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Capt. Luke Mullins RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Luke Mullins of Standhouse Road, Newbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Doninga, Goresbridge, County Kilkenny and Galway Racecourse. On 21st June 2019, peacefully, in his 98th year at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his wife Rita (Ryan), son David (Lexington, Kentucky) and daughter Catherine (in infancy). Very sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughters Jane and Mary and son Eric (Kilchreest, County Galway), daughter-in-law Esther, son-in-law Joe, grandchildren: Aaron, Lorna, Ziva, Dara, Sheena, Grainne, Robert, Chase, Luke, Niamh and Fiachra and partners Ben, Sarah, Craig and Lynsey. Great-grandson Luke, sister-in-law Maureen, cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Luke Mullins was born in Graigue, County Kilkenny on 6th January 1922 and joined the Defence Forces during the Emergency in 1941. He was commissioned into the Cavalry Corps on 13th June 1944 and served in 5 Motor Squadron for the duration of the Emergency. He later served in 4 Motor Squadron and Depot Cavalry as well as with Depot Engineers. He served overseas in Cyprus with the Armoured Car Group of 9 Infantry Group UNFICYP in 1967 – 1968. Luke retired voluntarily from the Defence Forces in May 1970 and had a long career as manager of Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit, County Galway.

Removal to Cill Mhuire, Ballymany, Newbridge, arriving at 5pm on Monday. Funeral Mass at 11.30am on Tuesday. Burial afterwards in Saint Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge.

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Capt. Patrick Goggin RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Patrick D. Goggin of Glenageary, County Dublin and late of Dingle, County Kerry. Peacefully on June 20th, 2016 in St Michael’s Hospital, with his family at his side. Beloved husband of Muriel and loving father of Jennifer, Erika and Ursula. Sadly missed by his wife, daughters, sons-in-law, Martin, Ian and Assie, grandchildren Rebekah, Stephanie, Jordie, Ally, Megan and Zach, his brothers Lieutenant Colonel Colman and Bernard, extended family, colleagues and friends, especially Mohammed.

Removal Thursday from Quinn’s of Glasthule to St. Brigid’s Church, Cabinteely, arriving for 11.30am Funeral Mass, followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Defence Forces Benevolent Fund.

“March on”

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Capt. John McGlinchey RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain John McGlinchey, late of Letterkenny, County Donegal. On January 12, 2018 peacefully, at his home in Harare, Zimbabwe with his loving daughter Afric by his side. Survived by his brother Fr. P.J. McGlinchey in Jeju Island, Korea. Beloved father of Afric, Ian and Paula, adored grandfather of Kalai, Joe, Micaela, Tadhg, Cian, Ciara, and Nathan, proud great-grandfather of Benjamin, loving brother-in-law of Ursula, Basil, Liz, Sheelagh, Marine. Sadly missed by his nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

John was a member of the 27th Cadet Class and served in the Western Command, before retiring from the Permanent Defence Force and moving to Zambia in the 1960s.

A funeral Mass will be held at the University Church, 87A St. Stephens Green, Dublin 2, on Friday, February 9, at 12.00pm.

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Capt. Diarmuid Dineen RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Diarmuid Dineen of Glenview, Leap, County Cork and Grove Cottage, Fermoy, County Cork. On December 19th, 2018 peacefully, after a long illness borne with great dignity, surrounded by his loving wife and family, in the wonderful care of the staff at Marymount University Hospice, Cork.

Beloved husband of Mary (née Lordan, Ballineen) and devoted father of Eolann, Clara and Harry. Sadly missed by his heart broken wife Mary and family, brothers Paud, Colm and the late Tadgh, sisters Norma, Bena and Sharon, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, father-in-law, mother-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces and a wide circle of friends.

Diarmuid was a member of 64 Cadet Class 1987-1989 and 22 Air Corps Young Officers Course 1989-1990. He worked for Aer Lingus after retiring from the Defence Forces.

May he rest in peace

Reposing privately at his home on Friday, 21st December.  Reception into Saint Fachtna’s Church, Glandore, on Saturday, December 22nd, from 11.00am. Requiem Mass at 1.00pm followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Marymount.

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Capt. Fachtna Young RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Fachtna Young, late of Ballybrack, County Dublin and formerly of Dunmanway, West Cork on December 15, 2018 (peacefully) in Annabeg Nursing Home. Beloved husband of both the late Pat and Elisa, loving father of Patrice, Liam, James, Sean, Ceada, Annemarie and Giselle. Sadly missed by his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilis

Fachtna was a member of the Air Corps 4th Young Officers Course 1948-1950.

