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13:05  06 may  2019
13:05  06 may  2019 Source:

Just 33 women have joined and remained in the Irish Defence Forces in the past four years

Just 33 women have joined and remained in the Irish Defence Forces in the past four years A total of €919,423 was spent on PR and advertising in order to boost recruitment figures for female candidates from 2013 to 2017 . A spokesperson for the Defence Forces said: “It remains a priority for Oglaigh na hEireann to increase female participation as per the 2015 White Paper. “To facilitate this, recruitment campaigns in recent years have utilised a variety of methods to encourage female applicants for a career in Oglaigh na hEireann.” Out of the 612 personnel inducted into the Defence Forces, only 50 were female.

The Paris Police Prefecture (French: Préfecture de police de Paris ) is the unit of the French Ministry of the Interior that provides police , emergency services

Paris police stations are there to help you in the event of a problem: loss or theft, accident, assault … Flea markets and antique dealers. Concept stores, designer goods and arty shopping. Police stations in Paris . Each “commissariat” or police station is responsible for the security of their

Flea 'invasion' forces Paris police station to close © Getty The fleas have been nibbling at staff at the police station. File pic An outbreak of fleas has led to the closure of a Paris police station after officers complained they were being bitten and the parasites were "contaminating" their homes.

A police union said officials had not properly dealt with the outbreak - which reportedly began a few weeks ago - and that working conditions were deplorable.

"EMPLOYMENT EVACUATION! For many days, officials of the CP19 are undergoing a flea invasion that generates conditions of work NOT PERMISSIBLE !!!", the Alliance union tweeted.

Their demand to shut the police station for a complete disinfection has now been heeded.

Le Parisien reports that pest control experts will enter the building on Monday and Tuesday to kill off the fleas.

Many staff at the station - in the city's 19th arrondissement - had been bitten and the police union said some had "brought back (the fleas) to their homes thus contaminating the family unit".

Union officials said they would raise the issue during a meeting with interior minister Christophe Castaner on Monday.

Irish troops forking out €800 of own money to get home from overseas for holidays.
Exclusive: One long-serving soldier told the Irish Mirror he had splashed out thousands of euro for flights . He said: “You are representing your country and doing your duty and are made to pay for it." The dad of two, based in the west, said the Defence Forces won’t cover the cost for leave flights – even though they can’t stay where they are stationed. The soldier, who cannot be identified but has completed overseas tours, including in Chad, Africa, said he has to spend between €345 and €800 to get home while on leave.

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