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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Army Strength.

Wednesday, 26 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 2

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39.

Mr. Lindsay: Information on Patrick James Lindsay Zoom on Patrick James Lindsay asked the Minister for Defence the present strength of the Defence Forces in each rank.

Mr. Hilliard: Information on Michael Hilliard Zoom on Michael Hilliard As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

STRENGTH OF ÓGLAIGH NA hÉIREANN ON 31/12/1965

Oifigigh

Céimeanna Na Buan Óglaigh Cúltaca Oifi-geach (An Chéad Líne) Cúltaca Oifi-geach (An Fórsa Cosanta Aitiúil) Cúltaca Oifi-geach (An Slua Muirí)
Céimeanna Airm:
Left.-Chinearál 1
Maor-Chinearál 1
Cornal 34
Left.-Chornal 84 2
Ceannfort 272 35 101
Captaen 430 393 102
Lefteanant 201 70 332
Dara-Lefteanant 69 1 193
Céimeanna Cabhlaigh:
Captaen 1
Ceannasaí 3
Left.-Cheannasaí 11 4 3
Lefteanant 14 4 5
Fo-Lefteanant 9 8
Meirgire 14
IOMLÁN 1,130 509 728 30

[205] Fir

Céimeanna Na Buan Óglaigh Cúltaca Fear (An Chéad Líne) Cúltaca Fear (An Fórsa Cosanta Áitiúil) Cúltaca Fear (An Slua Muirí)
Céimeanna Airm:
Maor-Sháirsint 32 17
Ceathrú-Sháirsint Cathláin 29 5
Sairsint Complachta 131 3 90
Ceathrú-Sháirsint Complachta 311 2 36
Sáirsint 973 109 720
Ceannaire 1,333 198 2,093
Saighdiúir Singil 4,113 1,434 18,136
Dalta 65
Céimeanna Cabhlaigh:
Oifigeach Barántais 3 2
Ard-Mhion-Oifigeach Sinsearach 1 3
Ard-Mhion-Oifigeach 27 1 16
Mion-Oifigeach Sinsearach 2 1
Mion-Oifigeach 47 26 21
Mairnéalach Ceannais 50 38 41
Mairnéalach 128 38 349
IOMLÁN 7,245 1,849 21,097 433


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