Monthly Archives: May 2018

Comdt. Jim McPeake RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant James (Jim) McPeake, Malahide, County Dublin and formerly of the Supply and Transport Corps. On Thursday, 10 May 2018, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at Beaumont Hospital. Beloved husband of Lucille; very sadly missed by his sons Joe, Jim and David, daughter-in-law Maire, grand-children Anna, Niamh and Hugo, sisters Colette and Ailish, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Staffords Funeral Home, Strand Road, Portmarnock, Friday, 11 May, from 5pm to 7pm. Removal this Saturday morning to Saint Nicholas of Myra Church, Kinsealy arriving for 10am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery (Saint Patrick’s Section).

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2018 Defence Forces Veterans Day

The Executive Committee of ARCO has accepted an invitation on behalf of its members from the Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett DSM, to attend the 2018 Defence Forces Veterans Day.  This will be held in Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7 on Sunday, 13th May at 1200 hours.

A representative group from each of the three national organisations (ARCO, ONET and IUNVA) will parade on Clarke Square to be reviewed by the Minister with Responsibility for Defence, Mr. Paul Kehoe, TD.

Light refreshments will be available in Collins Barracks before the ceremony, which is open to all veterans and to their families. A post-event reception will be hosted in McKee Barracks Dining Centre.

The Executive Committee encourages ARCO members to attend this event and to wear their medals.

Members are requested to participate in the ceremony and are asked to report to Clarke Square by 1100 hours.

Members who are not parading for the ceremony should be seated by 1140 hours.

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