Reposing on Tuesday in Quinn’s of Glasthule from 5pm to 7pm. Removal Wednesday to St. Anne’s Church, Shankill for 10am Funeral Mass followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. No flowers please.

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Capt. Colm Moriarty RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Colm Moriarty of Howth, County Dublin. Peacefully, on November 2nd, 2018, after a short illness, in the care of Beaumont Hospital and surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Ann; Very sadly missed by his loving children Barry, Ciara, Kevin and Stephen daughters-in-law Larissa and Pauline, grandchildren Anna, Sean and Olivia, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and Gomes his dog.

Rest in Peace

Colm was a member of the 5th Air Corps Short Service Class of 1957/1958.

Reposing in Staffords Funeral Home, Strand Road, Portmarnock, on Wednesday from 3pm to 5pm, house private. Removal to the Church of the Assumption, Howth, on Thursday morning for 10am Funeral Mass, followed by cremation in Dardistown Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Dogs Trust.

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Capt. Jim Brady RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain James B. (Jim) Brady, Howth Road, Raheny, Dublin. On the 1st November, 2018, at Rathmore Park, Raheny, peacefully after an illness bravely borne. Beloved husband of Pearl and loving father of Larry, Nicola, Declan, Fergal, Conleth and Etáin. Sadly missed by his family, his grandchildren Sinéad, Michael, Caolán, Aoife, Fiacre, Matthew, Sarah, Ailbhe, Ríonach, Zuzanna, Szymon, Rachael, Christopher, and Emily, great-granddaughter Lilly, sons-in-law Patrick and Mark, daughters-in-law Gina, Maria, Lesley & Kasia, sisters Maureen, June, Patricia and Ursula, brother Aidan, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May his Gentle Soul Rest in Peace – Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam

Jim was a member of the 4th Air Corps Short Service Class of 1956/1957 and later worked with Aer Lingus, the Irish Aviation Authority and Simtech Aviation.

Reposing at Rathmore Park, Raheny, Dublin 5, with family in attendance on Thursday, 8th November from 6.00pm to 9.00pm and on Friday, 9th November from 2.00pm to 6.00pm. Removal at 10.30am on Saturday, 10th November to the Church of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by Cremation at Dardistown Crematorium. No flowers; donations in lieu please to St. Francis Hospice or The Irish Cancer Society.

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Capt. Ray Tumulty RIP – First President of ARCO

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Ray Tumulty, of Wicklow Town, on 2 October 2018, peacefully at Blackrock Private Hospital. Loving husband of the late Teresa and loving father of Audrey and Lesley. Sadly missed by his loving daughters, extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Capt PJ (Ray) Tumulty was born in Galway in 1931. His father, one of the early members of An Gárda Síochána, had served with the Irish Guards during the Great War. Ray joined the Defence Forces in November 1950 as a member of 25 Cadet Class and was commissioned as an Infantry Corps Second Lieutenant in November 1952. He served in the Western Command, the Air Corps and at Defence Forces Headquarters. Ray served overseas with the United Nations in the Congo as the Second-in-Command of the Infantry Company, 2 Infantry Group, the last Defence Forces’ unit to serve with ONUC. He joined 3 Infantry Group in Cyprus as a replacement in December 1964 and continued with 4 Infantry Group as Assistant Quartermaster until June 1965. Ray left the Army in 1967 and worked initially in Human Resources. He spend some years as HR Manager with Calor Gas and also worked with IBEC. He was a Vice-Chancellor of Dublin City University. Ray Tumulty was one of the founding fathers of the Association of Retired Commissioned Officers and was its first President from 1993 to 1995.  

Ray will repose at McCrea’s Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Wicklow Town from 5.00pm to 8.00pm on Friday evening. Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am to Saint Patrick’s Church, Wicklow Town arriving for 11.00am Funeral Mass followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Wicklow Hospice. Enquiries to McCrea’s Funeral Home, Wicklow Town 0404 – 69000.

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Capt. Seamus Cunningham RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Seamus Cunningham, of Athlone, County Westmeath on January 29, 2019.

Seamus was a member of 50 Cadet Class (1973-1975) and was posted, on commissioning, to 12 Infantry Battalion, Limerick.

May he Rest in Peace

Funeral arrangements are private at the Seamus’ request.

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Capt. Mick Maher RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Michael (Mick) Maher, Great Connell, Newbridge, Kildare on 16th May 2015. Most beloved husband of Marie, he will be so sadly missed by his children Stephen, Barbara, Fergal and Cormac and their partners, sister Cecilia and extended family. Proud Buddy and Bigdaddy to seven grandchildren.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am in St. Conleth's Parish Church, Newbridge, with cremation afterwards in Newlands Cross Crematorium. House private. Family flowers only.

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