Defence Forces family members protest at Leinster House over pay

A 24 hour protest by wives and partners of members of the Defence Forces is taking place outside the Dáil.

They’re protesting at the poor pay levels, which they say have left one in five families of defence force members needing social welfare.

In the Dáil earlier, the Labour party called for a full review of pay levels.

Emma Magee is married to a Corporal in the Air Corps and says times are tough for many of them: