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An Cosantóir

Award Winning Defence Forces Magazine

The Official Magazine of the Defence Forces

An Cosantóir - It's your magazine

An Cosantóir is the official magazine of the Irish Defence Forces.
First published in 1940, An Cosantóir provides, in print format, accurate and timely information about Defence Forces operations and policies to its members, their families and interested parties worldwide.

A typical issue may contain articles dealing with new equipment, training, overseas service, unit and individual activities and achievements, international military affairs, military history, sport and much more.

An Cosantóir is distributed monthly to a readership of approximately 25,000.
Sold in 191 Outlets nationwide including 41 Eason & Son bookshops and 38 Tesco Extra/Super Stores around Ireland.

Award Winning Magazine

An Cosantóir has won the European Military Press Association’s ‘Best Article 2013′, with ‘At the Gates of Hell (Mali)’ - written by Irish Author & Military Historian, Paul O’Brien.

An Cosantóir has been shortlisted for The Media Pioneer Awards 2013, to celebrate innovation and entrepreneurial spirit in specialist media markets.

An Cosantoir / Barker Photographic Competition 2017

An Cosantoir / Barker Photographic Competition 2017

To enter our competition please click on the image above to download an application form and to see the terms and conditions. A completed Entry Form must accompany each entry by post or email. One main point is you will continue to own the image copyright, but the Defence Forces may use it in future PR events and products like the magazine, posters and banners etc.
An Cosantóir 10K Road Race & 5K Walk
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An Cosantóir 10K Road Race & 5K Walk

- The deadline for applications is 4th October. - Entry fee is €10 per person. - Limited entries on the day will not be timed or receive a goody bag, but will still pay a fee of €5. - The race is open to all PDF, RDF, DoD, retired and invited personnel. - All cheques/postal orders made payable to An Cosantóir and sent to: 2017 An Cosantóir 10k, An Cosantóir, Block 5, Ceannt Bks, Curragh Camp, KIldare - Race numbers can be collected on race day from 1100hrs in McKee Bks Gym. - Blocks start at 1200hrs and teams/runners/walkers at 1330hrs. All participants are directed to be at the prize giving ceremony at 1500hrs.
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