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The latest Defence Forces rescue act – at Dublin Airport – will not prevent troops from taking flight

Paul Williams


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An Aer Lingus plane departs from Dublin Airport

An Aer Lingus plane departs from Dublin Airport

An Aer Lingus plane departs from Dublin Airport

To “send in the cavalry” is internationally recognised shorthand for calling in specialist support in a major emergency or disaster.

It was an image often used in old Western movies: the 7th Cavalry galloping into view to save the besieged homesteaders at the 11th hour.


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