More than 1,000 people have paid to leave the Defence Forces in the last three years.
That has cost a combined €500,000.
That's felt to be reflective of the terms of conditions for people working in the Defence Forces.
Kildare North TD and Co-Leader of the Sociak Democrats, Catherine Murphy, joined Clem Ryan on Kildare Today.
They began by discussing the pace of lifting of Covid 19 restrictions, and Deputy Murphy says "the biggest risk to us is from international travel"
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