Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Department of Defence
Defence Forces Recruitment
72. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of additional recruits the Defence Forces have taken on to date in 2019 with regard to the three services; the gender breakdown of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45658/19]
The table below illustrates the number of general service recruits the Permanent Defence Force have inducted to date in 2019 with regard to all three services and the gender breakdown of same.
|General Service Recruits Total||398||24||422|
* As at 31 Oct 2019
Continuous General Service recruitment is taking place with further inductions anticipated before the year end.