Category Archives: Deceased Officers

Brig-Gen Amby Brophy RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier-General Ambrose (Amby) Brophy of Kilcullen, County Kildare & formerly of Tinryland, County Carlow. On 29th November 2020, peacefully, in the gentle care of the Curragh Lawns Nursing Home. Loving husband of the late Brigid (Bea). Deeply regretted by his brothers Cormac and Anto, sisters-in-law, […]

Brig-Gen Maurice Downing RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier-General Maurice Downing of Terenure, Dublin and formerly of Glengarriff, County Cork on 22nd November 2020, peacefully, at the Mater Private Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Maeve. He will be sadly missed by his children Margaret, Maeve, John, Maurice, Paul and Finbarr, grandchildren John, […]

Comdt. Con O’Neill RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Con O’Neill, Howth Road and formerly Lennox Street, Dublin. On September 29, 2020, peacefully at home. Cherished soul mate of the much-missed Leolyn and beloved father of Katy, Desmond and Cara. Con leaves behind much loved grandchildren, a lifetime’s worth of dear friends, including […]

Msgr Edward Dunne DSM R.I.P.

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Monsignor Edward (Ted) Dunne DSM, former Head Chaplain to the Forces, on 14 September 2020. Peacefully, at Knightsbridge Care Unit, Trim. Monsignor Edward will be sadly missed by his sisters Gladys and Barbara, brother Paul, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and Defence Forces friends […]

Capt. Tony Stewart RIP

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Anthony (Tony) Stewart. Late of Stillorgan Road, Donnybrook and formerly of Taylors Hill, Galway. Peacefully, at the age of 87, on Sunday 6th September 2020 at St. Vincent’s hospital after a short illness. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine and most loved father of […]

Lt. Col. Seán O’Meara RIP

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Seán O’Meara of Ruanard, Clonlara, County Clare and formerly of Limerick, and Manorhamilton, County Leitrim. Unexpectedly, on Thursday 27th August 2020, at Cork University Hospital. Beloved husband of Dolores and dearest father of Eoghan. He will be loved and deeply missed by his […]

Capt. Niall McGarry RIP

RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Captain Niall McGarry of Templeogue, Dublin, suddenly and peacefully on 9th July 2020. Beloved husband of Ena (Catherine, née Tynan). Much loved father of Michéle (Reville), Linda (Leenane), Ian, Ronan, Anne (Chandler) and Colin. Will be very sadly missed by his sisters Alison Dunne, Ann […]

Lt. Col. Tony Carr RIP

ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Anthony (Tony) Carr, Baroda Court, Newbridge, County Kildare, and late of Collon, County Louth. Peacefully, on 16th June 2020, after a long illness, bravely borne with great dignity, in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of the Park House Nursing Home, […]

Comdt. Daniel O’Donovan RIP

ARCOIreland 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. […]

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