PDForra Welcome Commitment By Defence Minister To Address Recruitment And Retention Crisis In Naval Service

Simon Coveney told RTE's Morning Ireland that he will engage with the Naval service before a commission to discuss issues such as pay in the Defence Forces is convened. 

PDForra are calling for the Tech 2 to 6 review that recommended increased allowances to be published and implemented immediately to stem the manpower crisis, which has seen naval ships tied up at Haulbowline due to an exodus of staff.

Speaking to RedFM News, Mark Keane from PDForra says members of the Defence Forces have put in a huge effort during the Covid pandemic: 

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