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The Fuchsia Emblem
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The Fuchsia Emblem

Did you know? The Fuchsia Badge That the Fuchsia flower was chosen as the fundraising emblem of the ONE, which was first used in the inaugural Fuchsia Appeal launch in 2009. The annual Fuchsia
History of ONE Badge
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History of ONE Badge

Did you know? On the 10th March 1951, ‘Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann’ - The Organisation of National Ex-Servicemen was formed at the Mansion House in Dublin. This new organisation bro...
Did you know? Defence Forces ‘FF’ badge design
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Did you know? Defence Forces ‘FF’ badge design

Did you know? That the Óglaigh na h-Éireann (Defence Forces) FF cap badge design, which is common to all Corps and Services and all orders of dress, is derived from the badge of the Irish Volunteer...
Accommodation at Brú na bhFiann for Homeless (or About to Become Homeless) Defence Forces Veterans
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Accommodation at Brú na bhFiann for Homeless (or About to Become Homeless) Defence Forces Veterans

ONE opened its first Veterans Home in Queen Street, Dublin in 1994 following the deaths of a number of homeless veterans on the streets of Dublin.  Brú na bhFiann (as the home was known) could accommo
Press Release:Minister Coveney:  welcomes the publication of the Report by the Independent Review Group – Jadotville
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Press Release:Minister Coveney: welcomes the publication of the Report by the Independent Review Group – Jadotville

Independent Review Group - Jadotville - Defence Forces (military.ie) Minister Coveney welcomes the publication of the Report by the Independent Review Group - Jadotville The Minist
Results Cobh Branch ONE Golf Classic – 9th July 2021
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Results Cobh Branch ONE Golf Classic – 9th July 2021

1st: James O'Shea, Thomas O'Shea, Chris Casey - 55 net Kindly sponsored by Jack Doyles, Cobh 2nd: B. Daley, C. O'Driscoll, D. Walsh - 56 net C/B 3rd: D. O Brien, M. Browing, P. O'Keeffe - 56
Jadotville Challenge – 29th June – 3rd July
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Jadotville Challenge – 29th June – 3rd July

Jadotville Challenge 29th June – 3rd July By taking part in the Jadotville Challenge, you are remembering those who bravely fought at Jadotville over 5 days in September 1961, bringing honour to
Letterkenny home helping ex- Soldiers navigate life after leaving the military
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Letterkenny home helping ex- Soldiers navigate life after leaving the military

A charity set up to support military veterans is celebrating its 70th Anniversary. The Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel – Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann (ONE) – was founded in 1951 to a
Department of Defence and Defence Forces’ Strategy Statement 2021 – 2023
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Department of Defence and Defence Forces’ Strategy Statement 2021 – 2023

The Department of Defence and Defence Forces' Strategy Statement 2021 - 2023,  was published on 22 April 2021 (you can access the full document below). There are a number of references to veterans ...
Defence Forces Pensions Update
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Defence Forces Pensions Update

I refer to our recent meeting with the Veterans Associations, on 7 April 2021, and the queries raised regarding the indexation of Defence Forces pensions in payment. On the question of the ongoing ...