All posts tagged Defence Forces

The role of the Defence Forces in the preservation of cyber-security

______________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 30/09/2021Question Number(s): 122,125 Question Reference(s): 46865/21, 47124/21Department: DefenceAsked by: David Stanton T.D., James Lawless T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION * To ask the Minister for Defence the role of the Defence Forces in…

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Naval Service strength

______________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 30/09/2021Question Number(s): 119,136,138,140 Question Reference(s): 47149/21, 46864/21, 46849/21, 47064/21Department: DefenceAsked by: John Lahart T.D., David Stanton T.D., Neale Richmond T.D., Éamon Ó Cuív T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION * To ask the Minister…

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Reserve Defence Forces strength

______________________________________________For Written Answer on : 15/09/2021Question Number(s): 373 Question Reference(s): 43307/21Department: DefenceAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Defence the current strength of the Reserve Defence Forces by rank; the establishment…

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Upgrade of Haulbowline Naval Base

_____________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 13/05/2021Question Number(s): 51 Question Reference(s): 24983/21Department: DefenceAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Defence his plans to upgrade facilities at the Naval Service base at Haulbowline;…

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Reserve Defence Forces legislation

____________________________________________For Oral Answer on : 13/05/2021Question Number(s): 49 Question Reference(s): 24982/21Department: DefenceAsked by: David Stanton T.D.______________________________________________ QUESTION To ask the Minister for Defence his plans to bring forward legislation to enable members of the Reserve…

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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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