asked the Minister for Defence if efforts to recruit more personnel to man the ships of the naval service have been successful.
Ceisteanna—Questions Oral Answers. - Naval Service Recruitment.
My Department's efforts to enlist recruits in the Naval Service have been very successful. As I informed the Deputy on 15th December, 1971, in reply to a previous question, there is at present a shortage of executive branch officers in the Service. Steps are being taken to remedy that shortage.