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Sinn Féin defence spokesman Aengus Ó Snodaigh highlighted the case of one soldier who described himself as ‘on the verge of suicide’ because of his working hours, pay and lack of family time. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dáil has been told of the case of a member of the Defence Forces who was close to suicide over the amount of time away from his family on 24-hour (...)

 Kenny Rumball skippering the J109 Jedi at the start of June’s Round Ireland Race. The recovery of a man overboard from the yacht at night during the 700-mile race led to a Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seamanship Trophy. Photo: David O’Brien

Key Irish sailing events are reporting buoyant entries for 2019 with early take-up at Ireland’s biggest regatta up as much as 70 per cent for July’s b(...)

Migrants in difficulty are approached by the Aquarius. Photograph: Patrick Barr/AP

In Tripoli, the capital city of Libya, Ibrahim is saving up money so he can try the sea again. He’s 17, a gay Somali who fled his home in Mogadishu wh(...)

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Ireland’s first involvement in a United Nations overseas mission, when a small team were deployed to Lebanon in 1958. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for State with responsibility for defence Paul Kehoe has paid tribute to members of the Defence Forces serving overseas on peacekeeping missi(...)

 Crowds attend the ‘standing down’ ceremony for the Haunting Soldier, in St Stephens Green, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It was billed as the people’s farewell to the Haunting Soldier, the giant installation made of scrap metal which has galvanised many into remembrance (...)

Minister for Defence  Paul Kehoe denied he was ‘the scrooge of Government’ during an exchange with Deputy Jack Chambers in the Dáil. File photograph:  Alan Betson

The Minister of State for Defence has criticised the leaking of an internal document from the military authorities which contradicts his view that the(...)

Under the Irish initiative, participating countries of the EU would be able to commit to a UN mission on a time-limited basis. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland will today lead a six-strong group of European Union states that will encourage other EU states to play a larger role in United Nations peacek(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels this week ahead of the summit to meet European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

European affairs ministers will hear a first strongly supportive response from EU capitals to the Brexit withdrawal agreement when they meet in Brusse(...)

Dr Kieran Moore, a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist, previously based at Slaney House told an Oireachtas committee  he was resigning as his position was “untenable and unsafe”. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Child and adolescent mental health services operating from a building previously described as “in a state” by a paediatric psychiatrist in Co Wexford (...)

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe. In August, former Fianna Fáil minister Pat Carey, chair of the charity’s board, wrote to the Minister  seeking an extra €140,000 in State funding, due to the “serious financial situation” facing the Irish Red Cross

State funding to the Irish Red Cross will be increased to nearly €1 million a year, to help prevent a financial crisis at the organisation. The deci(...)

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