ONE Veterans Newsletter Vol 3 Issue 2 for 2024

Our latest ONE Veterans Newsletter Vol 3 Issue 2 for 2024.

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Topics include:

An Update on ONE, where the role of ONE can be summarised in four words – Support, Comradeship, Advocacy & Remembrance.

New Veteran Support Officer (Counsellor) Denis Buckley joins ONE’s professional team.

Veterans Benefit Programme: Over the last number of months, ONE has initiated a Veteran Benefit Programme under Goal 8 of our Strategic Plan for all veterans of the Defence Forces. Visit

All Ireland Mental Health Support System: 24/7/365 Mental Health Support Helpline will support veterans of the Defence Forces both North and South, provided by Laya Healthcare.

A look at ONE’s Strategic Plan – ONE75: ONE has nine strategic goals.

Donating the price of a cup of coffee – from €5 to ONE weekly/monthly or annually.

Fundraisers Wanted in 2024.

Membership 2024: Join Our Team – ONE Membership is open for new members and renewal of current membership and now includes serving members of the Defence Forces.

Upcoming Courses / Training: Further Education & Training Course Hub (FETCH) and Free Bookkeeping and Payroll Courses with Big Red Cloud.

Upcoming Dates for Your Diary:

  • RBL ROI Annual Somme Ceremony of Remembrance and Wreath Laying – Saturday 13th July 2024.
  • National Day of Commemoration – Sunday 14 July 2024 at 10.30 hrs in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin (Location TBC).
  • 25th Anniversary- Private Billy Kedian, C Coy, 85 Inf Bn – Saturday 20th July 2024, 12 noon.
  • ONE AGM and Annual Convention on 28th September 2024, McKee Barracks.
  • Veterans’ Day on 29th September 2024, both in McKee Barracks.

Contact details for ONE professional staff: including CEO, Veteran Support Officers and House Managers.

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ONE’s primary objective is to support the needs of Irish veterans by the provision of accommodation to homeless and other veterans in need of such domestic accommodation in its Veterans’ Homes and the provision of other advice and support to veterans, in particular Mental Health advice, through its nationwide network of Branches and Veterans’ Support Centres. Visit this website for more info.

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