TITLE

Ireland (Fire)

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Military Technology;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the geographic and socio-demographic conditions of Ireland, with special emphasis on its national defense. Spread across 70,280 square kilometers, Ireland houses 3,969,558 people, as of July 2004. Officially, the literacy rate in Ireland is 99%. The Minister for Foreign Affairs has overall responsibility for international security policy and the role of the Minister for Defence and the defence organisation is essentially a supportive one, although increasing in importance. The Minister for Defence is head of the Department and the Secretary General is the principal officer of the Department.
ACCESSION #
17111214

 

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