Monthly Archives: July 2021

Lieutenant-General William Callaghan DSM

Commissioned by ARCO, Colonel George Kerton (Retd) has written this article marking the centenary of the birth of one of Ireland’s outstanding peacekeepers, Lieutenant-General William Callaghan DSM who was born in County Cork on 03 July 1921. Forty years ago, Major-General William Callaghan assumed command of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) from […]

Cmdr Rory Costello RIP


ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commander Rory Costello, Roches Point and late of Hop Island, Rochestown, Cork. On July 10th, 2021, peacefully in the tender loving arms of his wife, daughters and sister and with the incredible support from the staff in Marymount Hospice. Beloved husband and best friend of […]

Comdt Charlie Martin RIP


ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death, on Thursday, 8th July 2021, of Commandant Charles (Charlie) Martin, The Oaks, Newbridge, County Kildare and formerly of Clones, County Monaghan. Husband of the late Mary Ann. Sadly missed by his loving children Helen, Owen, Siobhan, Cathal, Ciaran and Lisa Marie, son in law, daughters in […]

Comdt Peggy Flanagan RIP


ARCO regrets to inform its members of the death of Commandant Margaret (Peggy) Flanagan (née Dunne) of Tallaght, County Dublin and formerly of Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare. At Kiltipper Woods Care Centre on 27th June 2021 peacefully, in the tender care of the staff. Beloved wife of the late Peter and loving Mum to Seámus […]

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