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From TheJournal.ie 'Time is running out - this is a men's health scandal': Air Corps whistleblower opens up about his fight for justice Fighting On

'Time is running out - this is a men's health scandal': Air Corps whistleblower opens up about his fight for justice

Gavin Tobin has spent over €50,000 on his own healthcare.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves plans to train two Air Corps pilots in Australia in bid to address retention crisis Air Corps

Cabinet approves plans to train two Air Corps pilots in Australia in bid to address retention crisis

There are around 100 Air Corps pilots in the force.

From TheJournal.ie Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory Air Corps

Former Air Corps mechanic says fight against State 'back on' after Supreme Court victory

The complainants in this case allege there was a disregard for the safety of young Air Corps members.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for investigation as gardaí alerted to alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield Baldonnel

Calls for investigation as gardaí alerted to alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield Exclusive

Sinn Féín’s defence spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh told TheJournal.ie that he will be raising this issue with the Taoiseach as a matter of urgency.

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72 Whistleblowers

Air Corps whistleblower claims death toll from chemical-linked illnesses surpasses 72

Chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety are just some of the conditions the whistleblower has been living with for over a decade.

From TheJournal.ie Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea Seized

Five men arrested and drugs seized as Defence Forces assist in inter-agency operation at sea

A UK National Crime Agency (NCA) coordinated operation led to the detention of a yacht yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit Banned

Temporary ban on drones to be enforced in parts of Dublin and Knock during Pope visit

The Air Corps said that “if you use a drone in the Dublin area you may be acting illegally”.

From TheJournal.ie Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday

Man airlifted to hospital as thousands climb Croagh Patrick

Several other people were treated for medical issues on the mountain.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí probe Wexford fire after reports that barbecue caused huge beach blaze Curracloe

Gardaí probe Wexford fire after reports that barbecue caused huge beach blaze

People were forced to leave the popular tourist area yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties Hot Weather

Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties

The Air Corps has responded to requests in Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Offaly.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats' Terrorism

Defence Forces looking to recruit 480 people to help 'defend against modern threats'

The government wants to maintain a strength level of 9,500 personnel across the Army, Naval Service and Air Corps.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: The Beast in the West - stunning Air Corps video taken over Galway Winter Came This post contains videos

Watch: The Beast in the West - stunning Air Corps video taken over Galway

Emma and the Beast’s effects have been felt across the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'Today I am passing you a list of 56 verified deaths of serving and former colleagues. Average age: 48' Chemical Claims

'Today I am passing you a list of 56 verified deaths of serving and former colleagues. Average age: 48'

The whistleblower claims the number of deaths has risen sharply.

From TheJournal.ie Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns A New Dawn This post contains videos

Surge in women joining Defence Forces after €360,000 is spent on recruitment campaigns

Almost 14,000 men and women applied to join the Defence Forces in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Attempts to dismiss serving Air Corps whistleblower on medical grounds 'not a disciplinary procedure' Whistleblowers

Attempts to dismiss serving Air Corps whistleblower on medical grounds 'not a disciplinary procedure'

The man is one of a number of whistleblowers in the Air Corps.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide, cancer and organ failure - today we list all the alleged victims of the Air Corps chemical scandal Chemical Scandal
From TheJournal.ie Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years Recruitment

Over 1,000 Defence Forces members bought their way out in the last five years

Representatives say the government needs to improve pay and conditions to stop people leaving and encourage new recruits to join.

From TheJournal.ie On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign Military

On the hunt for a job? The Defence Forces have launched a new recruitment campaign

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe announced a new Permanent Defence Force general service recruitment competition.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need to be vindicated. Friends are dead or dying': Air Corps report due this week Waiting For Justice

'We need to be vindicated. Friends are dead or dying': Air Corps report due this week

The men claim they were exposed to dangerous levels of toxins when they worked at Baldonnel Airfield.

From TheJournal.ie Air Corps controversy: Minister says reports on toxicity at Baldonnel 'can't be found' Defence Forces

Air Corps controversy: Minister says reports on toxicity at Baldonnel 'can't be found'

At least six people are taking action against the State for alleged exposure to chemicals whilst in the Air Corps.

From TheJournal.ie Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer Defence Forces

Two men suing State over Air Corps chemical exposure say they have developed cancer

The men are two of six alleging that exposure to chemicals has made them seriously ill.

From TheJournal.ie Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire Galway This post contains videos

Over a third of Ireland's largest forest has been destroyed by gorse fire

Gardaí have asked people to avoid the Cloosh Valley area.

From TheJournal.ie 'In one case, a retired member's wife had eight miscarriages in succession' Protected Disclosures

'In one case, a retired member's wife had eight miscarriages in succession' Exclusive

A new Air Corps protected disclosure claims that a number of children have died as a result of their parents being exposed to chemicals.

From TheJournal.ie Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test Cocaine

Defence Forces pilot suspended after admitting taking cocaine before random drug test Exclusive

The pilot is expected to resign this week.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning Top Guns

Pictures: The Air Corps flew in formation across Dublin this morning

The brief display of formation flying at speed was in honour of the State visit of Croatia’s president to these shores.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel In The Navy

Looking for a job? The Defence Forces are recruiting 860 personnel

Defence Minister Paul Kehoe today announced a major recruitment drive for defence Forces for 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow Wexford

Farmer airlifted to hospital after accident involving cow

It is believed the man was stood on by the cow while working in a field on the farm.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond Power Of Nature This post contains videos

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

From TheJournal.ie The Mayo coastline looks incredible in this LÉ Orla photo Wow
From TheJournal.ie The Air Corps got a pretty spectacular view of Ed Sheeran last night Eye In The Sky
From TheJournal.ie Why were these Air Corps planes flying in formation over Dublin? Look To The Skies
From TheJournal.ie Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire DFB

Air Corps helicopter used to drop water on Ireland's Eye gorse fire

Dublin Fire Brigade ferried equipment to the Ireland to fight the fire.

From TheJournal.ie Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast Rescue

Fisherman airlifted from trawler over 100 miles from Irish coast

The Coast Guard helicopter took the man to Cork University Hospital, where his condition is unknown.

From TheJournal.ie Above the clouds: These eclipse photos from the Irish Air Corps are pretty breathtaking Into The Blue
From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irish Air Corps' secret weapon... Rihanna Take A Bow

Meet the Irish Air Corps' secret weapon... Rihanna

No, not that Rihanna…

From TheJournal.ie Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy Defence Forces

Here's a gender breakdown of our army and navy

The DF has recently encouraged more women to join its ranks.

From TheJournal.ie Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago Looking Back

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago

The snows started falling on this day four years ago, capping what was the coldest November period on record and heralding the start of the ‘Big Freeze’.

From TheJournal.ie The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend Air Corps

The Air Ambulance completed its 100th journey of 2014 over the weekend

It transferred a patient from Dublin to London.

From TheJournal.ie These 15 photos by the Air Corps show just how breathtaking Ireland can be in the summertime 40 Shades
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