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Irish Defence Forces  The official Instagram of the Irish Defence Forces. Please follow for quality photos of the Army, Air Corps, Naval Service and our overseas missions.

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Best of luck to the crew of LÉ W.B. Yeats as they deploy to Search and Rescue operations in the Mediterranean -
#irishnavalservice #wbyeats #medditeranean #searchandrescue #humanitarian #navy #medics #dffamily #irish #irishdefenceforces #defenceforces #navalvessel #óglaighnahéireann #éire #sailor #irishsailor #ireland

The Air Corps is now accepting applications for the Apprentice Military Aircraft Technician scheme. Successful candidates will graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Military Aviation Technology Level 7 (Tech), accredited by the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
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Private Patrick McDonald fires on his target while competing for the 27th Battalion in the International Marksmanship Skills Competition
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Sgt. David Greene helps Cpl. Nigel Callahan find the target at the Defence Forces' International Marksmanship Skills Competition in the Glen of Imaal, Co. Wicklow
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Standard NCO's Course conducting FIBUA (Fighting In Built Up Areas) training in CBRN (Chemical Biological Radioactive and Nuclear) gear.
Difficulty: Expert
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2 Star Private observes his arcs from a well camouflaged OP while on 3 Star course exercise in the Glen of Imaal.
An interesting article covering this exercise can be found in the next edition of An Cosantoir magazine.
#camo #camouflage #hidden #soldier #outdoors #military #ancosantoir #militarymagazine #glenofimaal #tactical #binoculars #wicklowmountains #irish #irishsoldier #ireland

An Cosantóir (The Defender) June issue Army Ranger Wing (ARW) Special, out 4th June, priced €3 or €1 online.
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Today on International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers, we salute our 658 personnel serving Ireland overseas in 12 missions, in 11 countries and 1 sea.
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Proud to win the award for Best Experimental Format for our Virtual Reality Experience at @sockies.ie last night
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Capt. Tadhg McCarthy - Platoon Commander instructing on the latest 3 Star course on their final ground phase exercise in the Glen of Imaal -
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