All posts tagged Defence Forces

Local Frontline Workers and Volunteers played vital role during Storm Emma – Minister David Stanton

Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Justice, David Stanton has praised the dedication of emergency service workers, other frontline staff, contractors and volunteers…

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Defence Forces Now Recruiting – David Stanton

Young people should consider a career in the Defence Forces as recruitment begins again in earnest. That’s according to Cork East Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the…

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QUESTION NO: 223

David Stanton asked the Minister for Defence regarding allowances for Defence Forces overseas deployment; the reduction in these allowances proposed in the Budget and the amount this reduction will yield per annum

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Stanton welcomes commitment of Irish Troops to Lebanon

Fine Gael Defence Spokesperson David Stanton TD has welcomed the Government's decision to committ 440 troops to UNIFIL. It is expected that these members of the Defence Forces will be deployed to Lebanon in the first half of next year.

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Weather emergencies: call out army earlier – Stanton

Fine Gael Defence Spokesperson, David Stanton TD has called for the army to be used earlier in severe weather situations. Deputy Stanton also raised the need for the Government, local authorities and national emergency bodies to ensure flood and other weather risks are minimised this winter.

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€1M to be squandered as FF/Greens insist on Defence Forces HQ move- Stanton

The Fianna Fáil/Green Government and the Minister of Defence are squandering money we don’t have on a move we don’t need says Fine Gael Defence Spokesperson, David Stanton TD. The Government are planning to spend over €1 million to move the high-tech communications and operations sections of the of the Department of Defence and Defence Forces as part of their decentralisation plans when there is no need for it to be moved.

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Stanton calls for Irish troops to be committed overseas at earliest opportunity

Fine Gael Spokesman for Defence, David Stanton T.D. has called on the Minister to seek out an early opportunity to deploy the Defence Forces force to a battalion sized mission overseas to ensure Ireland maintains their hard earned reputation as a world class peace support force and to maintain the highest standards of a professional military force.

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Congo commemoration a reminder of invaluable service provided by Irish troops overseas

Fine Gael Spokesman for Defence, David Stanton T.D., has today (Friday) paid tribute to the Defence Forces on the 50th anniversary of the first deployment of Irish peacekeepers to the Congo, many of whom made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf in the pursuit of peace.

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David Stanton Questions Minister on Defence Forces Strength

Click here to watch David's: Question to Minister on Defence Forces Strength

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David Stanton Questions Minister for Defence on Overseas Missions

Click here to watch David's: Question to Minister for Defence on Overseas Missions

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Stanton welcomes appointment to FG Front Bench as Defence Spokesman

David Stanton TD has said he is delighted to be appointed to the Front Bench as Defence Spokesman for Fine Gael and said he looks forward to this challenging and rewarding role.

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Reserve Defence Forces

QUESTION NO: 151 To ask the Minister for Defence the progress that has been made in facilitating members of the Reserve Defence Forces to serve overseas; the timescale for such…

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