Category Archives: Deceased Officers

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. […]

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 […]

Lt-Gen Jim Parker DSM RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant General James (Jim) Parker DSM, who died peacefully in the care of Naas Hospital on the 14th April 2020, aged 91, after a short illness. Beloved husband of the late Breeda, much loved father of Eamonn, Liam (Billy), Siobhan, Colman, Ciaran, Diarmuid and much […]

Brig-Gen Tom McDunphy RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier-General T.M. (Tom) McDunphy, peacefully on Saturday, 04 April, at Rosehill Nursing Home Surrey, England, while visiting his daughter.  Husband of the late Josephine (Jo). Deeply regretted by his son Padraic, daughter Maeve, brother Terry, daughter-in-law Trina, son-in-law Chris, and grandchildren Ellen, Andrew and Alex, […]

Comdt’s John Lyons & Sean Conlon RIP

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ARCO regrets to inform its members of the deaths of two classmates from 2 Potential Officers Course, Commandant John Lyons, Ballyhaunis, County Mayo and Commandant Sean Conlon, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Those who would have liked to attend the funerals, but due to current restrictions cannot, may leave personal messages on rip.ie. The death has occurred, peacefully, […]

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