Sunday April 24th 2016 is census night in Ireland and the Central Statistics Office needs census enumerators to help make sure it runs smoothly and successfully. The CSO will open a competition for ENUMERATORS for Census 2016 through electronic application to www.cso.ie at 0900 on Tuesday 5th January 2016. There are 4,660 jobs available, 1,200 of […]
Relate, the journal on developments in social services, policy and legislation in Ireland, is published by the Citizens Information Board. The December Issue of Relate provides an overview of things you may need to know after a bereavement, including arranging the funeral, accessing money, claiming social welfare payments and administering the deceased person’s estate. […]
The President and members of the Executive Committee of the Association of Retired Commissioned Officers wish all members of the association and of the Defence Forces, serving both at home and overseas, a very happy Christmas and a contented and peaceful New Year.
Brigadier General Colm Campbell, the Assistant Chief of Staff (Support), retires from the Defence Forces on the 18th of January, 2016. During his long and distinguished career, Brigadier General Campbell served in a wide range of appointments, both at home and overseas. A presentation to mark Brigadier General Campbell’s retirement will be held in the Officers’ […]
ARCO has received the following invite on behalf of its members. Members who will attend should RSVP, as indicated below. The Edward M Kennedy Institute for Mediation and Conflict Intervention, Maynooth University In association with the Irish Defence Forces Cordially invites the members of ARCO to the Annual Lieutenant General Dermot Earley Memorial Lecture ‘Leadership Within […]
The Annual Commemoration Service for deceased members of the Defence Forces will take place for the first time at the National Memorial, Merrion Square at 12 noon on Sunday, 1st November 2015. ARCO Members and their families are invited to attend. The usual garrison ceremonies will be held on Friday, 6th November.
The 2015 Defence Forces Veterans’ Day will take place on Saturday, 12th September in Collins Barracks, Cork. All Defence Forces’ Veterans have been invited. The Minister for Defence, Mr. Simon Coveney T.D., the Chief of Staff and the General Staff will be in attendance. A shuttle bus service will be provided for Veterans, from Cork […]
ARCO recently met with Department of Defence (DoD) officials to discuss the introduction of the Payroll Shared Service Centre (PSSC). At this meeting it was announced that the PSSC has been established and will assume responsibility for pension payments from this October. ARCO members will be aware from previous postings that the PSSC, which is a […]