Author Archives: William Campbell

Comdt. Daniel O’Donovan RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Daniel O’Donovan, Late of Schull, County Cork, and Wexford Town. Peacefully, on Wednesday 20th May 2020, at his daughter’s home in Ashgrove, Arklow, County Wicklow, in the tender care of his loving family. Beloved husband of Mary & much-loved father of Anne & Tricia. […]

ARCO’s Social Media Platforms

Our Social Media Platforms with Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook were recently activated and can be accessed through the links provided on the Home Page of this website. Members who avail of social media are invited to access ARCO’s platforms, and register as a “contact” with LinkedIn and, in the case of Twitter and Facebook, as […]

Citizens Information Online during COVID-19

The Citizens Information website, citizensinformation.ie, which is referred to frequently in our updated Family Support Booklet (our booklet also includes a Personal Affairs Checklist), provides fast and easy access to comprehensive information on rights and entitlements. The website covers a wide range of subjects and services of interest to our members including: health, entitlements for older […]

Col. Barney Donagh RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death, on 10th May 2020, of Colonel Bernard (Barney) Donagh of Standhouse Road, Newbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Kells, County Meath. Darling husband and friend of Nora, loving and proud dad of Caitriona, Commandant Brian (71 Cadet Class), Sinead, and Orlaith. Adored grandad of Brion, Ciara, […]

Lt. Col. Colm Madigan RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Colm Madigan of College Park, Newbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Kilrush, County Clare. Peacefully at home on Saturday, 2nd May 2020. Beloved husband of Moira and dear father of Áine, Seán and Sheila. Sadly missed by his son in law Graeme and […]

Lt. Col. Norman Leckey RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Norman Leckey, late of Rathfarnham and formerly of Ranelagh, Dublin. On 30th April 2020, peacefully in his 93rd year, in the loving care of the staff in Saint Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Patricia and loving father to Gerald, Denise and Yvonne. Sadly […]

Col. Billy Ringrose RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel William (Billy) Ringrose of Whitethorn Road, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14. On 29th April 2020, in his 90th year, peacefully, in the exceptional care of the staff at Belmont House Care Home. Predeceased by his beloved wife Joan (O’Malley), his sons Paul and John and his […]

Lt. Col. Noel Walsh RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Noel Walsh of The Square, Miltown Malbay, County Clare and North Circular Road, Limerick. On 29th April 2020, peacefully, at Ennis General Hospital. Beloved husband of Ursula and greatly loved father of Carl, Lisa and Noelle; grandfather of Lauren, Lucy and Matthew. He […]

Defence Forces Review 2020 – Call for Papers

This year’s Defence Forces Review 2020 on the theme of ‘The global island: Strategic implications for Irish defence planning in the evolving geopolitical landscape,’ will be published in collaboration with DCU School of Law and Government, and launched in conjunction with an academic seminar held at DCU in December 2020. Papers are invited for submission […]

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