Monthly Archives: February 2019

Col. Harry Quirke RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Henry (Harry) Quirke, of French Furze Grove, Kildare Town, County Kildare. Peacefully, on 25th February 2019, at Beaumont Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving wife Emer, son Eamonn, daughter-in-law Maria and grandchildren Henry and David, extended family, relatives and friends. May Henry rest in […]

Comdt. Art Magennis DSM RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Art Magennis DSM of Ardagh Court, Blackrock, County Dublin, late of Moore Park, Newbridge, County Kildare and Ardglass, County Down; on 12 February 2019, peacefully, in his 100th year at Maynooth Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved husband of the late Maura and father of Carmel, […]

O.N.E. – Sleeping Flags Appeal

On Monday, 11 February, the Organisation of National Ex-Service Personnel – Óglaigh Náisiúnta na hÉireann) formally launched its Sleeping Flags Appeal, in order to raise public awareness and aid for the homeless Irish Defence Forces veterans.  The associated campaign involves veterans, in specially-created Tricolour sleeping bags, deployed around the streets of Dublin. Dubbed ‘Sleeping Flags’, […]

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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