Archive for the ‘Defence’ Category
Clare raised the issue of the eviction of members of the defense forces from army accommodation. Click on the link below to watch the discussion:
Asking Alan Shatter about army accommodation and other matters relating to the Amy base at the Curragh in Co. Kildare.
Clare asked the Minister about public access to information with regard to unresolved cases. Click on link to watch:
A Canadian C130 Hercules and two KC 10 US air force refueling tanks, which may indicate that they were refueling other US military aircraft that were transiting through Irish airspace. The Hercules was at gate 42 which suggests it was carrying passengers and not cargo.
Edward Horgan of Shannon Watch witnessed the landing of U.S. military aircraft at Shannon Airport on Sunday Evening he also witnessed US soldiers on the ground near these aircraft some of whom appeared to be carrying weapons.