Forces 99th Infantry battalion in the village of Kerfi in the Goz Beida region of Chad in 2009: Such complex missions are likely become the future for the Irish military. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

After returning home from attending an Ireland-France rugby match in Paris in 2007, then taoiseach Bertie Ahern had a proposal which took Irish milita(...)

Military officers are suing the State over their working hours, it has emerged. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Military officers are suing the State over their working hours, it has emerged. It is understood personnel serving in the Army, Naval Service and Air(...)

The Defence Forces is entering an “irreversible decline” due to its inability to retain trained personnel, an Oireachtas Committee has heard. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Defence Forces is entering an “irreversible decline” due to its inability to retain trained personnel, an Oireachtas Committee has heard. Previou(...)

William Buick onboard Hurricane Lane comes home  ahead of Frankie Dettori onboard Lone Eagle to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Hurricane Lane and William Buick got the better of Frankie Dettori’s mount Lone Eagle to record a one-two for cross-channel raiders in Saturday’s Duba(...)

The Irish Aviation Authority has urged that the military ‘should have full capability to detect potential aircraft infringements into our national airspace’.  File photograph: RAF/PA

It was the second week in March last year and the world was focused on the worsening Covid-19 pandemic, as it raged around the globe. Off the northwes(...)

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