Monthly Archives: January 2016

Lt. Col. Pat McKevitt RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Patrick (Pat) McKevitt of Killiney, County Dublin and formerly of Carlingford, County Louth. On Tuesday, 11th April 2017, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Ann, and cherished father of Una, Nessa, Maeve and Aine.

Pat will be sadly missed and remembered with love by his wife, daughters, granddaughter Ella, sisters, brother, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at his residence in Killiney on this Wednesday from 4.00pm and on Thursday at his home in Newry Street, Carlingford, from 6.00pm. Removal on Friday morning at 11.30am to St. Michael’s Church, Carlingford, arriving for Funeral Liturgy at 12.00 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Family flowers only, please.

Enquiries to Rice Funeral Directors Carlingford, 042 9373143 / 087 8242423

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Lt. Col. John Costelloe RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel John (Johnny) Costelloe of Castleknock, Dublin and formerly of Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. On September 25th, 2016, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Mount Hybla Nursing Home. Beloved husband of Jill and dear father of Enda, Dermot, Eimear, Cormac and Niamh and a devoted grandfather of Emma, Lucy, Tom, Meg, Joe, Cliona, Aoibhín, Derry, Laoise, Charlie, India and Chloe. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother Jim, sister Anne (Thurn), nieces, nephews, relatives, former colleagues from the Defence Forces and a wide circle of friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Reposing at his home on Tuesday evening between 6 and 8 pm with removal to The Church of Our Lady Mother of the Church, Castleknock on Wednesday morning arriving for Requiem Mass at 11 am followed by burial in Balgriffin Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired to The Morning Star Hostel for homeless men, North Brunswick Street.

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Comdt. Dave Hyland RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Dave Hyland, O’Briensbridge, County Clare, on 20th July 2016, after a brave battle with cancer. He will be sorely missed by his wife Anne, daughter Caragh, sons Cian and Davet, daughter-in-law Caoimh, Cian’s fiancée Aoife, his brother Billy and sister Judy, family and friends.

Funeral Service on Saturday afternoon in Newlands Cross Crematorium Chapel at 1 o’clock. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in Dave’s name to Mid-Western Cancer Foundation, University Hospital, Limerick.

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Col. Mick Walsh RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Michael (Mick) Walsh, former Director Medical Corps, of The Grove, Celbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Bohola, County Mayo, on 2nd March 2017. Predeceased by his wife Maureen and son Luke. Beloved father of Maire, Stephen, Paul, Deirdre and Emer and daughter-in-law Karen. Sadly missed by his sons and daughters, brothers Frank, Sean and Kevin, brothers-in-law Tom & Patrick, his adored grandchildren Ronan, Jack, Brian, Luke & Tom, extended family and many friends.

Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo on Friday, 3rd March, from 4pm until 7pm, with removal to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue, Aclare, Co. Sligo arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday, 4th March, at 12pm with the funeral proceeding to Kilmactigue Cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam dílis

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Lt. Col. Coleman Goggin RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Coleman Goggin, on Thursday, 15 September 2016. The Dingle native followed the footsteps of his brother Paddy, who died recently, into the Cadet School in 1954 and was a member of the 29th Cadet Class. Coleman was the first officer to be appointed as Defence Forces Psychologist, an appointment he held with great distinction for over thirty years.

DFHQ Officers Mess in McKee Barracks was his home for over three decades and his strong link to the Mess continued in retirement with his active membership of McKee Officers Club. He will be sadly missed and will be remembered with great affection by his former comrades, Club Members and many friends.

It is understood that in keeping with his wishes Coleman’s body has been donated to medical science and a Remembrance Service will be held, in McKee Barracks, on a date to be advised.

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Col. Frank Lawless RIP

ARCO extends sympathy to its serving colleagues and to the family of Colonel Frank Lawless, Baroda Court, Newbridge, the Director of Defence Forces Training, who died peacefully at St. James’s Hospital on 7th October 2016. He was the son of the late Sheila and Colonel Frank Senior. He is sadly missed by his loving wife Noreen, children Ciara, Daniel and Anna, his sisters Eithne, Grainne, Finola and Niamh, brothers-in-law, mother-in-law Moll, father-in-law Pat (Scanlon), nephews and nieces, extended family, relatives and friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at his residence from 3 pm until 7 pm on Sunday. Removal on Monday afternoon at 3.15 pm to arrive at St. Conleth’s Parish Church for Mass at 4 pm. Funeral afterwards to St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Friends of St. James’s Hospital.

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Lt. Col. Danny Flood RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Donald A. (Danny) Flood, Derdimus, Tennypark, Kilkenny. On 18th August 2016, surrounded by his loving family and in the loving care of the management and staff of Tinnypark Nursing Home. Beloved husband of the late Noeline and loving father of Gearóid, Deirdre, Seán, Frank, Danny and the late Ciarán. Sadly missed by his family, brother Tom, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great granddaughter, extended family and friends. A member of the 27th Cadet Class and a formidable inter county footballer, he was part of the Kildare full back line over a ten-year period. He served in the southern sector of the old Eastern Command area during his career and was Officer Commanding 61 Infantry Battalion UNIFIL. Danny was a former Vice President of the Association of Retired Commissioned Officers.

Reposing at his home on Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm with house private thereafter. Removal on Sunday to St. Patrick’s Church, Kilkenny, arriving for Funeral Mass at 12.30 pm. Interment afterwards in Foulkstown Cemetery.

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Brig. Gen. Dave Taylor RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier General David (Dave) Taylor of Galway. On 28th April 2016, peacefully, surrounded by his family and the staff of Maryfield Nursing Home. Brother of the late Michael. Sadly missed by his wife Margaret, daughter Orla, sons Conal and Neil, sisters Helen, Rhona, Jennifer and Marna, brothers-in-law, son-in-law Matthias, daughters-in-law Georgina and Fiona, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

Reposing at the O’ Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on Friday, 29th April from 5 pm to 8 pm. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Saturday, 30th April in St. Ignatius Church, Sea Road, Galway. Funeral after Mass to Rahoon Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Western Alzheimers.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis

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Comdt. Liam O’Coinne RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Liam O’Coinne, Taylors Hill, Galway City and formerly of Garracloon, Ballina, Co. Mayo; unexpectedly, on Friday, 15th July 2016. Loving husband of Anna and much loved father of Gillian and Susan. Very sadly missed by his wife and daughters, son-in-law Pádraig, grandsons Joe and Jack and granddaughter Zoe, brothers Seamus, Gerry and Fionan, sister Maire, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at home on Sunday, 17th July from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Removal on Monday, 18th July to the Church of Christ the King, Salthill to arrive for Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Funeral to the New Cemetery, Bohermore. House private on Monday morning. Donations, if desired, to ‘Breast Cancer Research’ c/o N.U.I. Galway.

May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace

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Comdt. John Barry RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant John Barry of Blackrock, Dublin and late of Limerick. On October 1st 2016, peacefully, after an illness borne bravely in the tender care of the staff of St Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Nicola, loving father of Eoghan, Sarah and Hugh. Sadly missed by his wife, children, mother Mary, brothers Gerard, Niall, Colm and Cathal, sister Mairéad, mother-in-law Rita, extended family, colleagues and wide circle of friends.

Reposing tomorrow, Monday, in Quinn’s of Glasthule from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Tuesday to The Church of the Assumption, Booterstown, arriving at 11.20am for 11.30am Funeral Mass, followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please.

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