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Col. Leo Dawson RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Leo Dawson of Newbridge, County Kildare and late of Kilrush, County Clare, on 11th November 2017, peacefully, at Naas Hospital. Beloved husband of Frances. Sadly missed by his loving wife, children Áine, Jim and Michael, brother Seamus (Jim), sisters Assumpta, Patricia, Enda, Sr. Clare […]

Col. Harry Crowley RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Henry (Harry) Crowley, a former Vice President of the Association, of Little Connell, Newbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Killeigh, County Offaly. On 23 October 2017 (in his 96th year) peacefully, with his loving family by his side. Predeceased by his wife Carmel (Charmie), […]

Col. Mick Walsh RIP

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ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Michael (Mick) Walsh, former Director Medical Corps, of The Grove, Celbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Bohola, County Mayo, on 2nd March 2017. Predeceased by his wife Maureen and son Luke. Beloved father of Maire, Stephen, Paul, Deirdre and Emer and daughter-in-law Karen. Sadly […]

Col. Martin Coughlan RIP

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ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Martin Coughlan of Beechgrove, Oranmore, Galway and Geashill, Offaly on Saturday, 25th February, 2017. Predeceased by his brother Commandant Larry Coughlan and sister Anne. Beloved husband of Beatrice and much loved father of Kieran, Gráinne, Clodagh and Nicola. Sadly missed by his wife, son […]

Col. George Murphy RIP

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel George C. Murphy (Director of Artillery 1989-1991) of Jigginstown, Naas, County Kildare on May 28th, 2015 at Moore Abbey, Monasterevin. Beloved husband of Cecily and loving father of Maeve, Nicholas, Etienne, Brian, Ross and Geordan; greatly missed by his wife, children, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law and […]

Col. Liam Young RIP

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ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Liam Young, Hawkfield, Newbridge, Co. Kildare on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Peacefully, after an illness borne with great dignity. Deeply missed by his loving wife Mary and children Stephen, Oonagh, Eoin and Gavin, daughters-in-law Ann and Patricia, darling grandchild Ciara, brother Brendan, sister Sheila, […]

Retirement Presentation – Col Brian O’Keeffe

Colonel Brian O’Keeffe will retire from the Defence Forces on 24 March 2014 after 42 years of dedicated service. Brian is the founding General Secretary of the Representative Association of Commissioned Officers and those who have met him during the course of his career will be more than aware of the considerable contribution he has […]

Col. Terence O’Brien R.I.P.

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ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Terence (Terry) O’Brien who died on 9th January 2013 in Swansea where he had been living for a number of years. Terry was a member of the 11th Cadet Class 1937/1939. He initially served in Artillery and later transferred to Signals where he retired […]

Col. Denis Byrne R.I.P.

RIP

ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Colonel Denis (Dinny) Byrne of Salthill, Galway and formerly of The Curragh, Athlone and Castlebar. On December 31, 2012, peacefully at home; dearly beloved husband of Anna and much loved father of Denise, Tommy, Fiona, Annamarie and Linda. Sadly missed by his wife, son and […]

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