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Government To Finalise Negotiations For Purchase Of New Naval Service Patrol Vessels
Navy
The Minister for Defence, Mr. Tony Killeen, TD, with his cabinet colleague the Minister for Finance, Mr. Brian Lenihan, TD, were today, at the Naval Service Base in Haulbowline, Cork to welcome home the Naval Service vessel the L.E. Niamh…
Minister Killeen Visits L.E. Aoife In Kilrush
Navy
Minister for Defence, Mr. Tony Killeen, T.D. visited the L.E. Aoife which was in Kilrush, Co. Clare, on Saturday as part of the festivities surrounding the West of Ireland Offshore Racing Association's (WIORA) Yacht Racing Championship. The event was hosted…
Graduation Ceremony at National Maritime College of Ireland
Navy
The NMCI, Ireland's only purpose built Maritime Training Centre, and a constituent college of CIT will, tomorrow afternoon, host the conferring of graduates in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork. For the first time in the history of the Naval Service and the…
Naval Vessel to circle South America
Navy
The Irish Naval Service patrol vessel, the LE Niamh, is underway on a 14,000-mile diplomatic trip around South America. The trip, which will cost upwards of €500,000, has gone ahead despite criticism of the cost at a time when Ireland…
LE Aoife Heading for Major Repairs
Navy
The LE Aofie will be taken in for routine maintenance next month which will involve major repairs according to Sunday Tribune reporter Ken Foxe. More than 250,000 Euro was spent on repairs to LE Emer and LE Aoife after holes…

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