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Join as a soldier

Joining the Royal Irish Regiment could be the best decision you ever make. It's also a big one. Can call our Battalion Recruiting Team on 02890 420 306, email them at rhqrirish-mailbox@mod.uk or alternatively visit one of our recruiters in an Army Careers Office. They will help guide you through the selection process and be your point of contact throughout.

Infantry training

Your training will take place at the Infantry Training Centre Catterick and on completion you will spend your initial time as a rifleman or machine gunner in a rifle section. After you have gained some experience there are a variety of opportunities to specialise in a variety of roles and career paths in both the Regular and Reserve Battalion. These include mortar operator, sniper or a reconnaissance specialist. The life style is rewarding and challenging with soldiers developed throughout their career.

Royal Irish Regiment careers offices

Portadown Army Careers Office

Telephone: 02892 260050

Email: pdnaa@acio.mod.uk

Army Reserve Centre, Charles Street
Portadown
County Armagh
BT62 4BD

Enniskillen Army Careers Office

Telephone: 02892 260 110

Rossorry Church Road
Enniskillen
County Fermanagh
BT74 7HB

Coleraine Army Careers Office

Telephone: 02892 260 604

Email: armysenrec.Coleraine@ACIO.mod.uk

Army Reserve Centre, Artillery Road
Coleraine
County Londonderry
BT52 2AL

Belfast Army Careers Office

Telephone: 02890 425 717

Email: armysenrec.belfast@afco.mod.uk

Palace Barracks
Holywood
County Down
BT18 9RA

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