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Attention – RDF needs you

Reserve Defence Forces numbers in Clare are to get a boost as part of a recruitment campaign now underway nationwide. E Company 1 Infantry Battalion, headquartered in Abbey Street, Ennis, is holding an open day/information day on this  Saturday and is inviting young men and woman to go along to see what army life is all about. “There have been a lot of changes in the Defence Forces in the past couple of years and we need to start recruiting again in Ennis and the county for the local Clare unit,” said company commander, Commandant PJ McCarron. E Company is the only RDF unit in Clare. “We have personnel from Gort as well but mostly from Clare of course. It’s the only unit in Clare and the headquarters is in Ennis,” Cmdt McCarron explained. “We have seen a lot of changes from the old LDF – the Local Defence Force – to the FCA and, now, the Reserve Defence Forces. …

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