Category Archives: News

You’ve Got Mail

Some of our members may be considering registering a new email address with a free email provider. This follows eircom’s decision to charge a monthly fee for this service from 1st July 2020. Some members may already have done so. If you have changed or are about to change your email address, for this or […]

An Cosantóir Article – ARCO

An article titled “SITREP from ARCO”, was published in the June edition of An Cosantóir. This informative article covers ARCO’s Posture, Submissions to Government Departments, Communications, and the Association’s focus for the short to medium term. An Cosantóir is the official magazine for the Defence Forces. Since 1940, An Cosantóir has charted the history and […]

ARCO’s Social Media Platforms

Our Social Media Platforms with Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook were recently activated and can be accessed through the links provided on the Home Page of this website. Members who avail of social media are invited to access ARCO’s platforms, and register as a “contact” with LinkedIn and, in the case of Twitter and Facebook, as […]

Citizens Information Online during COVID-19

The Citizens Information website,, which is referred to frequently in our updated Family Support Booklet (our booklet also includes a Personal Affairs Checklist), provides fast and easy access to comprehensive information on rights and entitlements. The website covers a wide range of subjects and services of interest to our members including: health, entitlements for older […]

Defence Forces Review 2020 – Call for Papers

This year’s Defence Forces Review 2020 on the theme of ‘The global island: Strategic implications for Irish defence planning in the evolving geopolitical landscape,’ will be published in collaboration with DCU School of Law and Government, and launched in conjunction with an academic seminar held at DCU in December 2020. Papers are invited for submission […]

Our New Website is Live

Launch of Redesigned Website – April 2020 ARCO communicates with its members by e mail, text-a-message and postings on its website. Our redesigned website has just been launched and its site map may be viewed here.  The project was undertaken by ARCO’s Web Master, Dermot Kelly and its Web Manager, Commandant Billy Campbell (Retd). The […]

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