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Cpt Ciara Ní Ruairc,  from Kildare, is part of the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO), which was first deployed in 1991

It’s not everyone’s choice of a spot to spend the summer – a dugout in the Golan Heights, or a live-fire training camp in Mali – although there are ot(...)

Chief of Staff, Defence Forces: Vice Admiral Mark Mellett. Photograph: Collins

The Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces has said that if the Public Sector Pay Commission does not adequately address the pay deficit within the Def(...)

Ciarán Martin, chief executive officer of the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre, was in Dublin recently to address the Institute of International and European Affairs. File photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images

We live in ignorant bliss of the cyber threats security agencies have averted. It’s the nature of the beast that the agencies involved don’t make publ(...)

Lord Mayor Mick Finn suggested people should try and imagine what life was like for the generation of young Cork people who went to fight in battle.

Commemorating those who fell in the first World War will help Ireland and the world learn lessons on how to avoid such carnage and the futility of ano(...)

The 1916 centenary commemorative medals which were presented to members of the Defence Forces by President Michael D Higgins, in December 2017. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Some 3,500 firefighters are to be presented with medals to mark their contribution to the 1916 commemorations two years ago. Medals marking the cent(...)

‘We’ve got plenty of control over this as individuals, as companies and as governments.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Brexit will not have an impact on the levels of co-operation between the UK and the EU on cybersecurity, according to the head of Britain’s National C(...)

Irish presidential candidate Peter Casey said the Irish Air Corps fleet should be replaced by a dozen helicopters. Photograph: PA Wire

Presidential candidate Peter Casey has said the people who get up early in the morning and pay taxes “are the people that need help” in Ireland. Mr (...)

The Government should mandate the ESB to deliver the plan as a means of breaking the current impasse, according to Fianna Fáil communications spokesman Timmy Dooley.

Ryanair’s first-half profit fell by 7 per cent to € 1.2 billion, as average fares declined due to excess capacity in Europe and repeated air traffic c(...)

A senior judge has warned of the need for urgent action to revise a 2011 law that allows State agencies to access people’s phone and internet records

A senior judge has warned of the need for urgent action to revise a 2011 law that allows State agencies to access people’s phone and internet records,(...)

Mr Justice Michael McGrath ruled  the application to Gavin Morrissey of changes introduced last April in rules for admission to the course, which changes adversely impacted on him, was unfair because they were made without adequate and clear notice to him. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Kilkenny student who went to the High Court after being refused a place this autumn in the Army Cadet School can begin the course immediately aft(...)

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