Yearly Archives: 2014

Brig. Gen. Patrick A. Cranfield RIP


ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Brigadier General Patrick A. (Pat) Cranfield, late of Blackrock and recently of Vergemount, Clonskeagh, Co. Dublin. Died on December 27, 2014, peacefully, at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Darling husband of Dara, loving Dad of Sharon, Fiona, Carol, Patrick and Stephen, father-in-law […]

Col. Liam Young RIP


ARCOIreland 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, […]

Alliance of Retired Public Servants – DEVELOPMENTS

The Executive Officers of the Alliance of Retired Public Servants (ARPS) have held a number of meetings with senior officials of key Government Departments. Regional Meetings are being organised by the Executive Committee to update retired Public Service Pensioners countrywide. At a Regional meeting held in Limerick on 20th October 2014, the Alliance Chairman, Mr […]

GOAL – Ebola outbreak in West Africa

GOAL has contacted the Defence Forces in relation to the expansion of its international team in Sierra Leone and Liberia as it scales up its programmes in these countries.  GOAL has enquired if retired members of the Defence Forces would be interested in volunteering for this mission. The positions most suited are those relating to […]

Lt. Col. Paddy Brophy RIP


ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Padraig (Paddy) Brophy, The Elms, Cutbush, Curragh, County Kildare. On Sunday 26th October 2014, peacefully, at the Blackrock Clinic. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Loreto, daughters Seosaimhín and Sorcha, son Padraig, daughter-in-law Caroline, son-in-law Michael, grandchildren Siofra, Senan, Laura and Jack, brothers, sisters, […]

Capt. Joe Finucane RIP


The family and friends of Captain Joseph Patrick (Joe) Finucane, a former Engineer Officer in the Defence Forces who died on 27 September 2014 in Sydney, Australia, have organised a memorial Mass in the Church of The Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin 16, at 1000hrs on Tuesday 28 October.  Joe was a loving husband to Dorothy and a dearly beloved […]

Comdt. Steve Lyons RIP


ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Stephen (Steve) Lyons, Carton Court, Maynooth, Co. Kildare & late of Rocklands, Ferrybank, Waterford. On October 2nd 2014, surrounded by his loving family & friends, at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Predeceased by his partner Una, deeply regretted by Claire, his loving sons Ruán & Cormac, […]

Lt. Col. Niall Callanan RIP


ARCOIreland regrets to inform its members of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Niall Callanan of Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. On September 24, 2014 at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Mary Bernadette (Dolly) and wonderful Dad to Mairead (Lane), Edel, Patricia, Niall and Colm. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, sons, daughters, sister Mona (Stanton), brothers […]

Agenda – 20th ARCOIreland Annual General Meeting

20th Annual General Meeting in Mckee Barracks on Friday 03 October 2014 at 1130 hrs   AGENDA 1.         Opening Address by President, ARCOIreland 2.         Minutes of 19th AGM – 05 October 2013 3.         President’s Report 4.         Report of the Hon. Secretary 5.         Report of the Hon. Treasurer to include audited […]

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