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Final Ceremonial Military Guard at the National Memorial – 2014

This coming Saturday, 23rd August, will see the final Ceremonial Military Guard for this year parade at the site of the National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the Service of the State. The Memorial is located in Merrion Square, Dublin 2. 3 Infantry Battalion and 1 Armoured Cavalry Squadron will […]

REMINDER – Ceremonial Military Guard at the National Memorial

A timely reminder to ARCOIreland members, their families and indeed to all followers of this website. The Ceremonial Military Guard will parade on this coming Saturday at the site of the 'National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the Service of the State’, Merrion Square, Dublin. The ceremony will begin at […]

Veterans’ Day

ARCOIreland members and their families will be interested to hear about the inaugural Defence Forces Veterans’ Day, which will take place in the Defence Forces' Training Centre (DFTC), Curragh, on Tuesday 2nd September 2014 commencing at 1400 hrs. The date is particularly significant as it marks the 75th anniversary of the declaration of the Emergency […]

Defence Forces’ Race Day at the Curragh Racecourse – 20 July 2014

The Curragh Racecourse will give their race day on Sunday 20th July a strong military theme to promote the close association between the Defence Forces and the racecourse. Defence Forces' Race Day will feature seven races including the Defence Forces' Cup, with the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Conor O'Boyle, presenting the Cup to the […]

Ceremonial Military Guard at the National Memorial 2014

Throughout the coming summer a Ceremonial Military Guard will parade at the site of the 'National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the Service of the State’, Merrion Square, Dublin. Ceremonies will take place at Archbishop Ryan Park, Merrion Square, every Saturday from 19 July to 23 August 2014, as detailed […]

REPORT: The 37th Cadet Class Commemorate JFK Funeral

Eleven retired officers (former cadets of the 37th Cadet Class) travelled to Washington on the 23nd November, 2013 to commemorate their presence there in 1963 as a Guard of Honour at President Kennedy’s funeral in Arlington Cemetery. They were accompanied by a colour party of five senior cadets drawn from the current 89th Class under […]

Concert: Defence Forces Training Centre

The Defence Forces Training Centre Presents a GALA EVENING OF MUSIC AND SONG FEATURING BALDONNELL SINGERS ARMY No. 1 BAND WITH PAUL LINEHAN AND EMER BARRY On Sunday 10thNovember 2013 at 8pm In St Brigid's Garrison Church, Curragh Camp PROCEEDS IN AID OF THE CURRAGH MILITARY MUSEUM AND THE CURRAGH LOURDES FUND Tickets €15 each, […]

38th Cadet Class 50th Reunion

On the 7th October 1963 a group of young men assembled at The Cadet School, The Military College, Curragh Military Camp, to form the 38th Cadet Class of the Defence Forces. We intend commemorating this event by arranging a reunion on the 16th October 2013 in Dublin. Will any class members interested please contact Brian […]

Ceremonial Military Guard at the National Memorial

As part of the Defence Forces programme of activities in the lead in to the centenary of the foundation of ‘The Irish Volunteers, Óglaigh na hÉireann’ in November 2013, a Ceremonial Military Guard will parade at the site of the 'National Memorial to Members of the Defence Forces who died in the Service of the State’, […]

Annual Cavalry Corps Memorial Day

  Personnel of the Cavalry Corps and the Director of Combat Support & ISTAR cordially invite Past Members of the Cavalry Corps and Former Comrades to attend The Annual Cavalry Corps Memorial Day To be held at The Curragh Camp County Kildare on Saturday 7th September 2013 Mass in St. Brigid's Garrison Church at 1100 […]

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