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Defence Forces dominate Sockies

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

5th June, 2016
Captain Sean McCarthy; Lieutenant Dave Fleming; Commandant Pat OConnor; Captain Ciara Ní Ruairc and Captain Donal Gallagher: the Irish Defence Forces won four trophies at the Irish Social Media Awards

The Irish Defence Forces took home four trophies at the 2016 Sockies, the Irish Social Media Awards, in Dublin last month. Representatives from the Air Corps, Navy and Army collected their trophies in full formal uniforms.

The Defence Forces won for Facebook page (run in-house), Twitter account for an organisation, Integrated Social Media for their latest recruitment campaign, and then the Grand Prix award.

“As one of the first public service organisations in the state to...

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