Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Defence Forces Strength.

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asked the Minister for Defence the actual strength of the Defence Forces as of 30 September 1989; and if he will give a break-down of the categories of same.

The strength of the Permanent Defence Force on 30 September 1989 was 12,978, broken down as follows: Army, 11,215; Air Corps, 828; Naval Service, 935.