Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Army Recruiting Campaign.

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asked the Minister for Defence if he will make a statement on the result of the recent recruiting campaign, including the duration of the campaign and its cost; and if he will compare the results with those of the previous recruiting campaign.

The current recruiting campaign commenced on 17 Samhain, 1960, and up to 11 Feabhra, 1961, 256 recruits had been accepted. The cost of the campaign to date has been £860 approximately. As a result of the last recruiting campaign, which cost £6,952, during the period 21 Deireadh Fómhair, 1958-Eanáir, 1959, 1,063 recruits were attested.