By joining the Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association, you can enjoy many benefits such as:
(1) Participation at Local Branch Meetings and Events.
(2) Assistance of our Communications Officer and local Branch Secretary.
(3) Assistance of IDFVA Tax Consultant.
(4) Membership Card with Photo.
(5) Free Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association Magazine posted quarterly to IDFVA Members.
(6) Access to "Members Only Area" of Irish Defence Forces Veterans Association Website.
(7) E-mail Service on important IDFVA News.
(8) Updated on Provincial Information Seminars for IDFVA Members.
(9) Chance of winning in the IDFVA Cash Draws.
(10) Shaping your feature within the Veterans Programs
On going Veterans Programmes
- Veterans Come Visit Programme (Patrick’s Festival)
- Veterans Go Away Programme (May 4 Locations 10 to 20 pers)
- Veterans Honour guard Programme ( yearly in line with International Vets Groups)
- Veterans Hospital ~Visit Programme ( Started 2012 to 2015)
- Hospice Programme (Ongoing) (all association programme)
- Nursing Home Programme (all association programme)
- Veterans Abroad Programme ( Joint posts over seas all association )
- Recognition For the troubles (68 to 95)
Members have access to the IDFVA Job Liaison Service which has a database of potential employers seeking Ex-Military. The IDFVA Consultant gives FREE personal tuition in preparing a C.V. as well as coaching interview skills.
Many Branches will be arrange Annual Bus Trips for Members as well as Christmas Socials and holidays.