01 April 2020 – Allowed former military personnel to re-enlist

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Type of Intervention: Emergency government
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Irish Government made provision for former enlisted personnel of the Permanent Defence Force to re-enlist.

The scheme will allow for initial re-enlistment for a minimum of six months and up to three years.

The scheme is intended to address skills deficits which cannot be met by existing personnel resources.
Full details here: https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/701d50-minister-with-responsibility-for-defence-launches-new-scheme-to-re-e/