International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

Happy International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers to those who have served or are serving. Today, we recognise the service and sacrifice of peacekeepers, past and present, and the commitment of the communities they serve to the cause of peace. Since Ireland’s first United Nations peacekeeping deployment in 1958, the Defence Forces have worked, continuously, […]

Famine Trail Walk Fundraiser starts tomorrow

We wish our Famine Trail Walkers the very best as they set off early tomorrow as part of their fundraising initiative to help support other veterans who have become homeless or need professional services. Famine Trail Walk – Veterans Walking for Veterans In 1847, 227 families were evicted from their homes on Strokestown Estate in […]

Kildare Councellors receive presentation from veteran support group

PLANS: ONE aims to open up a new centre for veterans in the town of Newbridge in the near-future By Ciarán Mather / Leinster Leader / Kildare Live Councillors for the Kildare-Newbridge Municipal District received a deputation from members of ONE (the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel) on Wednesday, April 17 last. ONE, also known […]

Riu Plaza the Gresham Hotel is hiring

Riu Plaza the Gresham Hotel is a landmark property in the heart of Dublin, steeped in history, renowned for providing the highest standard of service to our guests.  Our exciting redevelopment programme has provided a new opportunity to join our Front Office team as a full-time Door Person. (40 hours per week) This role is […]

DAA is hiring – Join their Team

JOIN THE TEAM DAA are hiring Airport Search Unit Officers, Retail Sales Professionals and Operations team members in Dublin Airport. “Come and meet us at the Jobs Fair taking place at the RADISSON HOTEL, DUBLIN AIRPORT on Thursday, 18th April from 10am – 5pm.” Competitive starting rates with progression on future rates of pay and […]

ONE Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 4 December 2023 is out now.

ONE Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 4 December 2023 is out now. This version is interactive and you can click on links. Topics include: Please share with your family and friends. Download the newsletter here: Newsletter #DefenceForces #Veterans #Charity #Newsletter #Homeless #Homelessness #MentalHealth #Wellbeing #Wellness #SCAR #Support #Comradeship #Advocacy #Remembrance #NoIrishVeteranLeftBehind #CounsellingServices #VeteranSupport #Fundraising #VeteransAffairs #Veteran […]

Niemba Ambush Survivor Joseph Fitzpatrick passes away (Dec 5th)

Sadly the remaining survivor of the Niemba Ambush Joseph Fitzpatrick passed away on the 5th Dec 2023. Joseph is pictured here with fellow survivor Tom Kenny (Tom passed away on 30th Oct 2021). The 63rd Anniversary of the Niemba Ambush was remembered recently in Dublin, more here: FITZPATRICK, Joseph (Cabra, Dublin) (formerly of the Irish […]

EMPOWERING VETERANS: The Mission of Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann

By Cormac Kirwan, CEO of ONE  Photo/Graphics by Wayne Fitzgerald INTRODUCTION Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel – ONE) is a Veterans Organisation, a Registered Charity, a Company Limited by Guarantee, an Approved Housing Body, and a Sustainable Energy Community for veterans of the Defence Forces. ONE was established on 10 March […]

Free 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support Programme

At the recent launch of ONE’s Annual Fuchsia Appeal in Brú na bhFiann (Home of the Brave), in Smithfield, Dublin, Colm Campbell, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ONE announced, “Today, we are extending our Mental Health Support Service by launching a 24/7 helpline for all veterans of the Defence Forces operated by Laya […]

ONE Newsletter Vol 2 Issue 3 October 2023 is out now.

This version is interactive and you can click on links. ONE’s 14th Annual Fuchsia Appeal launch to help struggling veterans is the main article. Other topics include: ONE’s Annual Convention and AGM was held on the 30th of September in McKee Barracks, Dublin. The Branch of the Year was awarded to the Sgt Pat Mulcahy […]