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Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'
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Outgoing head of Defence Forces says Government cuts to military have caused 'frustration'

Aug 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 36,666 Views 31 Comments
  • Vice Admiral Mark Mellett is set to retire in the coming months from his role as Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces.
  • In a wide-ranging interview Mellett spoke at length about funding difficulties.
  • He also believes that the future of defence lies in a combination of cyber and traditional roles.
Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland
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# Climate Security Threat

Head of Defence Forces says climate change is single biggest threat to Ireland

Jul 30th 2021, 12:05 AM 53,444 Views 115 Comments
  • Mellett, who holds a PhD in environmental governance, believes Ireland must act to prevent the impact of climate change.
  • The Chief of Staff said Ireland needs to lose its 'false sense of security'.
  • Mellett also believes that the State will have to play a role in battling climate breakdown.
Donald Trump names his fourth chief of staff, and appoints special envoy for Northern Ireland
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# Mark And Mick

Donald Trump names his fourth chief of staff, and appoints special envoy for Northern Ireland

Mar 7th 2020, 9:01 AM 20,807 Views 34 Comments

Mick Mulvaney had been serving as acting chief of staff since Trump fired John Kelly in December 2018.

Tom Clonan: 'My whistleblower journey in the Defence Forces has ended. I am back in from the cold'
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Tom Clonan: 'My whistleblower journey in the Defence Forces has ended. I am back in from the cold'

Nov 28th 2019, 12:05 PM 44,450 Views 70 Comments

Dr Tom Clonan met with the Defence Forces Chief of Staff today about a reconciliation process. ‘Unusually for Ireland, this whistleblowing story has a happy ending,’ he writes.

'Get over it': White House confirms Trump tied Ukraine funding to probe of Democratic National Committee
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'Get over it': White House confirms Trump tied Ukraine funding to probe of Democratic National Committee

Oct 17th 2019, 9:52 PM 18,466 Views 47 Comments

US acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted however that Trump did nothing wrong.

Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end
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Trump says chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

Dec 8th 2018, 6:40 PM 16,989 Views 28 Comments

He called Kelly “a great guy”.

'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow
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'I thought at least that was sacred' - Trump's chief of staff strongly defends president's call to war widow

Oct 19th 2017, 9:48 PM 31,286 Views 99 Comments

If Trump and John Kelly aren’t getting along, it didn’t show in the chief of staff’s speech this evening.

Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly
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Trump slams 'dishonest media' for reports of rift with Chief of Staff John Kelly

Oct 11th 2017, 8:08 AM 13,758 Views 30 Comments

“The fake news is at it again.”

'I'm still a Trump fan': Former Chief of Staff said he wasn't pushed out and chose to resign
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'I'm still a Trump fan': Former Chief of Staff said he wasn't pushed out and chose to resign

Jul 29th 2017, 8:24 AM 10,444 Views 22 Comments

Reince Priebus was called a “paranoid schizophrenic” by Trump’s top communications aide just before he stood aside.

Inside Slab Murphy's multi-million euro, cross-border smuggling empire
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Inside Slab Murphy's multi-million euro, cross-border smuggling empire

Feb 26th 2016, 12:58 PM 54,748 Views 214 Comments

Murphy ran a profitable cross-border trade, first with pigs and cattle and then with fuel and oil.

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012
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# Good Advice

Taoiseach's office paid over half a million euro for five special advisers in 2012

Aug 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 6,899 Views 69 Comments

This figure compares to over one million euro that Brian Cowen paid in special adviser salaries when he was Taoiseach.

Gardaí in riot gear attend funeral of former IRA chief of staff
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Gardaí in riot gear attend funeral of former IRA chief of staff

Jun 8th 2013, 5:25 PM 34,123 Views 247 Comments

Gardaí said there were no arrests and no incidents at the funeral.

Reports that Defence Forces troops to be cut are 'speculation'
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Reports that Defence Forces troops to be cut are 'speculation'

Jul 17th 2012, 11:30 AM 4,201 Views 104 Comments

It was reported today that 500 troops are to be cut from the Defence Forces – but this has been denied.

10 things to know about new White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew
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10 things to know about new White House Chief of Staff Jacob Lew

Jan 10th 2012, 2:23 PM 2,451 Views 5 Comments

With the announcement that Bill Daley will be stepping down as Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff at the end of January, we take a look at who will replace him…

Obama loses second Chief of Staff within 12 months
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Obama loses second Chief of Staff within 12 months

Jan 9th 2012, 9:03 PM 5,274 Views 9 Comments

Bill Daley, the Irish-American former commerce secretary, quits after just 355 days as Barack Obama’s right-hand man.

Obama to name Irish-American as new Chief of Staff
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Obama to name Irish-American as new Chief of Staff

Jan 6th 2011, 7:02 PM 539 Views 0 Comments

William Daley – the brother of retiring Chicago mayor Richard – will succeed Rahm Emanuel, who himself is running in Chicago.

Emanuel formally steps down as WH chief of staff
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Emanuel formally steps down as WH chief of staff

Oct 1st 2010, 6:00 PM 74 Views 0 Comments