Joining FCA and Defence Forces
Interviewed for MAOHP - 07/02/2017
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_017_M
In this piece of audio, Commandant Michael Walsh recalls joining the FCA (Fórsa Cosanta Áitiúil) in 1972 and outlines his early experiences of later joining 'C' Company of An Chéad Chathlán Coisithe (First Infantry Battalion). Speaks about his early duties in the Defence Forces which included operating as a Pay Clerk and other documentation. He joined the Defence Forces in 1976.