Monthly Archives: September 2019

NFPA Demonstration – 01 October

Established in 1976, the National Federation of Pensioners Associations (NFPA) has twenty Pensioners Associations, including ARCO, currently affiliated to it. These represent in the region of 29,000 pensioners. The Federation includes Pensioners from the Public Service, Semi-State Bodies and from Private Industry.

NFPA aims to protect and promote the interests of pensioners and retired persons.

The NFPA is holding a demonstration at 1300hrs on Tuesday 01 October, outside Dáil Éireann, seeking “Arbitration, Representation and a Commissioner for Older People”. 

Members of ARCO wishing to participate are advised that assembly is at 1230hrs on Molseworth Street.

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Defence Forces Values Awards

At a ceremony at Áras an Uachtaráin, on 11 September, President Michael D. Higgins presented the Defence Forces Values Awards. The awards are given to serving or retired Defence Forces personnel whose conduct exemplifies the standards of respect, loyalty, selflessness, physical courage, moral courage and integrity expected of members of the Defence Forces.

To read the speech delivered by President Higgins at the ceremony, please follow this LINK.

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ARCO 25th Annual General Meeting

NOTICE TO MEMBERS

ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED COMMISSIONED OFFICERS

25th Annual General Meeting – McKee Barracks

1130hrs, Friday, 04 October 2019

AGENDA:

  • Opening Address by President, ARCO
  • Minutes of 24th AGM – 05 October 2018
  • President’s Report
  • Report of the Hon. Secretary
  • Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include Audited Accounts
  • Report of the Hon. Membership Secretary
  • Appointment of Auditor and Trustees
  • Appointment of Officers, Regional Representatives
  • Executive Committee Motions
  • Any Other Business
  • President’s Closing Remarks

Lt Col Joe Ahern (Retd)

Honorary Secretary

ARCO

It is important that members notify their intention to attend in advance to the Honorary Secretary not later than Sunday 29 September 2019 as failure to do so may cause security difficulties at the point of entry to McKee Barracks. Don’t forget to bring your I.D. card to facilitate your entry into Barracks.

Coffee will be available in the Officers Mess from 1030hrs and the Meeting will take place in the auditorium of the Defence Forces School of Catering at 1130hrs.

A light lunch with wine (gratis) will be served after the meeting. Those wishing to partake of lunch must also notify this to the Honorary Secretary by Sunday 29 September 2019.

Apologies from those unable to attend may be conveyed to the Honorary Secretary and will be read out on the day.

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