Joining the Defence Forces
Interviewed for MAOHP - 28/04/2017
Reference Code: IE_MA_MAC_006_MAOHP_0050_A
Location(s): Curragh Camp
In this clip Michael discusses his decision to apply for a cadetship with the 51st Cadet Class. He speaks about the influence his father's military career had on him and later refers to his own son's entry into the Defence Forces. His father, Brigadier General James Beary was serving as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Eastern Command at the time of his retirement.