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Reserve Defence Forces Careers

The restructured Reserve Defence Force RDF (na hÓglaigh Cúltaca) has undergone a reorganisation in tandem with the Permanent Defence Force as part of the “Single Force” concept.

Read About the Army Reserve

The Army Reserve is a part-time component of the Defence Forces comprising of volunteers who participate in Defence Forces training in their spare time

Read about the Naval Service Reserve

The Naval Service Reserve (NSR) is organized in five units, one each in Cork, Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and a Technical Support Unit.

How to join

From time to time, the Defence Forces will advertise Reserve Defence Forces Recruitment Competitions.