ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Commander Donal O’Callaghan of Carrigaline and formerly of Mallow, County Cork. On October 14th 2016, suddenly, at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Donal became ill on his way to Heuston Station, having just attended the ARCO AGM in McKee Barracks. He was appointed Director of Seafood Safety at the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority when he retired from the Navel Service. Donal was the beloved husband of Mary and loving father of Maria and Michael, adoring grandfather of Daniel, dear brother of Pat, Niall, Anna and the late Tony. Sadly missed by his loving family, Maria’s partner David, relatives, neighbours, colleagues and friends.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
Reposing at home on Thursday, 20th October, from 12.00noon until 4.00pm followed by reception into the Church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, Haulbowline at 6.30pm and lying in repose until 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday, 21st October, at 1.30pm followed by Cremation at The Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy.
No flowers please, donations if desired to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution or to the Defence Forces Benevolent Fund.