The new association claiming to represent Non-Commissioned Personnel in the Defence Forces has expressed disappointment that a statement from Ténaiste Brian Lenihan contains no indication that he might give it official recognition.

Report shows the headquarters of the Irish Command Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces.

Copy of a press statement from the Minister for Defence, Brian Lenihan, on new structures to examine pay and conditions in the army, but which made no reference to the new association.

Members of the Independent Commission on Pay and Conditions within the defence forces arriving at army headquarters.

To camera Tom McCaughren.

The reporter is Tom McCaughren.

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