Gardaí, fire fighters and HSE staff stood at attention on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay on Friday as a bagpipe played to see off the LE William Butler Yeats. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Members of the Emergency Services lined Sir John Rogerson’s Quay on Friday to pay tribute to the Naval Service as it completed its Covid-19 support mi(...)

Pamela O’Reilly from New Zealand rembered her Grandfather George Robinson. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Relatives of those who were on the RMS Leinster when it was sunk by a German submarine 100 years ago have visited the site of the sinking. The mail b(...)

Six army cases were heard at the Military Justice Centre at McKee Barracks in Dublin in 2016. Photograph: Eric Luke

An Irish Army soldier who went missing for almost a year and a half has been fined 10 weeks’ pay and issued a severe reprimand. However, the private(...)

Maj Gen Michael Finn:  ‘It is a critical challenge to find ways to address the contentious issue of caveats and to maintain the integrity of peacekeeping missions into the future.’ Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Overseas missions are “vitally important” to the Defence Forces and help to project a very good image of Ireland internationally , according to a seni(...)

Cmdt Nile (Niall) Donohoe: displayed ‘flagrant contempt to [his] senior officer’, said military court judge. Photograph: Collins Courts

An Air Corps commandant who was found guilty of assaulting a superior officer will not face dismissal from the Defence Forces, a military court has(...)

Detail of a map of the Golan Heights for  Undof, the UN peacekeeping and observer force.

Six months of detailed planning, training, and organising all the complex, and at times competing, imperatives of mission converge in late March in (...)

 Irish Army excercises in Port, Cork. Judge Col Campion said rules of conduct for military procedures were listed in the Defence Act. Photograph: Daragh MacSweeney/Provision

An Air Corps officer facing five court-martial charges including calling a superior a “piece of s**t” has been told his case cannot be stopped on the(...)

Defence counsel Gareth Humphreys said it was up to the prosecution to prove beyond a reasonable doubt the actions of an  army private accused of sexual assault were not due to the anti malarial drug Lariam.

An army private who had claimed he was suffering side effects of the anti-malaria drug Lariam when he sexually assaulted a female colleague has been c(...)