NO TO PESCO – HOMES NOT BOMBS

So what is PESCO when it’s at home?  You can be forgiven for not knowing. PESCO (Permanent Structured Cooperation ) is something the government deliberately quietly and quickly rushed through the Dail with intention , as far as possible of avoiding public scrutiny and debate.

NO TO PESCO – HOMES NOT BOMBS

Even the name is designed to hide what it is really about. PESCO really means an EU army or perhaps ‘Towards an EU Army’. The top Eurocrats like EU Commission president Jean Claude Juncker have long wanted an EU army. In March 2015 he said that “a common European army would convey a clear message […]

Defence force families protest dreadful pay and conditions

Since the Banking Crash of 2009 there has been a serious lack of investment in the Irish Permanent Defence Forces.

Defence force families protest dreadful pay and conditions

Wayne Boston The equipment is as antiquated as a shabby sofa, and shabbier still are the pay and conditions that service personnel have to endure. This is especially true in the investment in its servicemen and women who, since 2009 have seen cuts to pay, allowances and even pensions. A qualified 3 star private can […]