Sunday 26 January 2020

Over 10,000 apply for just 600 defence forces jobs – new figures

Independnent.ie reporters

THE DEFENCE Forces have received 10,436 applications for just 600 army and naval service jobs.

The applications were made ahead of a deadline last night.

According to the Defence Forces, 8,752 people applied for 480 jobs in the army.

A further 1,583 applied for positions in the naval service.

Applicant also showed an interest in the army band as 101 of those who applied said they were interested in filling vacancies there.

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