"My bottom line is the metric on this will be the data on whether we stem the flow of people leaving the Defence Forces." Meanwhile, PDFORRA
chief Ger Guinan told the Irish Mirror last night he could not comment until the official report was published.
Last year PDFORRA
called on the Government to seek the extradition of Bazi in accordance with internation-al law.
Speaking at the PDFORRA
conference in Castlebar, Co Mayo, he said: "We feel our service has been taken for granted.
Meanwhile, the PDFORRA
conference starts in Castlebar, Co Mayo, today and pay and conditions will be at the centre ed e of discussions.
has been engaged in a process since 2011 of seeking to have the Working Time Directive protections afforded to our members yet to date no advances have been made [except] for those that have been secured through court action.
Gerard Guinan, generalsecretary at PDFORRA
, a representative group for the Defence Forces, warned the shortfall would soon be felt.
, which represents Naval Service sailors, described it as a "terrible deal" and the organisation cannot understand why a much higher reserve was not set at the time.
general secretary Gerry Rooney believes the Government should make an alternative available as some people are sensitive to Lariam.
Any member who tests positive is liable to be removed." Gerry Rooney, general secretary of the forces' organisation PDFORRA
, said: "Colleagues depend on each other in situations, often overseas, where there is a real risk of injury or death and any members who have been taking illegal drugs can't have any place in such an organisation."
, the association representing soldiers, sailors and aircrew of the Permanent Defence Force urged the Government to give officers "reasonable allowances".
- the association representing soldiers, sailors and aircrew - has slammed as "not credible" suggestions the controversial move would save millions of euro.
association said since 1994 soldiers who enlist as a private must quit after 12 years of service unless they advance to the rank of corporal.