Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Questions (86)

Catherine Connolly


86. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if a new recruitment campaign for the Defence Forces will start before the end of 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37367/19]

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Written answers (Question to Defence)

General Service recruitment to the Permanent Defence Force is now open for applications all year round following the campaign launch in March 2019. In July 2019, a further awareness exercise was conducted in the media and it is intended that awareness/recruitment stands will be in place at upcoming high profile national events such as the Ploughing Championship and the Irish Times Higher Options expo in the RDS.