Neutrality group calls for emergency Dáil debate on Ukraine weapon training

Irish Neutrality League labelled plans to provide weapon training to Ukrainian forces as a ‘incontrovertible breach of neutrality’

Weapons training was not included in public announcements by the government of the Defence Forces participation in the EU training mission, nor has there been any reference to weapons training in the Dáil during debates on the matter, according to reports. Picture: Óglaigh na hÉireann

A pro-neutrality activist group has called for an urgent meeting of the Dáil for an emergency debate on the Irish Defence Forces providing weapons training to Ukrainian Armed Forces.

The Irish Neutrality League (INL) urged the government to repurpose a spontaneous Dáil convention on Friday - which will host 200 US politicians in the Leinster House Chamber - to facilitate a discussion on what is as described as an "egregious and incontrovertible breach of Irish ...